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1,000th fracking well to be drilled in Ohio

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A milestone is coming in the Ohio Utica Shale boom.

The 1,000 horizontal Utica Shale well will soon be drilled.

The first horizontal well was drilled in September of 2010 in Jefferson County by Hess Corporation.

Currently, there are more than 1,400 Utica shale fracking permits issued in the state.

 

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