West Virginia Oil & Gas Activity

West Virginia statewide summary oil and gas data that goes back to 1985 and contains information on the 104,192 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: $114,020,122,594
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 104,192 wells drilled this year.
How many approved permits are there in Texas? There have been 1,978 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 68,641 104,192 Up 51.79%
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 1,978 Up 142%
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 May 2020 104.3M BBL 462.9M MCF
# 2 Pennsylvania Dec 2019 100.8K BBL 615.5M MCF
# 4 Louisiana May 2020 2.8M BBL 304.9M MCF
# 5 New Mexico Jun 2020 26.4M BBL 146.8M MCF
# 6 Colorado May 2020 14.3M BBL 187.9M MCF
# 7 Oklahoma Mar 2020 12.7M BBL 195.9M MCF
# 8 North Dakota Jun 2020 25.8M BBL 58.9M MCF
# 9 West Virginia Dec 2018 1.2M BBL 166.1M MCF
# 10 Wyoming May 2020 3M BBL 135.8M MCF
# 11 California Nov 2019 15.3M BBL 35.2M MCF
# 12 Ohio Dec 2018 943.5K BBL 91.9M MCF
# 13 Arkansas Jan 2020 287.3K BBL 42.9M MCF
# 14 Utah Mar 2020 3.4M BBL 23M MCF
# 15 Kansas Apr 2020 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 15 Mississippi May 2020 856.9K BBL 12.2M MCF
# 16 Montana May 2020 1.2M BBL 7.5M MCF
# 17 Alabama Apr 2020 391K BBL 7.3M MCF
# 18 Michigan Jan 2020 308.9K BBL 6.4M 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 69
EQT PRODUCTION COMPANY Unknown, WV Dec 2018 4.1M BBL 1,102 35
SWN PRODUCTION COMPANY, LLC Jane Lew, WV Dec 2018 4M BBL 365 76
NORTHEAST NATURAL ENERGY LLC Charleston, WV Dec 2018 1M BBL 58 5
CNX GAS COMPANY LLC Fairmont, WV Dec 2018 809.6K BBL 154 23
JAY-BEE OIL & GAS, INC. Cairo, WV Dec 2018 780.6K BBL 114 1
TUG HILL OPERATING, LLC Cross Lanes, WV Dec 2018 459.2K BBL 73 72
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 4
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 2
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 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 27
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 18

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West Virginia Top Lease Properties by BOE

