Gulfport Energy Corporation has released their second quarter earnings and operations update. Gulfport is a Utica Shale driller (among other basins across the U.S. and Canada). In the news for Gulfport for 2Q12: They drilled four new Utica Shale wells, three of which were completed and waiting to go online. Their first horizontal well in the Utica, drilled in February of this year, came online and at its peak was producing 17.1 million cubic feet of gas per day (Mmcf/d), along with 432 barrels of condensate per day and 1,881 barrels of natural gas liquids per day.
The relevant sections of the update dealing with Utica Shale operations: