Artex Energy plans to sell acreage in Utica shale play

Ohio-based oil and natural gas producer Artex Energy Group is seeking bids for 14,884 net acres it holds in the Utica shale play, reports the Kallanish Energy news site. The site says Artex is offering to sell oil and gas holdings in Noble, Guernsey, Washington, Tuscarawas and Stark counties in eastern Ohio. They include a 2,027-acre joint venture in Noble and Washington counties with Antero Resources.