West Virginia Oil & Gas Activity

West Virginia statewide summary oil and gas data that goes back to 1985 and contains information on the 104,151 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: $258,981,783,411
National Energy Production Rank: #9

West Virginia Map of Current Permits and Wells

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West Virginia Frequently Asked Questions

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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 104,151 wells drilled this year.
How many approved permits are there in West Virginia? There have been 2,017 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 68,482 104,151 Up 52.09%
Total Producing Wells 46,540 44,550 Down -4.28%
Percentage of Wells Producing 68% 43% Down -37%
Active Producers 395 421 Up 7%
Total Permits 817 2,017 Up 147%
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 Jul 2020 116.7M BBL 474.8M MCF
# 2 Pennsylvania Dec 2019 100.8K BBL 615.5M MCF
# 4 New Mexico Aug 2020 30.1M BBL 160.7M MCF
# 5 North Dakota Aug 2020 36.1M BBL 83.8M MCF
# 6 Colorado Jul 2020 14.3M BBL 189.2M MCF
# 7 Oklahoma Apr 2020 11.2M BBL 187.2M MCF
# 8 Louisiana Jul 2020 2.2M BBL 200.4M MCF
# 9 West Virginia Dec 2018 1.2M BBL 166.1M MCF
# 10 California Jan 2020 13M BBL 43.6M MCF
# 11 Wyoming Jul 2020 6.1M BBL 62.3M MCF
# 12 Ohio Dec 2018 865.1K BBL 81.3M MCF
# 13 Arkansas Mar 2020 288.6K BBL 41.7M MCF
# 14 Utah May 2020 2.5M BBL 21.7M MCF
# 15 Kansas Jun 2020 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 15 Mississippi Jul 2020 1.2M BBL 13.9M MCF
# 16 Montana Jul 2020 1.6M BBL 8.9M MCF
# 17 Alabama Jun 2020 360.7K BBL 7M MCF
# 18 Michigan Mar 2020 291.3K BBL 5.8M 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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West Virginia Oil & Gas Permits 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 75
EQT PRODUCTION COMPANY Unknown, WV Dec 2018 4.1M BBL 1,102 40
SWN PRODUCTION COMPANY, LLC Jane Lew, WV Dec 2018 4M BBL 365 55
NORTHEAST NATURAL ENERGY LLC Charleston, WV Dec 2018 1M BBL 58 6
CNX GAS COMPANY LLC Fairmont, WV Dec 2018 809.6K BBL 154 18
JAY-BEE OIL & GAS, INC. Cairo, WV Dec 2018 780.6K BBL 114 N/A
TUG HILL OPERATING, LLC Cross Lanes, WV Dec 2018 459.2K BBL 73 65
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 3
TRIAD HUNTER, LLC Waverly, WV Dec 2018 191.4K BBL 285 N/A
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 N/A
WACO OIL & GAS CO., INC. Glenville, WV Dec 2018 26K BBL 291 1
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 N/A
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 28
HAUGHT ENERGY CORPORATION Smithville, WV Dec 2018 14.8K BBL 567 N/A
ROSS AND WHARTON GAS COMPANY, INC. Coalton, WV Dec 2018 14.4K BBL 653 17

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West Virginia Top Lease Properties by BOE

