WVGES

Summary Data and Statistics:
Oil and Gas Statistics
Drilling Activity Reported in 1996


Dividing Line

West Virginia Well Completions Reported in 1996,
Summary by County and Well Classification
Total Completions
Exploratory Wells
Development Wells
County
Oil
Gas
Comb
Misc
Dry
Total Wells
Total New Footage*
Total Misc Well Footage
Oil
Gas
Comb
Dry
Total Expl
Expl Footage
Oil
Gas
Comb
Dry
Total Dvlp
New Dvlpmt Footage
Barbour
0
16
0
0
0
16
41711
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
16
0
0
16
41711
Berkeley
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Boone
0
5
0
0
3
8
18223
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
5
0
3
8
18223
Braxton
0
6
0
0
3
9
39134
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
6
0
3
9
39134
Brooke
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Cabell
0
1
0
0
1
2
3094
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
2
3094
Calhoun
0
5
0
0
0
5
31651
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
5
0
0
5
31651
Clay
0
2
0
0
0
2
2289
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
2
2289
Doddridge
0
67
0
1
0
68
246821
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
67
0
0
67
246821
Fayette
0
14
0
0
0
14
33184
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
14
0
0
14
33184
Gilmer
0
9
0
0
0
9
34857
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
9
0
0
9
34857
Grant
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Greenbrier
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Hampshire
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Hancock
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Hardy
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Harrison
5
34
0
16
2
57
97137
37666
0
0
0
0
0
0
5
34
0
2
41
97137
Jackson
0
19
0
1
0
20
81397
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
19
0
0
19
81397
Jefferson
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Kanawha
3
57
0
11
1
72
184101
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
57
0
1
61
184101
Lewis
1
30
0
0
1
32
87858
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
30
0
1
32
87858
Lincoln
0
35
0
0
0
35
130995
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
35
0
0
35
130995
Logan
0
4
0
0
0
4
17176
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
4
17176
McDowell
0
11
0
1
1
13
25476
777
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
11
0
1
12
25476
Marion
1
1
0
0
0
2
6660
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
0
0
2
6660
Marshall
0
0
0
3
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Mason
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Mercer
0
3
0
0
1
4
10849
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
0
2
0
1
3
10849
Mineral
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Mingo
0
12
0
0
0
12
38531
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
12
0
0
12
38531
Monongalia
0
10
0
0
0
10
78403
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
10
0
0
10
78403
Monroe
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Morgan
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Nicholas
0
2
0
0
1
3
7019
0
0
0
0
1
1
2977
0
2
0
0
2
4042
Ohio
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Pendleton
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Pleasants
1
5
12
0
2
20
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
5
12
2
20
0
Pocahontas
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Preston
0
9
0
0
0
9
27658
0
0
1
0
0
1
3234
0
8
0
0
8
24424
Putnam
0
5
0
0
0
5
23558
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
5
0
0
5
23558
Raleigh
0
17
0
0
3
20
70804
0
0
2
0
0
2
9399
0
15
0
3
18
61405
Randolph
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Ritchie
2
12
4
0
3
21
46979
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
12
4
3
21
46979
Roane
0
1
0
0
0
1
3463
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
3463
Summers
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Taylor
0
17
0
0
0
17
74214
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
17
0
0
17
74214
Tucker
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Tyler
1
8
0
8
0
17
19699
15876
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
8
0
0
9
19699
Upshur
0
3
0
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
3
0
Wayne
0
5
0
0
0
5
10712
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
5
0
0
5
10712
Webster
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Wetzel
2
1
0
22
2
27
12879
58558
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
1
0
2
5
12879
Wirt
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Wood
0
1
0
3
0
4
4451
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
4451
Wyoming
0
44
0
3
1
48
147039
2484
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
44
0
1
45
147039
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TOTALS
16
471
16
69
25
597
1658022
115361
0
4
0
1
5
15610
16
467
16
24
523
1642412
*--Total new footage does not include miscellaneous well footage.
Number of Exploratory Wells 5
Number of Successful Exploratory Wells 4
Percentage of Successful Exploratory Wells 80
 


Note: Miscellaneous wells support production in an existing field:
             storage, storage observation, or water injection wells for EOR.


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