Ohio has approved 812 Utica shale permits, through July 20.
That includes 390 wells that have been completed and 117 wells that are in production, says the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
The number of rigs drilling in Ohio has increased to 36.
A total of 24 new permits were approved: seven in Carroll County, nine in Gurnsey County, three in Harrison County and five in Mahoning County.
The 24 new permits went to Cheaspeake Energy, Gulfport Energy and Hilcorp Energy.
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.