Ohio has permitted 953 Utica shale wells, as of Oct. 26.



The state has seen 597 wells completed and 169 of those wells are producing, according to the latest information from the Ohio Department of Natural resources.



A total of 34 rigs are drilling in Ohio.



There were 14 new permits: two in Belmont County, two in Carroll County, two in Columbiana County, one in Guernsey County, three in Harrison County, one in Mahoning County and three in Noble County.