A Look at the Numbers: OH Drill Permits Dip, PA Permits Grow October 11, 2012 Ohio, Pennsylvania, Statewide OH, Statewide PAThe number of permits filed to drill new shale oil and gas wells in Ohio slowed a bit in September, according to recent records. The number of permits to drill new shale wells in Pennsylvania saw an uptick in September.Please Login to view this content. (Not a member? Join Today!)RelatedPost navigationChevron’s First Utica Drilling Permit for Mercer County, PACarrizo Drills Exploratory Marcellus Well – in New YorkYou do not have permission to view the comments. Click here to cancel reply.Please Login to post a comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email.