Appalachian Basin

The Appalachian Basin covers areas of Ohio and Pennsylvania and West Virginia. The information below is the summary of oil and gas data that goes back to 1980 and contains information on the 142,582 producing wells that have been drilled in the Appalachian Basin from Jan 1970 to Nov 2020.

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Basin Counties

The counties comprising the Appalachian Basin in Ohio are: Ashtabula County, OH, Athens County, OH, Belmont County, OH, Carroll County, OH, Columbiana County, OH, Coshocton County, OH, Cuyahoga County, OH, Gallia County, OH, Geauga County, OH, Guernsey County, OH, Harrison County, OH, Holmes County, OH, Jefferson County, OH, Lawrence County, OH, Mahoning County, OH, Medina County, OH, Meigs County, OH, Monroe County, OH, Morgan County, OH, Muskingum County, OH, Noble County, OH, Perry County, OH, Portage County, OH, Stark County, OH, Summit County, OH, Trumbull County, OH, Tuscarawas County, OH, Washington County, OH, Wayne County, OH

The counties comprising the Appalachian Basin in Pennsylvania are: Allegheny County, PA, Armstrong County, PA, Beaver County, PA, Bedford County, PA, Blair County, PA, Bradford County, PA, Butler County, PA, Cambria County, PA, Cameron County, PA, Centre County, PA, Clarion County, PA, Clearfield County, PA, Clinton County, PA, Columbia County, PA, Crawford County, PA, Elk County, PA, Erie County, PA, Fayette County, PA, Forest County, PA, Greene County, PA, Huntingdon County, PA, Indiana County, PA, Jefferson County, PA, Lackawanna County, PA, Lawrence County, PA, Luzerne County, PA, Lycoming County, PA, McKean County, PA, Mercer County, PA, Mifflin County, PA, Potter County, PA, Somerset County, PA, Sullivan County, PA, Susquehanna County, PA, Tioga County, PA, Union County, PA, Venango County, PA, Warren County, PA, Washington County, PA, Wayne County, PA, Westmoreland County, PA, Wyoming County, PA

The counties comprising the Appalachian Basin in West Virginia are: Barbour County, WV, Boone County, WV, Braxton County, WV, Brooke County, WV, Cabell County, WV, Calhoun County, WV, Clay County, WV, Doddridge County, WV, Fayette County, WV, Gilmer County, WV, Grant County, WV, Greenbrier County, WV, Hampshire County, WV, Hancock County, WV, Harrison County, WV, Jackson County, WV, Kanawha County, WV, Lewis County, WV, Lincoln County, WV, Logan County, WV, Marion County, WV, Marshall County, WV, Mason County, WV, McDowell County, WV, Mercer County, WV, Mineral County, WV, Mingo County, WV, Monongalia County, WV, Nicholas County, WV, Ohio County, WV, Pleasants County, WV, Pocahontas County, WV, Preston County, WV, Putnam County, WV, Raleigh County, WV, Randolph County, WV, Ritchie County, WV, Roane County, WV, Summers County, WV, Taylor County, WV, Tucker County, WV, Tyler County, WV, Upshur County, WV, Wayne County, WV, Webster County, WV, Wetzel County, WV, Wirt County, WV, Wood County, WV, and Wyoming County, WV

Appalachian Basin Map of Current Permits and Wells

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Appalachian Basin Oil & Gas Activity Stats

Category Last Year Value Current Year Value YoY Trend YoY % Change
Total Wells 187,564 189,754 Up 1.17%
Total Producing Wells 144,852 142,582 Down -1.57%
Percentage of Wells Producing 77% 75% Down -3%
Active Producers 1,505 1,482 Down -2%
Total Permits 331 236 Down -29%
Average Well Depth 0 0 Flat 0%
Average BOE per Well 789 913 Up 16%

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Appalachian Basin Oil & Gas Production by Year

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Appalachian Basin Oil & Gas Wells Completed by Year

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Appalachian Basin Oil & Gas Permits by Year

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Top Producers by BOE Production in Appalachian Basin

