Tuesday, August 26, 2014
14 New Utica Shale Permits on Latest Report
14 new permits were issued for horizontal drilling in Ohio's Utica shale last week. 5 of those permits went to Hess Ohio Developments for Belmont County wells. 4 more were issued to Chesapeake Energy for Harrison County sites, while 2 permits each were issued for wells in Guernsey and Noble counties. The final permit was for Chesapeake's Keystone Trust 34-10-3 1H well in Jefferson County.
With this activity added on, there have now been 1,457 permits issued for Utica shale drilling in the state. 1,038 wells are drilled and 549 are producing. The Utica rig count is 46.
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