Slow Week Moves Utica Shale to 1,567 Total Permits Issued in Ohio

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has made the latest weekly permitting update available.  It wasn't a very busy week.

Only 7 new permits were issued last week.  Jefferson County was the focal point, with 3 new permits.  That brings the total number issued there to 46.  2 permits were issued for drilling in Carroll County, and 1 permit each for Belmont and Tuscarawas counties.

With these 7 new permits, there are now 1,567 total permits that have been issued in Ohio for Utica shale drilling.  1,141 wells have been drilled and 607 are producing.  The Utica rig count is 44.

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