Ascent Resources is a leading independent energy company focused on acquiring, developing, and producing natural gas and oil in the prolific Appalachian Basin. Through a combination of strategic acquisitions and organic growth, Ascent Resources has established a leading position in the Appalachian Basin, with ownership in approximately 195,000 net acres that are highly prospective for shale oil, liquids and natural gas. Ascent conducts business through Ascent Resources – Utica, LLC which focuses on the Utica Shale Play in Ohio.