WVGES

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


Dividing Line

Formation abbreviation translations

West Virginia Well Completions Reported in 1996,
Summary by County and Deepest Formation Penetrated

(in descending stratigraphic order)

County
Formations
Totals
Pennsylvanian
and younger
Mississippian
Devonian
Silurian
and older
PSVL

MCCK

GRBR

BGIJ

PRCE

CSKL

CMNG

DVSH

ONDG/
ORSK

WLMP

KEFR

TCRR

Barbour
0
0
0
0
0
0
16
0
0
0
0
0
16
Berkeley
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Boone
0
0
0
0
5
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
8
Braxton
0
0
0
1
0
0
8
0
0
0
0
0
9
Brooke
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Cabell
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
2
Calhoun
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
1
0
0
0
5
Clay
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
Doddridge
0
0
0
0
2
0
66
0
0
0
0
0
68
Fayette
0
0
0
0
13
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
14
Gilmer
0
0
0
0
0
0
9
0
0
0
0
0
9
Grant
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
Hampshire
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
Hardy
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Harrison
0
1
0
0
1
0
55
0
0
0
0
0
57
Jackson
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
17
3
0
0
0
20
Jefferson
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Kanawha
0
0
1
1
29
0
0
28
13
0
0
0
72
Lewis
0
0
0
0
0
0
32
0
0
0
0
0
32
Lincoln
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
34
0
0
0
0
35
Logan
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
2
1
0
0
0
4
McDowell
1
3
0
0
3
0
0
6
0
0
0
0
13
Marion
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
2
Marshall
0
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
Mason
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Mercer
0
0
1
0
2
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
4
Mineral
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Mingo
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
10
1
0
0
0
12
Monongalia
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
10
0
0
0
10
Monroe
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
Nicholas
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
Ohio
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
Pleasants
0
0
0
0
1
0
13
5
1
0
0
0
20
Pocahontas
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Preston
0
0
0
0
0
0
8
0
1
0
0
0
9
Putnam
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
1
1
0
0
5
Raleigh
0
1
4
0
10
0
1
4
0
0
0
0
20
Randolph
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Ritchie
0
0
1
0
3
0
9
8
0
0
0
0
21
Roane
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
1
Summers
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Taylor
0
0
0
0
0
1
16
0
0
0
0
0
17
Tucker
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Tyler
2
0
0
1
6
0
8
0
0
0
0
0
17
Upshur
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
3
Wayne
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
5
0
0
0
0
5
Webster
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Wetzel
2
0
0
0
0
1
23
0
0
1
0
0
27
Wirt
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Wood
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
2
0
0
0
4
Wyoming
3
1
0
0
24
0
4
16
0
0
0
0
48
TOTAL
8
8
7
6
105
2
273
152
34
2
0
0
597

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Page last revised: December 7, 2005