Ohio has approved 1,099 Utica shale permits, as of Feb. 22.



Of that total, 747 wells have been drilled and 384 are in production, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources reported.



A total of 40 rigs are working in Ohio.



A total of 14 new permits have been approved: one in Belmont County, two in Carroll County, two in Columbiana County, one in Guernsey County, seven in Harrison County and one in Monroe County.