In December, Carroll County continued its streak as the county with the most shale gas drilling permits issued, but not all of them were to Chesapeake Exploration.
According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources permit records from December, there were eight permits issued to well sites in Carroll County.
Two of the permits were issued to RE Gas Development LLC. in Washington Township. Another permit was issued in Washington Township, to Chesapeake Exploration.
Two permits were issued for well sites in Center Township to Chesapeake Exploration, which also received permits for a site in August and one in Fox townships.