WVGES

Summary Data and Statistics
Oil and Gas Statistics
Drilling Activity Reported in 1997


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West Virginia Well Completions Reported in 1997,
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
County
Oil
Gas
Comb
Dry
Total Expl
Expl Footage
County
Oil
Gas
Comb
Dry
Total Dvlp
Dvlpmt Footage  
Barbour
0
22
0
0
2
24
68198
0
Barbour
0
0
0
0
0
0
Barbour
0
22
0
2
24
68198  
Berkeley
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Berkeley
0
0
0
0
0
0
Berkeley
0
0
0
0
0
0  
Boone
0
15
0
0
1
16
54495
0
Boone
0
0
0
0
0
0
Boone
0
15
0
1
16
54495  
Braxton
0
7
0
0
3
10
37534
0
Braxton
0
0
0
0
0
0
Braxton
0
7
0
3
10
37534  
Brooke
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Brooke
0
0
0
0
0
0
Brooke
0
0
0
0
0
0  
Cabell
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Cabell
0
0
0
0
0
0
Cabell
0
0
0
0
0
0  
Calhoun
0
14
1
0
1
16
79139
0
Calhoun
0
0
0
0
0
0
Calhoun
0
14
1
1
16
79139  
Clay
0
9
0
0
0
9
22805
0
Clay
0
0
0
0
0
0
Clay
0
9
0
0
9
22805  
Doddridge
0
106
0
0
2
108
484280
0
Doddridge
0
0
0
0
0
0
Doddridge
0
106
0
2
108
484280  
Fayette
0
21
0
0
0
21
55634
0
Fayette
0
0
0
0
0
0
Fayette
0
21
0
0
21
55634  
Gilmer
0
17
0
0
0
17
48380
0
Gilmer
0
0
0
0
0
0
Gilmer
0
17
0
0
17
48380  
Grant
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Grant
0
0
0
0
0
0
Grant
0
0
0
0
0
0  
Greenbrier
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Greenbrier
0
0
0
0
0
0
Greenbrier
0
0
0
0
0
0  
Hampshire
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Hampshire
0
0
0
0
0
0
Hampshire
0
0
0
0
0
0  
Hancock
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Hancock
0
0
0
0
0
0
Hancock
0
0
0
0
0
0  
Hardy
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Hardy
0
0
0
0
0
0
Hardy
0
0
0
0
0
0  
Harrison
5
50
0
1
1
57
148186
0
Harrison
0
1
0
0
1
7731
Harrison
5
49
0
1
55
140455  
Jackson
0
47
0
0
1
48
202285
0
Jackson
0
0
0
0
0
0
Jackson
0
47
0
1
48
202285  
Jefferson
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Jefferson
0
0
0
0
0
0
Jefferson
0
0
0
0
0
0  
Kanawha
0
58
0
2
0
60
141800
0
Kanawha
0
0
0
0
0
0
Kanawha
0
58
0
0
58
141800  
Lewis
0
37
0
0
0
37
141623
0
Lewis
0
0
0
0
0
0
Lewis
0
37
0
0
37
141623  
Lincoln
0
18
0
0
2
20
66710
0
Lincoln
0
0
0
0
0
0
Lincoln
0
18
0
2
20
66710  
Logan
0
15
0
0
0
15
67658
0
Logan
0
0
0
0
0
0
Logan
0
15
0
0
15
67658  
McDowell
0
23
0
0
0
23
80837
0
McDowell
0
1
0
0
1
1685
McDowell
0
22
0
0
22
79152  
Marion
1
6
0
0
0
7
12806
0
Marion
0
0
0
0
0
0
Marion
1
6
0
0
7
12806  
Marshall
0
0
0
2
0
2
0
0
Marshall
0
0
0
0
0
0
Marshall
0
0
0
0
0
0  
Mason
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Mason
0
0
0
0
0
0
Mason
0
0
0
0
0
0  
Mercer
0
1
0
0
0
1
4200
0
Mercer
0
0
0
