West Virginia Oil & Gas Activity

West Virginia statewide summary oil and gas data that goes back to 1985 and contains information on the 104,339 wells that have been drilled in the state since that time. West Virginia is ranked #9 in the US based on Barrels of Oil Equivalent (BOE) produced in Dec 2018. You will also find information on the producers of wells as well as recent drilling permits, rigs and production data for producing wells which start in Jan 1985 and go through Dec 2018.

West Virginia State Summary Stats

West Virginia Oil & Gas State Income: $69,045,360,806
National Energy Production Rank: #9

West Virginia Map of Current Permits and Wells

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West Virginia Frequently Asked Questions

Questions Answers
How does West Virginia rank in the nation for oil and gas production? West Virginia currently ranks #9 in the nation based on barrels of oil equivalent (BOE) production.
How many wells were drilled in West Virginia so far this year? West Virginia has had 104,339 wells drilled this year.
How many approved permits are there in Texas? There have been 1,897 permits approved in West Virginia.
What is the average boe produced by well in West Virginia? 649 BBLs of oil equivalent (BOE) is the average amount produced by a single well in West Virginia
How many active producers are there in West Virginia? There are currently 421 active producers in the state of West Virginia.
What is the average depth an oil or gas well is drilled in West Virginia? 0 feet is the average depth of a well in West Virginia.

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West Virginia Oil & Gas Activity Stats

Category Last Year Value Current Year Value YoY Trend YoY % Change
Total Wells 68,544 104,339 Up 52.22%
Total Producing Wells 46,540 44,550 Down -4.28%
Percentage of Wells Producing 68% 43% Down -37%
Active Producers 397 421 Up 6%
Total Permits 817 1,897 Up 132%
Average Well Depth 0 0 Flat 0%
Average BOE per Well 551 649 Up 18%

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Other States By Production Rank

Rank State Most Recent Month Oil Produced Gas Produced
# 1 Texas Mar 2020 112M BBL 381.7M MCF
# 2 Louisiana Feb 2020 9.9M BBL 615.2M MCF
# 3 Pennsylvania Dec 2019 100.2K BBL 615.5M MCF
# 5 New Mexico Mar 2020 32.8M BBL 170M MCF
# 6 North Dakota Mar 2020 41.1M BBL 92.9M MCF
# 7 Colorado Mar 2020 15.4M BBL 206.8M MCF
# 8 Ohio Dec 2018 1.9M BBL 221.1M MCF
# 9 West Virginia Dec 2018 1.2M BBL 166.1M MCF
# 10 Wyoming Mar 2020 840.6K BBL 131.3M MCF
# 11 California Aug 2019 16.1M BBL 25.6M MCF
# 12 Oklahoma Nov 2019 2M BBL 58.5M MCF
# 13 Arkansas Oct 2019 262.9K BBL 43.3M MCF
# 14 Utah Dec 2019 2.9M BBL 22M MCF
# 15 Kansas Feb 2020 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 15 Mississippi Mar 2020 1.3M BBL 15.7M MCF
# 16 Montana Feb 2020 1.7M BBL 8.5M MCF
# 17 Alabama Jan 2020 383.3K BBL 5.8M MCF
# 18 Michigan Oct 2019 303.5K BBL 0 MCF

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Annual West Virginia Oil & Gas Production

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West Virginia Oil & Gas Wells Completed by Year

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Browse All Producing West Virginia Companies

