More Permits Issued for Drilling in (Yes) Northern Utica in OH/PA March 5, 2015 Carroll County, Chesapeake Energy, Columbiana County, Energy Companies, Hilcorp Energy, Jefferson County (OH), Mercer County, Ohio, Pennsylvania More evidence that drilling in the northern Ohio and Pennsylvania Utica is most definitely NOT dead. Both Chesapeake Energy and Hillcorp recently received permits to drill in the northern Utica on both sides of the border… Please Login to view this content. (Not a member? Join Today!) Related Post navigation WV Forced Pooling HB2688 Passes House, Heads to SenateNY Antis Flood FERC in Fight Against Dominion’s New Market Project You 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.