Our Utica and Marcellus Shale Data Suite Provides Companies Investing in the Region with Comprehensive Parcel and Lease Ownership Data
For energy development companies seeking to tap one of the biggest areas of recoverable natural gas in the U.S., the Marcellus and Utica Gas Shale is the new playing ground. According to the United States Geological Survey*, Marcellus gas shale is located in the Appalachian Basin Province, containing an estimated 1.9 trillion cubic feet of natural gas. Just beneath it is the deeper Utica Shale layer. Spanning Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio, Maryland and West Virginia, this super giant field of rich black shale offers significant economic opportunities for natural gas investors.
But how do you access relevant parcel and lease information for such a vast region?
CoreLogic and Western Land Services have provided the answer with the Marcellus and Utica Shale Data Suite to deliver the mission critical information investors need to make insightful and educated decisions including:
- Current parcel and lease owner information for most counties within the Marcellus and Utica Shale with CoreLogic ParcelPoint®
- Spatial Mineral Lease Layer and lease attributes from Western Land Services, including current lessee, lease expiration date, royalty percentage and acreage
- Dozens of property attributes, including mailing address, deeded acreage, legal description and recording information
The Marcellus and Utica Shale Data Suite can deliver comprehensive shale surface and subsurface ownership data for Pennsylvania New York, Ohio and West Virginia Marcellus and Utica Shales providing one integrated solution that serves multiple levels within the mining community.
- Landmen have the information needed to accelerate lease deals and determine new areas for exploration
- GIS professionals can combine surface, Marcellus and Utica shale depth and internal proprietary data to develop spatial databases as well as create forecasts and budgets
- Exploration departments can determine expansion potential from the Marcellus and Utica shale maps by identifying adjacent lease owners, lease expiration dates and royalty percentages
- Engineering can establish the most efficient and cost effective route for asset transportation
- Right-of-way is exposed for lease procurement and pipeline placement through parcel ownership data
With such a large area of untapped potential, the competition for good ground in the Utica and Marcellus Shale is anticipated to be significant. Investors who quickly identify and secure the most desirable property leases through access to timely and accurate data will have a competitive edge. That edge begins with The Marcellus and Utica Shale Data Suite.
Note: All elements may not be available for all leases
*Assessment of Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources of the Appalachian Basin Province, Geology.com