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 135,573 producing wells that have been drilled in the Appalachian Basin from Jan 1970 to Sep 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, 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 181,541 183,710 Up 1.19%
Total Producing Wells 138,316 135,573 Down -1.98%
Percentage of Wells Producing 76% 74% Down -3%
Active Producers 1,476 1,451 Down -2%
Total Permits 331 236 Down -29%
Average Well Depth 160 161 Up 1%
Average BOE per Well 818 943 Up 15%

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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 E&p Onshore Llc 36 BBL 956.8M MCF 159.4M BOE
Antero Resources Corporation 47.5M BBL 1.7B MCF 346.2M BOE
Ascent Resources Utica Llc 252.3M BBL 561.6M MCF 345.9M BOE
Cabot Oil & Gas Corp 10.8K BBL 6.1B MCF 1B BOE
Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation 898.3K BBL 567M MCF 95.4M BOE
Chesapeake Appalachia Llc 672.9K BBL 6.5B MCF 1B BOE
Chesapeake Appalachia, L.l.c. 6.3M BBL 647.4M MCF 114.2M BOE
Chesapeake Exploration Llc 43M BBL 427.3M MCF 114.2M BOE
Chevron Appalachia Llc 480.9K BBL 1B MCF 183.1M BOE
Chief Oil & Gas Llc 0 BBL 2.1B MCF 362.4M BOE
Cnx Gas Co Llc 265.5K BBL 1.8B MCF 314.5M BOE
Eclipse Resources I Lp 66.5M BBL 163.8M MCF 93.9M BOE
Eqt Production Co 9.8K BBL 3.7B MCF 628.1M BOE
Eqt Production Company 2.4M BBL 1.3B MCF 228.6M BOE
Gulfport Appalachia Llc 113M BBL 118.9M MCF 132.8M BOE
Range Resources Appalachia Llc 32.3M BBL 4.4B MCF 781.5M BOE
Repsol Oil & Gas Usa Llc 0 BBL 1.9B MCF 327.1M BOE
Rice Drilling B Llc 0 BBL 2.2B MCF 367.4M BOE
Rice Drilling D Llc 82.9M BBL 258.4M MCF 126M BOE
Seneca Resources Corp 225.8K BBL 1.4B MCF 247.2M BOE
Southwestern Energy Prod Co 224.1K BBL 731.7M MCF 122.1M BOE
Swepi Lp 112.1K BBL 1B MCF 177.1M BOE
Swn Production Co Llc 1.4M BBL 2.6B MCF 440.8M BOE
Swn Production Company, Llc 19.7M BBL 846.6M MCF 160.8M BOE
Xto Energy Inc 388.1K BBL 670.8M MCF 112.1M 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 35.6M BBL CABOT OIL & GAS CORP
Haynes, W. Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania 12.8M BBL CABOT OIL & GAS CORP
Cogar Washington County, Pennsylvania 14.6M BBL EQT PRODUCTION CO
Pennay, G. Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania 6.8M BBL CABOT OIL & GAS CORP
McNeely Greene County, Pennsylvania 8.8M BBL RICE DRILLING B LLC
Daddy Long Legs Greene County, Pennsylvania 9.2M BBL RICE DRILLING B LLC
Teddick, M. Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania 11.8M BBL CABOT OIL & GAS CORP
Myers, R. Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania 9.6M BBL CABOT OIL & GAS CORP
Rough Hollow Greene County, Pennsylvania 9.7M BBL EQT PRODUCTION CO
Harbison Washington County, Pennsylvania 14.1M BBL DORSO LP, EQT PRODUCTION CO
Precision Capital LP Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania 7.4M BBL CABOT OIL & GAS CORP
Moore, S. Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania 6.5M BBL CABOT OIL & GAS CORP
Tsourous, A. Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania 9.7M BBL CABOT OIL & GAS CORP
Trinidad Scorpion Washington County, Pennsylvania 5.8M BBL RICE DRILLING B LLC
Baumel Unit Washington County, Pennsylvania 8.6M BBL RANGE RESOURCES APPALACHIA LLC
Master Splinter Washington County, Pennsylvania 9.1M BBL RICE DRILLING B LLC
Rostosky Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 12.1M BBL EQT PRODUCTION CO
Martin Edward 12273 Washington County, Pennsylvania 10.8M BBL RANGE RESOURCES APPALACHIA LLC
Huffman Greene County, Pennsylvania 9.1M BBL EQT PRODUCTION CO
Eakin Sandra 11420 Washington County, Pennsylvania 6.6M BBL RANGE RESOURCES APPALACHIA LLC
Flower T Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania 5.9M BBL CABOT OIL & GAS CORP
Golden Goose Washington County, Pennsylvania 13.1M BBL RICE DRILLING B LLC
Foltz J Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania 20.1M BBL CABOT OIL & GAS CORP
Thai Volcano Washington County, Pennsylvania 5.7M BBL RICE DRILLING B LLC

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