Lease Property State County Cumulative BOE Producer Name(s)
West Virginia - State Of West Virginia Wetzel County 952.5K BBL TRANS ENERGY, INC.
Wheeling Jesuit Univ. West Virginia Wetzel County 906.8K BBL STONE ENERGY CORPORATION
State Of West Virginia West Virginia Wetzel County 673.4K BBL TRANS ENERGY, INC.
Wheeling Jesuit University West Virginia Wetzel County 527.6K BBL STONE ENERGY CORPORATION
Evans, Ruth West Virginia Grant County 403.8K BBL CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, L.L.C.
U. S. Forest Service West Virginia Grant County 381.3K BBL CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, L.L.C.
Shreve, Dorothy E. West Virginia Grant County 332.7K BBL CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, L.L.C.
Eastern Assoc Coal Corp. West Virginia Kanawha County 290K BBL EQT PRODUCTION COMPANY
Allegheny Mining Corp. West Virginia Grant County 189.4K BBL CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, L.L.C.
East Dolly Sods #2 West Virginia Grant County 189.4K BBL CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, L.L.C.
Jim C. Hamer Company West Virginia Braxton County 185.8K BBL EQT PRODUCTION COMPANY
Pinnacle Land Company, Llc West Virginia Wyoming County 185.7K BBL CABOT OIL & GAS CORPORATION,CNX GAS COMPANY LLC
Marstiller, David S. West Virginia Randolph County 131.1K BBL CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, L.L.C.
Mastellar Coal Co. West Virginia Mineral County 128.5K BBL CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, L.L.C.
Haslacker, Vernon L. West Virginia Grant County 124.1K BBL CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, L.L.C.
Southern Land Co. West Virginia Boone County 120.9K BBL EQT PRODUCTION COMPANY
Berg, Kermit & Bessie West Virginia Grant County 118.9K BBL CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, L.L.C.
Burgess, Leon & Judy C. West Virginia Grant County 103.2K BBL CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, L.L.C.
Gardner, Timothy & Thomas West Virginia Grant County 102.3K BBL CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, L.L.C.
Usa Natl Forest West Virginia Grant County 98.7K BBL CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, L.L.C.
Teter, Ica S. West Virginia Grant County 96.7K BBL CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, L.L.C.
Cutlip, Esker L., Etal West Virginia Nicholas County 93.8K BBL BASE PETROLEUM, INC.
Miller, M. West Virginia Monongalia County 92.5K BBL CONSOL GAS COMPANY
Nice, John E., Et Al West Virginia Wetzel County 90.1K BBL STONE ENERGY CORPORATION
Mike Ross, Inc. West Virginia Randolph County 89.1K BBL ROSS AND WHARTON GAS COMPANY, INC.

