Rig Count Up Again on ODNR's Last Weekly Report of 2016

The weekly Utica shale permitting report from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources covering the week of December 25 to December 31, 2016 shows five new permits being issued as the Utica rig count climbed by one.

Four of the five new permits listed on the report are for sites in Guernsey County, while the remaining permit was for Monroe County.  All five permits were issued to Eclipse Resources.

The Utica rig count rose to 23, matching the highest level it had reached in 2016.  2,342 permits have now been issued, with 1,882 wells drilled and 1,472 wells producing.

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