Producer Name Oil Produced Gas Produced BOE Produced
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation 1K BBL 26.7B MCF 4.4B BOE
Antero Resources Corporation 222.4M BBL 37.6B MCF 6.4B BOE
Ard Operating Llc 0 BBL 12.6B MCF 2.1B BOE
Ascent Resources Utica Llc 461.7M BBL 16.1B MCF 3.1B BOE
Cabot Oil & Gas Corp 25.7M BBL 191.5B MCF 31.9B BOE
Chesapeake Energy 524.3M BBL 213.4B MCF 36B BOE
Chevron 114.6M BBL 34B MCF 5.7B BOE
Chief Oil & Gas Llc 0 BBL 62.6B MCF 10.4B BOE
Cnx Gas Company Llc 97.1M BBL 64.4B MCF 10.8B BOE
Columbia Natural Resources, Llc 6.7M BBL 9.3B MCF 1.5B BOE
Energy Corp Of Amer 4.3M BBL 10.1B MCF 1.6B BOE
Eqt Production 61.5M BBL 144.3B MCF 24.1B BOE
Exco 17.6M BBL 13.9B MCF 2.3B BOE
Gulfport Energy Corporation 65.5M BBL 12B MCF 2B BOE
Pa Gen Energy 168.5M BBL 15.6B MCF 2.7B BOE
Pennenergy Resources Llc 50.7M BBL 15.3B MCF 2.6B BOE
Range Resources 957.3M BBL 129.9B MCF 22.6B BOE
Re Gas Dev Llc 20.1M BBL 10.6B MCF 1.8B BOE
Repsol Oil & Gas Usa Llc 0 BBL 56B MCF 9.3B BOE
Rice Drilling Llc 87.4M BBL 71.8B MCF 12B BOE
Seneca Resources Corporation 15.3M BBL 46.7B MCF 7.8B BOE
Shell 13.1M BBL 29.8B MCF 4.9B BOE
Southwestern Energy Prod Co 6.2M BBL 20.4B MCF 3.4B BOE
Swn Production Co Llc 580.6M BBL 98.5B MCF 16.8B BOE
Xto Energy Inc 32.1M BBL 22.3B MCF 3.7B BOE

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Appalachian Basin Top Lease Properties by BOE

Lease Property Location Cumulative BOE Producer Name(s)
Jeffers Farms Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania 36.8M BBL CABOT OIL & GAS CORP
Haynes, W. Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania 13.3M BBL CABOT OIL & GAS CORP
Cogar Washington County, Pennsylvania 15.1M BBL EQT PRODUCTION CO
Pennay, G. Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania 7.1M BBL CABOT OIL & GAS CORP
McNeely Greene County, Pennsylvania 9.2M BBL RICE DRILLING B LLC
Daddy Long Legs Greene County, Pennsylvania 9.5M BBL RICE DRILLING B LLC
Teddick, M. Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania 12.2M BBL CABOT OIL & GAS CORP
Myers, R. Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania 10.1M BBL CABOT OIL & GAS CORP
Rough Hollow Greene County, Pennsylvania 10.5M BBL EQT PRODUCTION CO
Harbison Washington County, Pennsylvania 14.9M BBL DORSO LP, EQT PRODUCTION CO
Precision Capital LP Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania 7.8M BBL CABOT OIL & GAS CORP
Moore, S. Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania 6.8M BBL CABOT OIL & GAS CORP
Tsourous, A. Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania 10M BBL CABOT OIL & GAS CORP
Dominator Belmont County, Ohio 1.9M BBL RICE DRILLING D LLC
Trinidad Scorpion Washington County, Pennsylvania 6M BBL RICE DRILLING B LLC
Baumel Unit Washington County, Pennsylvania 8.9M BBL RANGE RESOURCES APPALACHIA LLC
Pickens 21-11-4 Harrison County, Ohio 1.3M BBL CHESAPEAKE EXPLORATION LLC, EAP OHIO LLC
Master Splinter Washington County, Pennsylvania 9.3M BBL RICE DRILLING B LLC
Rostosky Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 12.6M BBL EQT PRODUCTION CO
Martin Edward 12273 Washington County, Pennsylvania 11.1M BBL RANGE RESOURCES APPALACHIA LLC
Huffman Greene County, Pennsylvania 9.9M BBL EQT PRODUCTION CO
Eakin Sandra 11420 Washington County, Pennsylvania 6.9M BBL RANGE RESOURCES APPALACHIA LLC
Flower T Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania 6.1M BBL CABOT OIL & GAS CORP
Golden Goose Washington County, Pennsylvania 13.4M BBL RICE DRILLING B LLC

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