Ohio Inches Closer to 2,200 Utica Shale Permits

The latest weekly update on permitting from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources shows that the slow crawl in the number of permits issued continued last week.  Six new permits show up on the latest report.  Three of those are for sites in Jefferson County, while one permit each went to Belmont, Monroe, and Noble counties.

There are now 2,197 permits issued for Utica shale horizontal drilling in the state, with 1,759 wells drilled and 1,347 wells producing.  The Utica rig count is 12.

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