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Ohio home to more than 1,000 Utica shale wells around the state, nearly half producing gas

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CANTON, Ohio — State officials say there are now more than 1,000 Utica shale wells around Ohio.

The (Canton) Repository (http://bit.ly/1sTza9H) reports that statistics released Tuesday from the Department of Natural Resources show Ohio has 1,004 wells listed as drilled, drilling or producing.

Ohio overall has 495 producing Utica wells. Forty-eight drilling rigs are working in the region.

Carroll County in eastern Ohio has the most Utica wells in the state, with 240 wells producing out 363 drilled. Neighboring Harrison County has the second highest number of wells, with 70 wells out of 174 producing.

Reports from the Energy Information Administration say the Utica shale region is one of the fastest-growing natural gas production areas in the United States.

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