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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 #283 #12 $7,256,633,847 38 Dec 2018 160 BBL 1.1M MCF 6.6K BOE
Boone County, WV #439 #22 $6,541,615,551 16 Dec 2018 332 BBL 340K MCF 1.9K BOE
Braxton County, WV #577 #32 $2,531,242,346 43 Dec 2018 244 BBL 94.7K MCF 534.53 BOE
Brooke County, WV #142 #9 $831,534,534 2 Dec 2018 239.3K BBL 4.3M MCF 32.2K BOE
Cabell County, WV #608 #33 $957,323,054 20 Dec 2018 1K BBL 68.5K MCF 414.9 BOE
Calhoun County, WV #494 #29 $3,234,613,889 69 Dec 2018 3.5K BBL 193K MCF 1.1K BOE
Clay County, WV #528 #30 $2,299,752,874 28 Dec 2018 7.6K BBL 132.2K MCF 990 BOE
Doddridge County, WV #33 #1 $23,279,804,046 75 Dec 2018 136.8K BBL 41.1M MCF 232.9K BOE
Fayette County, WV #629 #35 $1,922,298,142 13 Dec 2018 0 BBL 62.5K MCF 347.43 BOE
Gilmer County, WV #456 #24 $5,668,908,280 82 Dec 2018 4.6K BBL 270.3K MCF 1.6K BOE
Hancock County, WV #832 #44 $11,441,828 3 Dec 2018 2 BBL 40 MCF 0.27 BOE
Harrison County, WV #101 #6 $17,836,765,809 57 Dec 2018 4K BBL 9.4M MCF 52.7K BOE
Jackson County, WV #471 #26 $4,146,167,963 32 Dec 2018 445 BBL 251.1K MCF 1.4K BOE
Kanawha County, WV #327 #13 $12,200,321,177 46 Dec 2018 5K BBL 858.3K MCF 4.9K BOE
Lewis County, WV #363 #17 $11,861,897,890 66 Dec 2018 1.4K BBL 651.7K MCF 3.6K BOE
Lincoln County, WV #365 #18 $8,121,265,645 28 Dec 2018 8.6K BBL 594.3K MCF 3.5K BOE
Logan County, WV #415 #21 $13,518,051,669 18 Dec 2018 386 BBL 433.5K MCF 2.4K BOE
Marion County, WV #193 #10 $4,213,812,761 27 Dec 2018 223 BBL 3.1M MCF 17.2K BOE
Marshall County, WV #76 #5 $8,284,136,337 14 Dec 2018 222.8K BBL 13.4M MCF 82.2K BOE
Mason County, WV #679 #39 $381,184,264 11 Dec 2018 404 BBL 30.3K MCF 182.07 BOE
McDowell County, WV #335 #16 $16,785,035,982 21 Dec 2018 0 BBL 833K MCF 4.6K BOE
Mercer County, WV #621 #34 $1,204,068,383 6 Dec 2018 0 BBL 69.1K MCF 383.83 BOE
Mineral County, WV #834 #45 $6,745,424 4 Dec 2018 0 BBL 25 MCF 0.17 BOE
Mingo County, WV #397 #20 $11,012,742,116 24 Dec 2018 139 BBL 476.5K MCF 2.6K BOE
Monongalia County, WV #136 #8 $4,319,283,077 19 Dec 2018 44 BBL 6.3M MCF 35.4K BOE
Nicholas County, WV #668 #37 $1,005,065,650 13 Dec 2018 60 BBL 42.1K MCF 236.07 BOE
Ohio County, WV #109 #7 $1,651,201,570 2 Dec 2018 226.9K BBL 7.3M MCF 48.1K BOE
Pendleton County, WV #817 #42 $91,412,934 1 Dec 2018 0 BBL 550 MCF 3.03 BOE
Pleasants County, WV #331 #15 $693,060,077 48 Dec 2018 4.7K BBL 835.1K MCF 4.7K BOE
Preston County, WV #553 #31 $818,558,602 8 Dec 2018 0 BBL 138K MCF 766.73 BOE
Putnam County, WV #470 #25 $2,976,504,834 24 Dec 2018 96 BBL 254.7K MCF 1.4K BOE
Raleigh County, WV #476 #27 $7,515,647,488 19 Dec 2018 4 BBL 246.7K MCF 1.3K BOE
Randolph County, WV #648 #36 $957,146,376 12 Dec 2018 0 BBL 51.2K MCF 284.53 BOE
Ritchie County, WV #70 #4 $11,466,997,264 110 Dec 2018 71.8K BBL 17.7M MCF 100.9K BOE
Roane County, WV #479 #28 $3,055,253,955 48 Dec 2018 5.8K BBL 201.7K MCF 1.3K BOE
Summers County, WV #826 #43 $14,460,689 1 Dec 2018 0 BBL 116 MCF 0.63 BOE
Taylor County, WV #201 #11 $2,791,146,558 19 Dec 2018 0 BBL 2.8M MCF 15.7K BOE
Tucker County, WV #738 #41 $415,768,264 7 Dec 2018 0 BBL 13.7K MCF 76.67 BOE
Tyler County, WV #41 #2 $7,645,418,575 31 Dec 2018 175.3K BBL 30.8M MCF 177.1K BOE
Upshur County, WV #329 #14 $7,207,278,324 36 Dec 2018 232 BBL 867.3K MCF 4.8K BOE
Wayne County, WV #449 #23 $4,143,139,076 22 Dec 2018 567 BBL 311.2K MCF 1.7K BOE
Webster County, WV #840 #46 $22,265,045 1 Dec 2018 0 BBL 3 MCF 0 BOE
Wetzel County, WV #62 #3 $13,240,172,404 28 Dec 2018 109.4K BBL 19.4M MCF 111.9K BOE
Wirt County, WV #674 #38 $442,974,730 38 Dec 2018 1.2K BBL 28.9K MCF 201.97 BOE
Wood County, WV #684 #40 $304,803,730 31 Dec 2018 2.2K BBL 16.6K MCF 167.27 BOE
Wyoming County, WV #394 #19 $15,813,283,488 19 Dec 2018 0 BBL 487.5K MCF 2.7K BOE

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