Top Oil & Gas Producers by BOE in West Virginia

Producer Name Location Production Date Monthly BOE Produced Producing Wells Trailing 12 Month Permits
ANTERO RESOURCES CORPORATION Cross Lanes, WV Dec 2018 12.8M BBL 982 86
EQT PRODUCTION COMPANY Unknown, WV Dec 2018 4.1M BBL 1,102 27
SWN PRODUCTION COMPANY, LLC Jane Lew, WV Dec 2018 4M BBL 365 70
NORTHEAST NATURAL ENERGY LLC Charleston, WV Dec 2018 1M BBL 58 16
CNX GAS COMPANY LLC Fairmont, WV Dec 2018 809.6K BBL 154 29
JAY-BEE OIL & GAS, INC. Cairo, WV Dec 2018 780.6K BBL 114 14
TUG HILL OPERATING, LLC Cross Lanes, WV Dec 2018 459.2K BBL 73 76
NYTIS EXPLORATION COMPANY LLC Charleston, WV Dec 2018 289.9K BBL 5,149 N/A
ALLIANCE PETROLEUM CORPORATION Parkersburg, WV Dec 2018 247.6K BBL 6,289 N/A
CHEVRON APPALACHIA, LLC Charleston, WV Dec 2018 226.1K BBL 32 10
TRIAD HUNTER, LLC Waverly, WV Dec 2018 191.4K BBL 285 1
ARP MOUNTAINEER PRODUCTION, LLC Cross Lanes, WV Dec 2018 56.2K BBL 259 N/A
TRIANA ENERGY, LLC Nitro, WV Dec 2018 49.4K BBL 12 N/A
KEY OIL COMPANY Weston, WV Dec 2018 38.7K BBL 891 1
DOMINION ENERGY TRANSMISSION, INC. Clarksburg, WV Dec 2018 36.6K BBL 528 5
WACO OIL & GAS CO., INC. Glenville, WV Dec 2018 26K BBL 291 N/A
MOUNTAIN V OIL & GAS, INC. Bridgeport, WV Dec 2018 23.6K BBL 431 N/A
MOUNTAIN V, LLC Bridgeport, WV Dec 2018 23K BBL 757 N/A
PILLAR ENERGY, LLC Charleston, WV Dec 2018 22.2K BBL 757 N/A
ENERVEST OPERATING, L.L.C., A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY Charleston, WV Dec 2018 20.7K BBL 648 2
HARD ROCK EXPLORATION, INC. Charleston, WV Dec 2018 19.4K BBL 338 N/A
BASE PETROLEUM, INC. South Charleston, WV Dec 2018 18.3K BBL 383 N/A
HG ENERGY, LLC Parkersburg, WV Dec 2018 15K BBL 439 26
HAUGHT ENERGY CORPORATION Smithville, WV Dec 2018 14.8K BBL 567 1
ROSS AND WHARTON GAS COMPANY, INC. Coalton, WV Dec 2018 14.4K BBL 653 21

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West Virginia Top Lease Properties by BOE

