CONSOL Energy has completed its first Utica well in Oho's Tuscarawas County.
The company is currently evaluating the flow back and results of the well.
CONSOL operates in Ohio on its own acreage and is also involved in a joint venture with New York-based Hess Corp.
The Tuscarawas County well is not part of the joint venture.
The joint venture did not drill any joint venture wells in the first quarter ofr 2012.
Plans for for a rig to be moved soon to Noble County to drill a horizontal well, reports the blog Utica Shale.
Chesapeake Energy Corp,the Oklahoma-based firm is the No. 1 driller in Ohio.
Rig Count Interactive Map by Baker Hughes, an energy services company.
Shale Sheet Fracking, a Youngstown Vindicator blog.
The Ohio Environmental Council, a statewide eco-group based in Columbus.
Earthjustice, a national eco-group.
People's Oil and Gas Collaborative-Ohio, a grass-roots group in Northeast Ohio.
Concerned Citizens of Medina County, a grass-roots group.
No Frack Ohio, a Columbus-based grass-roots group.
Fracking: Gas Drilling's Environmental Threat by ProPublica, an online journalism site.
Pipeline, blog from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Marcellus shale drilling.
Allegheny Front, environmental public radio for Western Pennsylvania.