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Rex Energy says drilling completed on first Ohio Utica well

Rex Energy said it has completed drilling its first Ohio Utica well, the Brace #1H, located in Carroll County. The well encountered approximately 135 feet of Point Pleasant formation and approximately143 feet of overlying Utica Shale formation. The vertical hole was plugged back and the well was drilled to a total measured depth of 12,332 feet with a lateral length of approximately 4,170 feet. Fracture stimulation is currently scheduled for June. Rex Energy also announced the commissioning of the Bluestone cryogenic processing plant located in Butler County, Pennsylvania. Once fully operational, the Bluestone plant will have a full inlet capacity of 50 MMcf/d and will not require additional field compression. First gas sales at the plant are expected by June 1.