Rex Energy to step up drilling program in Carroll County

Rex Energy will be getting busier soon in Carroll County, Ohio, where it plans to drill 12 oil and natural gas wells in the Utica shale play in the second half of 2017, reports the Canton Repository. The newspaper says the Pennsylvania-based company had planned to drill five wells in Carroll County, but a new financing agreement will allow Rex to drill seven additional wells there. Most will begin production in early 2018, according to the Repository. For more, read the full story.