For the first time in six years, Carroll County doesn’t have the most Utica Shale well permits in Ohio.
Belmont County surpassed Carroll on the Ohio Department of Natural Resources permit list released Tuesday.
Belmont had 526 permits for the week that ended Nov. 18, while Carroll had 525 permits.
Carroll had held the top number of Utica drilling permits in Ohio since 2011, according to an analysis of ODNR records by The Canton Repository. The county was an early focus of drillers before exploration migrated south and east toward the Ohio River.Read the original article by clicking here.
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