Permits and wells drilled is usually the focus in Ohio’s Utica Shale. However, there’s a story just as big: The number of pipelines either now being built–or planned–in eastern Ohio. How many pipelines would you guess are “in the pipeline” to be built? A dozen? A few dozen? How about, over 100. Yes, the number of planned pipelines in Ohio–from gathering lines to interstate transmission pipelines–is staggering.
Here’s a map from he Public Utilities Commission of Ohio that shows how many pipelines are being planned, by county: