Utica Shale Completion by Rice Drilling Initially Flows 21.64 MMcf of Gas per Day

Drilling Activity Details


United States

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#3H Walking Tall
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Drilling Activity Summary


Rice Drilling announced a Utica Shale discovery in Ohio’s Belmont County. The Belmont Consolidated Field well, #3H Walking Tall, is in Section 6-7n-5w. Drilled to 22,431 ft, the true vertical depth is 8,946 ft. It flowed 21.64 MMcf of gas per day from perforations at 9,535-22,375 ft after 61 stages of fracture stimulation. Rice Drilling is a subsidiary of Rice Energy, which was acquired by EQT Corp. in 2017.