Permit Count Continues to Show Carroll County on Top
From Farm and Dairy:
Carroll County remains the leader in the number of Utica shale drilling permits issued during August.
According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources activity report (takes you to a PDF and not a website, Carroll County drillers received another 25 new Utica shale permits last month. There are now a total of 134 permits issued for Utica shale wells in that county.
Permits were issued for multiple wells in Augusta, Brown, Lee, Fox, East and Perry townships in Carroll County. A total of 11 permits were issued in Loudon Township. All permits were issued to Chesapeake Exploration.
A total of 42 wells have been drilled in Carroll County to date; 16 are producing and 16 are waiting to be fracked.