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Utica Shale Well Permitting is Strong in Ohio
November 25, 2013 |

The number of permits issued for drilling the Utica Shale in Ohio has been significantly higher in 2013 than in 2012.

Data from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

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Ohio Gas for Ohio Homes and Businesses
September 23, 2013 |
The Northeast Ohio Public Energy Council is working to bring natural gas from the Utica Shale into Ohio homes and businesses at a cost savings of about $100 per customer next year. Related: What is the Utica Shale?

Earthquakes Cause ODNR to Halt Drilling
March 16, 2014 | Columbus Dispatch
On Monday, March 10th two small earthquakes in eastern Ohio (M2.6 and M3.0) prompted the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to halt operations at seven nearby gas wells. Industry responded that hundreds of wells have been drilled in the Utica Shale using hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling without incident. Related: Utica Shale well density

1200 Utica Wells in 2014?
February 25, 2014 |
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is predicting that there will be nearly 1200 new wells drilled in the Utica Shale during 2014. Related: Horizontal Wells in the Utica Shale

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