Last-quarter Ohio oil production up 17 percent over same quarter previous year

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) announced the state’s horizontal shale wells “produced 6.8 million barrels of oil” during the fourth quarter of last year, an increase of 17 percent over 2018 fourth-quarter totals, reports. Natural gas production during the same quarter was 685 billion cubic feet, an increase of 3 percent over the same quarter in 2018, according to the article. ODNR reported production from 2,452 wells, which averaged 2,774 barrels of oil, 279 million cubic feet of natural gas and 90 days of production. For more, read the full article.