Ohio has approved 913 Utica shale permits, as of Sept. 28.
The state has 563 wells that have been drilled, of which 162 wells are in production, the Ohio Department of Natural resources reports..
A total of 33 rigs are drilling in Ohio.
Thirteen new Utica permits were approved: one in Carroll County, five in Guernsey County, one in Harrison County, three in Monroe County, one in Muskingum County, one in Noble Counjty and one in Trumbull County.
Interestingly, Anadarko Petroleum resurfaced with two new Utica shale permits: one in Muskingum County and one in Noble County.
The Texas-based energy company has been somewhat inactive in recent months in the Utica shale, amid reports it was pulling out of Ohio.
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.