Consol Energy subsidiary pushes the technological envelope by drilling the longest lateral leg of a horizontal well in both the Utica and Marcellus shale plays

CNX Gas Co LLC, a subsidiary of Pennsylvania-based Consol Energy Corp., has now drilled "the longest lateral leg of a horizontal well to date" in both the Marcellus and Utica shales, The Business Journal reports. The longest lateral in the Marcellus is the Kuhns 3B well in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, which stretches nearly two miles. The same rig used to construct that well, the M62, was also used to construct the longest lateral in the Utica, located in Noble County. For more, read the full story.

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