Utica Shale Now Up to 1,560 Permits on Latest Report

The latest weekly permitting update from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources is now posted.  It was a busy week for Harrison County as the Utica shale numbers continue to rise.

12 new permits were issued last week.  6 of those permits were issued to American Energy Utica for Harrison County wells.  5 went to Antero Resources for Monroe County sites, and the remaining 1 permit is for a Belmont County well to be drilled by Rice Drilling.

These 12 new permits now move the Utica shale up to 1,560 total permits issued.  1,122 wells have been drilled, 607 are producing, and the Utica rig count is 46.

View the report by clicking here.

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