The latest weekly report on Utica shale permitting from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources shows activity on the increase.
13 new permits are listed on the report. Five of those are for Belmont County wells, while Guernsey and Monroe counties each had four new wells permitted. The rig count increased for the third straight week, going from 19 to 21.
The cumulative totals are now 2,311 wells permitted, 1,851 wells drilled, and 1,468 wells producing - an increase of 36 producing wells from the previous week's report.
View the latest report below or by clicking here.
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