LISBON - Two more drilling permit application for Columbiana County have been filed with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, bringing the total to 44 separate drilling sites in the county and number of well permits to 50.
The most recent permits are as follows:
- Weaver unit in Salem Township, accessible from state Route 558. The applicant is Chesapeake Exploration.
- Mrugala unit in Center Township, accessible from Depot and Teegarden roads. Chesapeake Exploration is the applicant.
This brings the number of drilling sites in Center Township to three and to two in Salem Township.