WVGES

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


Dividing Line

Formation abbreviation translations

West Virginia Well Completions Reported in 1997,
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
24
0
0
0
0
0
24
Berkeley
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Boone
0
3
0
0
1
0
0
11
1
0
0
0
16
Braxton
0
0
0
0
2
0
8
0
0
0
0
0
10
Brooke
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Cabell
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Calhoun
0
0
0
1
2
0
1
12
0
0
0
0
16
Clay
0
0
0
0
9
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
9
Doddridge
0
0
0
0
1
0
107
0
0
0
0
0
108
Fayette
0
1
0
0
17
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
21
Gilmer
0
0
0
0
3
0
14
0
0
0
0
0
17
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
0
0
0
0
0
55
0
2
0
0
0
57
Jackson
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
41
4
1
2
0
48
Jefferson
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Kanawha
0
0
0
0
45
0
0
12
2
0
1
0
60
Lewis
0
0
0
0
0
0
37
0
0
0
0
0
37
Lincoln
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
18
1
0
0
0
20
Logan
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
12
3
0
0
0
15
McDowell
7
1
0
0
0
0
1
14
0
0
0
0
23
Marion
0
0
0
0
0
1
6
0
0
0
0
0
7
Marshall
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
Mason
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Mercer
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
Mineral
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Mingo
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
13
6
0
0
0
20
Monongalia
7
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
3
0
0
0
11
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
1
2
0
20
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
23
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
5
0
3
10
0
0
0
0
18
Pocahontas
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
0
3
Preston
0
0
0
0
0
0
5
0
4
0
0
0
9
Putnam
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
7
1
1
0
0
11
Raleigh
0
3
7
0
16
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
30
Randolph
0
0
0
0
1
0
6
0
0
0
0
0
7
Ritchie
0
0
1
0
6
0
33
9
1
0
0
0
50
Roane
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
9
0
0
0
0
9
Summers
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
3
Taylor
0
0
0
0
0
0
10
1
0
0
0
0
11
Tucker
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Tyler
0
0
0
1
1
0
15
0
0
0
0
0
17
Upshur
0
0
0
0
0
0
14
0
1
0
0
0
15
Wayne
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
8
0
0
2
0
10
Webster
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Wetzel
0
0
0
0
1
0
18
0
0
0
0
0
19
Wirt
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Wood
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
6
0
0
0
6
Wyoming
6
2
2
0
22
0
1
46
1
0
0
0
80
Totals
21
11
12
4
158
1
359
231
39
2
5
0
843

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