Gulfport Purchases More Utica Shale Leases for $10K/Acre
$10,000 per acre seems to be the price Gulfport is willing to pay other energy companies to take over their acreage in the Ohio Utica Shale. Last December Gulfport paid $10K/acre for 30,000 acres (see Gulfport Adds Another 30K Utica Net Acres, Pays $10K/Acre). Yesterday Gulfport announced they’ve purchased another 22,000 acres from the same company, Windsor Ohio (a division of Wexford Capital), also for $10K/acre. This new acreage bumps Gulfport’s Utica Shale lease holdings to 137,000 acres.
Yesterday’s Gulfport announcement about their latest Utica purchase: