Shale Energy Law Blog
Ohio Drilling and Permitting Update
August 15, 2013
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has released information regarding oil and gas permitting and drilling activity, indicating that 32 drilling rigs are currently operating in the state and that 832 total horizontal well permits have been issued since record keeping began. The ODNR issued 80 new horizontal drilling permits in July of 2013, the highest number of which (15) were issued in Belmont County.