Consol Energy plans to add third drilling rig in 2018

Consol Energy Inc. plans to add another drilling rig in 2018, boosting the company’s projections for natural gas production next year by 30 billion cubic feet, reports the Pittsburgh Business Times. The newspaper says Consol has been operating two rigs, one in western Pennsylvania and the other in Monroe County, Ohio. The company did not disclose where the third rig will be deployed in those shale plays. For more, read the full story.

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