Ohio’s Oil & Gas Production Soars in Q2

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is reporting that oil production from Ohio’s horizontal shale wells jumped 29.54% during the second quarter of 2019, compared to a year ago. Natural gas production was up 10.81%. The wells produced 5,813,755 barrels of oil and 614,218,362 Mcf (614 billion cubic feet) of natural gas, according to the ODNR report.

At last check, the U.S. Energy Information Administration has Ohio ranked as the nation’s fifth-largest producer of natural gas and the 12th largest producer of crude oil. 9/3/2019