Lease Property State County Cumulative BOE Producer Name(s)
CONSOLIDATION COAL COMPANY West Virginia Marshall County 7.7M BBL HG ENERGY II APPALACHIA, LLC,SWN PRODUCTION COMPANY, LLC
POCAHONTAS LAND CORP. West Virginia Wyoming County 6.3M BBL ALLIANCE PETROLEUM CORPORATION,ARP MOUNTAINEER PRODUCTION, LLC,BOYD O & G INC.,CABOT OIL & GAS CORPORATION,CNX GAS COMPANY LLC,CONSOL GAS COMPANY,CONTINENTAL OPERATING CO.,CORE APPALACHIA OPERATING LLC,D. C. MALCOLM, INC.,DOMINION ENERGY TRANSMISSION, INC.,EAGLE ENERGY, INC.,ENERGY CORPORATION OF AMERICA,ENERVEST OPERATING, L.L.C., A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY,GREYLOCK CONVENTIONAL, LLC,KERR-MCGEE CORP.,K. PETROLEUM, INC.,NYTIS EXPLORATION COMPANY LLC,PENN VIRGINIA OIL AND GAS CORPORATION,PINNACLE MINING COMPANY, LLC,SONAT EXPLORATION CO.
COASTAL LUMBER COMPANY West Virginia Wetzel County 5.4M BBL ALLIANCE PETROLEUM CORPORATION,EAST RESOURCES, INC.,EQT PRODUCTION COMPANY,EQUITRANS, L. P.,MDW CAPITAL, INC.,TRIBUNE RESOURCES, LLC
WV CONSERVATION COMMISSION West Virginia Wetzel County 4.6M BBL EQT PRODUCTION COMPANY,TRIAD HUNTER, LLC
NOBLE ENERGY, INC. West Virginia Tyler County 4.1M BBL CNX GAS COMPANY LLC
POCAHONTAS LAND CORP. West Virginia McDowell County 3.3M BBL ALLIANCE PETROLEUM CORPORATION,APPALACHIAN ENERGY DEVELOPMENT, INC.,CABOT OIL & GAS CORPORATION,CNX GAS COMPANY LLC,CONSOL GAS COMPANY,D. C. MALCOLM, INC.,ENERGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION,EQT PRODUCTION COMPANY,GREYLOCK CONVENTIONAL, LLC,NYTIS EXPLORATION COMPANY LLC,OPERATOR UNKNOWN,PINNACLE MINING COMPANY, LLC,PMJ, INC.,RADIUS ENERGY SERVICES, LLC,ROSS AND WHARTON GAS COMPANY, INC.,T & F EXPLORATION, LP
MONROE, EDNA West Virginia Tyler County 3.2M BBL ALLIANCE PETROLEUM CORPORATION,ANTERO RESOURCES CORPORATION
COASTAL LUMBER COMPANY West Virginia Tyler County 3.1M BBL ANTERO RESOURCES CORPORATION,TARGA DEVELOPMENT, INC.
FERRELL, ROY E. West Virginia Ohio County 3M BBL SWN PRODUCTION COMPANY, LLC
DALLISON LUMBER INC. West Virginia Wetzel County 2.9M BBL EAST RESOURCES, INC.,HG ENERGY, LLC,TRIBUNE RESOURCES, LLC
EDGE, ALICE MAE West Virginia Ohio County 2.8M BBL SWN PRODUCTION COMPANY, LLC
WEIGLE, EDWIN C. West Virginia Tyler County 2.8M BBL ANTERO RESOURCES CORPORATION
DALLISON LUMBER, INC. West Virginia Wetzel County 2.7M BBL EAST RESOURCES, INC.,HG ENERGY, LLC,TRIBUNE RESOURCES, LLC
BROWN, FRANCIS D. & FREEDA M. West Virginia Wetzel County 2.3M BBL TRIBUNE RESOURCES, LLC
SECKMAN, LLOYD C. West Virginia Tyler County 2.3M BBL ANTERO RESOURCES CORPORATION
HARTLEY, DAVID M. West Virginia Tyler County 2.1M BBL ANTERO RESOURCES CORPORATION
RICHARD DALLISON ET AL West Virginia Wetzel County 1.9M BBL EQT PRODUCTION COMPANY
UNDERWOOD, RAYMOND West Virginia Tyler County 1.8M BBL ANTERO RESOURCES CORPORATION,DIVERSIFIED RESOURCES, INC.
GEORGIA-PACIFIC CORP. West Virginia Wyoming County 1.7M BBL ALLIANCE PETROLEUM CORPORATION,BLAZER ENERGY CORP.,CABOT OIL & GAS CORPORATION,NYTIS EXPLORATION COMPANY LLC,PENN VIRGINIA OIL AND GAS CORPORATION,SONAT EXPLORATION CO.
WILLIAMS OHIO VALLEY MIDSTREAM, LLC West Virginia Marshall County 1.7M BBL CHEVRON APPALACHIA, LLC
PPG INDUSTRIES, INC. West Virginia Marshall County 1.6M BBL EAGLE NATRIUM LLC,TUG HILL OPERATING, LLC
CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA West Virginia Wetzel County 1.6M BBL SWN PRODUCTION COMPANY, LLC
SCYOC, SHARON ANNE West Virginia Wetzel County 1.5M BBL EQT PRODUCTION COMPANY
TURLEY, TIM M. & JENKINS, TAMMY West Virginia Marshall County 1.5M BBL HG ENERGY II APPALACHIA, LLC
COASTAL FOREST RESOURCES COMPANY West Virginia Monongalia County 1.5M BBL NORTHEAST NATURAL ENERGY LLC

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West Virginia Oil & Gas Permits by Year

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West Virginia Counties By Production