Lease Property State County Cumulative BOE Producer Name(s)
Heartwood Forestland West Virginia Wyoming County 858.5K BBL BOONE EAST DEVELOPMENT CO., LLC
Plum Creek Timber Co. West Virginia McDowell County 398.1K BBL RADIUS ENERGY SERVICES, LLC,ULTRA PRODUCTION COMPANY, LLC
Heartwood For. Fund Iv Lp West Virginia Wyoming County 337.1K BBL BOONE EAST DEVELOPMENT CO., LLC
Lyons, Hilda S. West Virginia Barbour County 330.6K BBL SUMMIT APPALACHIA OPERATING COMPANY, LLC
Pocahontas Land West Virginia Wyoming County 291.6K BBL RADIUS ENERGY SERVICES, LLC
Pinnacle Land Co. West Virginia Wyoming County 269.9K BBL ULTRA PRODUCTION COMPANY, LLC
U. S. Forest Service West Virginia Grant County 242.6K BBL CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, L.L.C.
West Virginia - State Of West Virginia Wetzel County 203K BBL TRANS ENERGY, INC.
Wheeling Jesuit Univ. West Virginia Wetzel County 196.6K BBL STONE ENERGY CORPORATION
Heartwood Forestland Fund West Virginia Wyoming County 190.5K BBL BOONE EAST DEVELOPMENT CO., LLC
Shreve, Dorothy E. West Virginia Grant County 161.4K BBL CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, L.L.C.
Evans, Ruth West Virginia Grant County 149.2K BBL CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, L.L.C.
State Of West Virginia West Virginia Wetzel County 146.7K BBL TRANS ENERGY, INC.
Western Pocahontas Prop. West Virginia Raleigh County 133.3K BBL EXCO RESOURCES (PA), LLC,SUMMIT APPALACHIA OPERATING COMPANY, LLC
Wheeling Jesuit University West Virginia Wetzel County 113.8K BBL STONE ENERGY CORPORATION
Teter, Ica S. West Virginia Grant County 97.2K BBL CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, L.L.C.
Nice, John E., Et Al West Virginia Wetzel County 96.8K BBL STONE ENERGY CORPORATION
Usa Natl Forest West Virginia Grant County 85.1K BBL CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, L.L.C.
Berwind Land Co. West Virginia Wyoming County 84.9K BBL ULTRA PRODUCTION COMPANY, LLC
East Dolly Sods #2 West Virginia Grant County 79.7K BBL CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, L.L.C.
Pinnacle Land Company, Llc West Virginia Wyoming County 74.8K BBL CABOT OIL & GAS CORPORATION,CNX GAS COMPANY LLC
Lemasters, William West Virginia Wetzel County 73.3K BBL HG ENERGY, LLC
Berg, Kermit & Bessie West Virginia Grant County 68.3K BBL CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, L.L.C.
G & M Development Inc West Virginia Mingo County 60.1K BBL G & M CONTRACTING, INC.
Knotts, Richard D. West Virginia Taylor County 58.6K BBL EQT PRODUCTION COMPANY

