According to the weekly report from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources for the week of December 18 to December 24 shows that 12 permits were issued for drilling in the Utica shale. That was three more than on the previous week's report.
Five permits were issued for wells in both Belmont and Monroe counties, while the remaining two were for Harrison County sites.
That brought the totals in Ohio to 2,341 permits issued, 1,879 wells drilled, and 1,472 wells producing. For the second straight report, the Utica rig count stayed at 22.
View the report below or by clicking here.
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