County National Rank State Rank Production Value Producers Production Date Oil Produced Monthly Gas Produced Monthly BOE Produced Daily
Barbour County, WV #280 #12 $1,421,539,571 38 Dec 2018 160 BBL 1.1M MCF 6.6K BOE
Boone County, WV #435 #22 $901,148,294 16 Dec 2018 332 BBL 340K MCF 1.9K BOE
Braxton County, WV #569 #32 $394,563,084 43 Dec 2018 244 BBL 94.7K MCF 534.53 BOE
Brooke County, WV #142 #9 $590,426,193 2 Dec 2018 239.3K BBL 4.3M MCF 32.2K BOE
Cabell County, WV #602 #33 $146,594,045 20 Dec 2018 1K BBL 68.5K MCF 414.9 BOE
Calhoun County, WV #493 #29 $798,046,747 69 Dec 2018 3.5K BBL 193K MCF 1.1K BOE
Clay County, WV #519 #30 $570,601,638 28 Dec 2018 7.6K BBL 132.2K MCF 990 BOE
Doddridge County, WV #35 #1 $10,477,883,111 75 Dec 2018 136.8K BBL 41.1M MCF 232.9K BOE
Fayette County, WV #616 #35 $451,686,774 13 Dec 2018 0 BBL 62.5K MCF 347.43 BOE
Gilmer County, WV #453 #24 $1,382,591,269 82 Dec 2018 4.6K BBL 270.3K MCF 1.6K BOE
Hancock County, WV #811 #44 $5,529,792 3 Dec 2018 2 BBL 40 MCF 0.27 BOE
Harrison County, WV #108 #6 $6,111,110,156 57 Dec 2018 4K BBL 9.4M MCF 52.7K BOE
Jackson County, WV #472 #26 $667,720,928 32 Dec 2018 445 BBL 251.1K MCF 1.4K BOE
Kanawha County, WV #324 #13 $2,322,466,360 46 Dec 2018 5K BBL 858.3K MCF 4.9K BOE
Lewis County, WV #356 #17 $1,808,529,468 66 Dec 2018 1.4K BBL 651.7K MCF 3.6K BOE
Lincoln County, WV #360 #18 $1,496,358,065 28 Dec 2018 8.6K BBL 594.3K MCF 3.5K BOE
Logan County, WV #412 #21 $1,366,003,720 18 Dec 2018 386 BBL 433.5K MCF 2.4K BOE
Marion County, WV #179 #10 $1,179,295,481 27 Dec 2018 223 BBL 3.1M MCF 17.2K BOE
Marshall County, WV #77 #5 $3,671,065,426 14 Dec 2018 222.8K BBL 13.4M MCF 82.2K BOE
Mason County, WV #661 #39 $55,851,006 11 Dec 2018 404 BBL 30.3K MCF 182.07 BOE
McDowell County, WV #330 #16 $1,898,952,397 21 Dec 2018 0 BBL 833K MCF 4.6K BOE
Mercer County, WV #610 #34 $144,502,642 6 Dec 2018 0 BBL 69.1K MCF 383.83 BOE
Mineral County, WV #812 #45 $2,785,639 4 Dec 2018 0 BBL 25 MCF 0.17 BOE
Mingo County, WV #402 #20 $1,309,147,859 24 Dec 2018 139 BBL 476.5K MCF 2.6K BOE
Monongalia County, WV #133 #8 $1,269,980,964 19 Dec 2018 44 BBL 6.3M MCF 35.4K BOE
Nicholas County, WV #649 #37 $220,707,053 13 Dec 2018 60 BBL 42.1K MCF 236.07 BOE
Ohio County, WV #109 #7 $1,172,718,605 2 Dec 2018 226.9K BBL 7.3M MCF 48.1K BOE
Pendleton County, WV #800 #42 $6,356,822 1 Dec 2018 0 BBL 550 MCF 3.03 BOE
Pleasants County, WV #327 #15 $178,997,015 48 Dec 2018 4.7K BBL 835.1K MCF 4.7K BOE
Preston County, WV #539 #31 $145,494,841 8 Dec 2018 0 BBL 138K MCF 766.73 BOE
Putnam County, WV #471 #25 $424,188,359 24 Dec 2018 96 BBL 254.7K MCF 1.4K BOE
Raleigh County, WV #477 #27 $690,381,728 19 Dec 2018 4 BBL 246.7K MCF 1.3K BOE
Randolph County, WV #632 #36 $320,059,193 12 Dec 2018 0 BBL 51.2K MCF 284.53 BOE
Ritchie County, WV #66 #4 $4,520,049,014 110 Dec 2018 71.8K BBL 17.7M MCF 100.9K BOE
Roane County, WV #483 #28 $698,865,273 48 Dec 2018 5.8K BBL 201.7K MCF 1.3K BOE
Summers County, WV #807 #43 $1,820,975 1 Dec 2018 0 BBL 116 MCF 0.63 BOE
Taylor County, WV #197 #11 $1,224,837,662 19 Dec 2018 0 BBL 2.8M MCF 15.7K BOE
Tucker County, WV #722 #41 $74,424,256 7 Dec 2018 0 BBL 13.7K MCF 76.67 BOE
Tyler County, WV #43 #2 $4,107,904,079 31 Dec 2018 175.3K BBL 30.8M MCF 177.1K BOE
Upshur County, WV #326 #14 $1,402,503,764 36 Dec 2018 232 BBL 867.3K MCF 4.8K BOE
Wayne County, WV #448 #23 $681,224,582 22 Dec 2018 567 BBL 311.2K MCF 1.7K BOE
Webster County, WV #818 #46 $2,127,447 1 Dec 2018 0 BBL 3 MCF 0 BOE
Wetzel County, WV #61 #3 $5,920,077,971 28 Dec 2018 109.4K BBL 19.4M MCF 111.9K BOE
Wirt County, WV #656 #38 $161,954,990 38 Dec 2018 1.2K BBL 28.9K MCF 201.97 BOE
Wood County, WV #671 #40 $111,078,856 31 Dec 2018 2.2K BBL 16.6K MCF 167.27 BOE
Wyoming County, WV #400 #19 $2,273,392,388 19 Dec 2018 0 BBL 487.5K MCF 2.7K BOE

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