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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 #282 #12 $2,577,438,253 38 Dec 2018 160 BBL 1.1M MCF 6.6K BOE
Boone County, WV #430 #22 $1,993,441,245 16 Dec 2018 332 BBL 340K MCF 1.9K BOE
Braxton County, WV #574 #32 $804,553,494 43 Dec 2018 244 BBL 94.7K MCF 534.53 BOE
Brooke County, WV #141 #9 $831,534,534 2 Dec 2018 239.3K BBL 4.3M MCF 32.2K BOE
Cabell County, WV #602 #33 $302,342,174 20 Dec 2018 1K BBL 68.5K MCF 414.9 BOE
Calhoun County, WV #487 #29 $1,267,065,971 69 Dec 2018 3.5K BBL 193K MCF 1.1K BOE
Clay County, WV #512 #30 $902,977,124 28 Dec 2018 7.6K BBL 132.2K MCF 990 BOE
Doddridge County, WV #30 #1 $14,276,557,664 75 Dec 2018 136.8K BBL 41.1M MCF 232.9K BOE
Fayette County, WV #621 #35 $728,461,612 13 Dec 2018 0 BBL 62.5K MCF 347.43 BOE
Gilmer County, WV #445 #24 $2,204,140,590 82 Dec 2018 4.6K BBL 270.3K MCF 1.6K BOE
Hancock County, WV #839 #44 $6,606,648 3 Dec 2018 2 BBL 40 MCF 0.27 BOE
Harrison County, WV #104 #6 $8,701,473,972 57 Dec 2018 4K BBL 9.4M MCF 52.7K BOE
Jackson County, WV #467 #26 $1,340,459,694 32 Dec 2018 445 BBL 251.1K MCF 1.4K BOE
Kanawha County, WV #326 #13 $4,225,811,772 46 Dec 2018 5K BBL 858.3K MCF 4.9K BOE
Lewis County, WV #355 #17 $3,737,339,622 66 Dec 2018 1.4K BBL 651.7K MCF 3.6K BOE
Lincoln County, WV #360 #18 $2,769,104,331 28 Dec 2018 8.6K BBL 594.3K MCF 3.5K BOE
Logan County, WV #403 #21 $3,752,311,368 18 Dec 2018 386 BBL 433.5K MCF 2.4K BOE
Marion County, WV #188 #10 $1,895,980,611 27 Dec 2018 223 BBL 3.1M MCF 17.2K BOE
Marshall County, WV #75 #5 $5,445,272,949 14 Dec 2018 222.8K BBL 13.4M MCF 82.2K BOE
Mason County, WV #674 #39 $118,401,804 11 Dec 2018 404 BBL 30.3K MCF 182.07 BOE
McDowell County, WV #334 #16 $4,822,219,830 21 Dec 2018 0 BBL 833K MCF 4.6K BOE
Mercer County, WV #609 #34 $354,142,685 6 Dec 2018 0 BBL 69.1K MCF 383.83 BOE
Mineral County, WV #841 #45 $3,514,474 4 Dec 2018 0 BBL 25 MCF 0.17 BOE
Mingo County, WV #390 #20 $3,205,339,671 24 Dec 2018 139 BBL 476.5K MCF 2.6K BOE
Monongalia County, WV #132 #8 $2,209,012,124 19 Dec 2018 44 BBL 6.3M MCF 35.4K BOE
Nicholas County, WV #656 #37 $368,985,437 13 Dec 2018 60 BBL 42.1K MCF 236.07 BOE
Ohio County, WV #109 #7 $1,600,707,106 2 Dec 2018 226.9K BBL 7.3M MCF 48.1K BOE
Pendleton County, WV #822 #42 $23,616,034 1 Dec 2018 0 BBL 550 MCF 3.03 BOE
Pleasants County, WV #330 #15 $308,993,685 48 Dec 2018 4.7K BBL 835.1K MCF 4.7K BOE
Preston County, WV #539 #31 $279,486,818 8 Dec 2018 0 BBL 138K MCF 766.73 BOE
Putnam County, WV #466 #25 $917,432,438 24 Dec 2018 96 BBL 254.7K MCF 1.4K BOE
Raleigh County, WV #473 #27 $1,999,608,614 19 Dec 2018 4 BBL 246.7K MCF 1.3K BOE
Randolph County, WV #642 #36 $438,405,598 12 Dec 2018 0 BBL 51.2K MCF 284.53 BOE
Ritchie County, WV #67 #4 $6,785,174,459 110 Dec 2018 71.8K BBL 17.7M MCF 100.9K BOE
Roane County, WV #477 #28 $1,159,760,521 48 Dec 2018 5.8K BBL 201.7K MCF 1.3K BOE
Summers County, WV #831 #43 $4,317,701 1 Dec 2018 0 BBL 116 MCF 0.63 BOE
Taylor County, WV #194 #11 $1,618,784,027 19 Dec 2018 0 BBL 2.8M MCF 15.7K BOE
Tucker County, WV #731 #41 $139,271,371 7 Dec 2018 0 BBL 13.7K MCF 76.67 BOE
Tyler County, WV #43 #2 $6,405,339,582 31 Dec 2018 175.3K BBL 30.8M MCF 177.1K BOE
Upshur County, WV #329 #14 $2,535,847,529 36 Dec 2018 232 BBL 867.3K MCF 4.8K BOE
Wayne County, WV #440 #23 $1,346,586,964 22 Dec 2018 567 BBL 311.2K MCF 1.7K BOE
Webster County, WV #848 #46 $6,153,558 1 Dec 2018 0 BBL 3 MCF 0 BOE
Wetzel County, WV #65 #3 $7,942,622,903 28 Dec 2018 109.4K BBL 19.4M MCF 111.9K BOE
Wirt County, WV #669 #38 $217,176,230 38 Dec 2018 1.2K BBL 28.9K MCF 201.97 BOE
Wood County, WV #681 #40 $166,605,549 31 Dec 2018 2.2K BBL 16.6K MCF 167.27 BOE
Wyoming County, WV #385 #19 $4,883,477,094 19 Dec 2018 0 BBL 487.5K MCF 2.7K BOE

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