Ohio: 512 Utica Shale Permits Issued, 223 Utica Wells Drilled
The numbers keep racking up for Utica Shale permits and wells drilled in Ohio. According to the latest report from the Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources, Ohio has now approved 512 permits for Utica Shale drilling and the state has 27 drilling rigs busy at work in the Utica right now. So the numbers will continue to rapidly rise for the foreseeable future.
Here’s the particulars of where permits and drilling are taking place, including two helpful interactive maps: