Mid East Oil
Welcome to Mid East Oil LLC

Mid East Oil is an exploration and production company with a mission to profit from the utilization of advanced drilling technologies in the proven and well-known oil producing sands of the Appalachian Basin.

Mid East Oil currently operates more than 70 vertical oil and gas wells and has more than 7400 acres of production and development acreage.

If you're interested in the latest, most cost and results effective technologies for drilling, and would like to lease to us, please contact us via phone or email.
Industry News
US Ban on Oil, Gas Drilling in Alaska Will Stall Economic Growth - Congressman - Sputnik International
The economy of the US state of Alaska will be damaged by an executive order issued by President Barack Obama on Friday to seal off 40,300 square miles from oil and natural gas leasing, the House of Natural Resources Chairman Rob ...

Obama Blocks New Oil, Gas Drilling Off California - KQED
The Obama administration is blocking any new oil and gas drilling in the waters off the West Coast and in the Arctic Ocean. No new drilling rights will be offered for sale over the next five years. Environmental groups and some ...

Broomfield officials eye another moratorium on oil, gas development ... - The Denver Post
Broomfield is taking another shot at imposing a moratorium on oil and gas development.and ...

Washington, Oregon US senators urge Obama to permanently ban oil, gas drilling off West Coast - Chinook Observer
Northwest U.S. Sens. Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Patty Murray (D-WA), Ron Wyden (D-OR), Jeff Merkley (D-OR) have in a letter urged President Obama to exercise his authority under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to permanently ...

Mid East Oil in the News
Marcellus, Utica Shales Make Northeast Focal Point Of Growing U.S. Production

Horizontal drilling, fracking begins in old, shallow oil and gas fields
If we could take a tiny glass elevator down the trajectory of a Marcellus Shale well, we would see slabs of coal, sandstone, shale and siltstone alternating and colliding with one another for thousands of feet until we finally reach the target rock.

Today, half a dozen local oil and gas companies are forgoing the full ride. They're getting off the elevator halfway down, before the Elk Sandstone formation that separates the conventional oil and gas reservoirs from the deeper, unconventional plays across the old oil and gas fields of Pennsylvania.

These reservoirs that have been fueling this region for decades all but faded into an afterthought when the Marcellus Shale boom redefined the industry five years ago.

As Bill Zagorski, vice president of geology with Range Resources, which pioneered development of the Marcellus region, recently told a group of mostly small companies at an industry conference, "We're able to look at these old plays with horizontal eyes, with Marcellus eyes."

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