The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued fifteen new permits to drill into the Utica Shale, bringing the total number of permits to eighty five (40 horizontal and 45 vertical).
Chesapeake Energy (CHK) continued to lead in the development of the Utica Shale and was issued eight permits. Anadarko Petroleum (APC) received four permits, and Enervest and Beck Energy also were issued permits to drill.
Permits to drill in Ashtabula, Geauga and Muskingum Counties in Ohio were issued for the first time. Also, the Townships of Richmond, Rose, Parkman, Harrison, Meigs and Brookfield will see Utica Shale drilling for the first time.
|10/4/2011||Ashtabula||Richmond||V||Chesapeake||Moyer Ash 3|
|10/4/2011||Belmont||Richland||V||Beck Energy||Hickenbottom 1|
|10/4/2011||Geauga||Parkman||V||Chesapeake||Mast Gea 6|
|9/30/2011||Muskingum||Meigs||V||Anadarko||FREC Musk Meigs A1|
|9/30/2011||Muskingum||Meigs||H||Anadarko||FREC Musk Meigs A1H|
|9/30/2011||Noble||Brookfield||V||Anadarko||Noble Brookfield A1|
|9/30/2011||Noble||Brookfield||H||Anadarko||Noble Brookfield A1H|
|9/27/2011||Carroll||Lee||H||Chesapeake||White 17-3-5 10H|
|9/20/2011||Mahoning||Goshen||V||Chesapeake||K Martig 6-17-4-8|
|9/20/2011||Mahoning||Goshen||H||Chesapeake||K Martig 6-17-4-8H|