Drilling Permits

Rate of Ohio Utica Drilling Permits Issued by Month  
Permits issued by month through March 2014
Source: Ohio DNR reports

Comparing the months of February and March year over year gives some indication that 2014 summer months will see historically high permitting activity in the Utica / Point Pleasant play in Ohio. Recent 2014 permitting activity favors eastern counties.

Map of permits issued Jan 1, 2014 through Apr 12, 2014