Ohio's Oil and Natural Gas Wells Reach New Highs in Third Quarter '15
COLUMBUS - During the third quarter of 2015, Ohio’s
horizontal shale wells produced 5,696,780 barrels of oil and 245,747,686
Mcf (245 billion cubic feet) of natural gas, according to figures
released today by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).
Quarterly production continues to set new records as horizontal shale
well production totals have increased by more than 100 percent from
2014’s third quarter totals. Additionally, Ohio’s horizontal shale wells
have produced more oil and gas in the first nine months of this year
than all of Ohio’s wells produced in 2014.
3rd Quarter YTD Totals
Barrels of oil:
Mcf of gas:
In 2014, Ohio’s wells produced 15,062,912 barrels of oil and 512,964,465 Mcf of gas for the entire year.
The report lists 1,134 wells, 1,087 of which reported production
results. Forty-seven wells reported no production as they are waiting on
pipeline infrastructure. Of the 1,087 wells reporting production
The average amount of oil produced was 5,241 barrels.
The average amount of gas produced was 226,079 Mcf.
The average number of third quarter days in production was 78.