The latest weekly permitting report released by the Ohio Department of Natural Resource for Utica shale wells reveals another fairly busy week.
Guernsey County led the way, with 9 new permits last week. Harrison County had 6 new wells permitted, Noble County saw 5 new permits, and Carroll County rounded out the report with 2 more well permits. The total number issued for the week ending March 22 was 22.
This brings the total number of permits for horizontal drilling in the Utica shale in Ohio to 1,165. 774 wells have been drilled, 385 are producing, and the Utica rig count is 38.
View the report by clicking here.
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