0
0
0
Mercer
0
1
0
0
1
4200  
Mineral
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Mineral
0
0
0
0
0
0
Mineral
0
0
0
0
0
0  
Mingo
0
20
0
0
0
20
96967
0
Mingo
0
0
0
0
0
0
Mingo
0
20
0
0
20
96967  
Monongalia
0
11
0
0
0
11
34203
0
Monongalia
0
0
0
0
0
0
Monongalia
0
11
0
0
11
34203  
Monroe
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Monroe
0
0
0
0
0
0
Monroe
0
0
0
0
0
0  
Morgan
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Morgan
0
0
0
0
0
0
Morgan
0
0
0
0
0
0  
Nicholas
0
20
0
0
3
23
52134
0
Nicholas
0
0
0
0
0
0
Nicholas
0
20
0
3
23
52134  
Ohio
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Ohio
0
0
0
0
0
0
Ohio
0
0
0
0
0
0  
Pendleton
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Pendleton
0
0
0
0
0
0
Pendleton
0
0
0
0
0
0  
Pleasants
6
4
6
0
2
18
5350
0
Pleasants
0
0
0
0
0
0
Pleasants
6
4
6
2
18
5350  
Pocahontas
0
0
0
3
0
3
0
0
Pocahontas
0
0
0
0
0
0
Pocahontas
0
0
0
0
0
0  
Preston
0
5
0
4
0
9
10380
0
Preston
0
0
0
0
0
0
Preston
0
5
0
0
5
10380  
Putnam
0
10
0
0
1
11
29626
0
Putnam
0
0
0
0
0
0
Putnam
0
10
0
1
11
29626  
Raleigh
0
30
0
0
0
30
102498
0
Raleigh
0
0
0
0
0
0
Raleigh
0
30
0
0
30
102498  
Randolph
0
7
0
0
0
7
21896
0
Randolph
0
0
0
0
0
0
Randolph
0
7
0
0
7
21896  
Ritchie
0
38
3
0
9
50
62861
0
Ritchie
0
0
0
0
0
0
Ritchie
0
38
3
9
50
62861  
Roane
0
9
0
0
0
9
41957
0
Roane
0
0
0
0
0
0
Roane
0
9
0
0
9
41957  
Summers
0
3
0
0
0
3
12008
0
Summers
0
1
0
0
1
4130
Summers
0
2
0
0
2
7878  
Taylor
0
11
0
0
0
11
22340
0
Taylor
0
0
0
0
0
0
Taylor
0
11
0
0
11
22340  
Tucker
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Tucker
0
0
0
0
0
0
Tucker
0
0
0
0
0
0  
Tyler
1
7
0
9
0
17
31484
28263
Tyler
0
0
0
0
0
0
Tyler
1
7
0
0
8
31484  
Upshur
0
14
0
0
1
15
46502
0
Upshur
0
1
0
0
1
7551
Upshur
0
13
0
1
14
38951  
Wayne
0
10
0
0
0
10
30180
0
Wayne
0
0
0
0
0
0
Wayne
0
10
0
0
10
30180  
Webster
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Webster
0
0
0
0
0
0
Webster
0
0
0
0
0
0  
Wetzel
0
6
0
12
1
19
10076
32343
Wetzel
0
0
0
0
0
0
Wetzel
0
6
0
1
7
10076  
Wirt
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Wirt
0
0
0
0
0
0
Wirt
0
0
0
0
0
0  
Wood
0
6
0
0
0
6
23716
0
Wood
0
1
0
0
1
220
Wood
0
5
0
0
5
23496  
Wyoming
0
78
0
0
2
80
292300
0
Wyoming
0
0
0
0
0
0
Wyoming
0
78
0
2
80
292300  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Totals
13
755
10
33
32
843
2643048
60606
Totals
0
5
0
0
5
21317
Totals
13
750
10
32
805
2621731  
*--Total new footage does not include miscellaneous well footage.
Number of Exploratory Wells 5

Number of Successful Exploratory Wells 5

Percentage of Successful Exploratory Wells 100
 


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


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