Here is the latest map of drilling activity in Ohio targeting the Utica Shale Point Pleasant formation. There have been 321 wells permitted in the state between August 20, 2009, and August 3, 2012. The leading public operators include:
Chesapeake Energy (CHK) – 225 permits
Anadarko Petroleum (APC) – 12 permits
Hess Corporation (HES) – 9 permits
Devon Energy (DVN) – 8 permits
CONSOL Energy (CNX) – 7 permits
Gulfport Energy (GPOR) – 7 permits
The source of the permit data is the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Geological Survey.