WVGES

Summary Data and Statistics
Oil and Gas Statistics
Drilling Activity Reported in 1998


Dividing Line

West Virginia Well Completions Reported in 1998,
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
13
0
0
0
13
43057
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
13
0
0
13
43057
Berkeley
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Boone
0
23
0
0
0
23
75141
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
23
0
0
23
75141
Braxton
0
4
0
0
0
4
13419
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
4
13419
Brooke
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
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
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Calhoun
0
14
0
0
0
14
77727
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
14
0
0
14
77727
Clay
0
6
0
0
0
6
14757
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
6
0
0
6
14757
Doddridge
0
74
1
1
2
78
272995
2960
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
74
1
2
77
272995
Fayette
0
21
0
0
0
21
56255
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
21
0
0
21
56255
Gilmer
0
23
0
0
0
23
56951
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
23
0
0
23
56951
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
1
1
7808
0
0
0
0
1
1
7808
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
0
52
0
2
0
54
101182
3080
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
52
0
0
52
101182
Jackson
0
14
0
0
0
14
60863
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
14
0
0
14
60863
Jefferson
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Kanawha
0
36
0
28
1
65
115092
22872
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
36
0
1
37
115092
Lewis
0
56
0
1
1
58
86643
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
56
0
1
57
86643
Lincoln
0
63
0
0
0
63
203666
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
63
0
0
63
203666
Logan
0
16
0
0
0
16
67499
0
0
1
0
0
1
6817
0
15
0
0
15
60682
McDowell
0
37
0
0
0
37
127015
0
0
1
0
0
1
7207
0
36
0
0
36
119808
Marion
0
8
0
0
0
8
33216
0
0
1
0
0
1
8118
0
7
0
0
7
25098
Marshall
0
0
0
1
1
2
361
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
361
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
0
3
8928
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
3
8928
Mineral
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Mingo
0
32
0
0
1
33
120792
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
32
0
1
33
120792
Monongalia
0
7
0
0
0
7
31399
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
7
0
0
7
31399
Monroe
0
1
0
0
0
1
8044
0
0
1
0
0
1
8044
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
0
2
4318
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
2
4318
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
5
3
3
0
3
14
22075
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
5
3
3
3
14
22075
Pocahontas
0
1
0
2
0
3
5474
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
5474
Preston
0
4
0
0
0
4
2294
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
4
2294
Putnam
0
6
0
0
0
6
24515
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
6
0
0
6
24515
Raleigh
0
53
0
0
3
56
186023
0
0
1
0
0
1
1438
0
52
0
3
55
184585
Randolph
0
10
0
1
1
12
78316
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
10
0
1
11
78316
Ritchie
1
49
5
0
8
63
203455
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
49
5
8
63
203455
Roane
0
4
0
0
0
4
17114
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
4
17114
Summers
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Taylor
0
11
0
0
0
11
33371
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
11
0
0
11
33371
Tucker
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Tyler
5
2
0
7
0
14
12381
21399
0
0
0
0
0
0
5
2
0
0
7
12381
Upshur
0
19
0
0
0
19
58784
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
19
0
0
19
58784
Wayne
0
20
0
0
4
24
69828
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
20
0
4
24
69828
Webster
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Wetzel
5
13
0
12
0
30
55607
31672
0
0
0
0
0
0
5
13
0
0
18
55607
Wirt
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
Wood
0
1
0
0
0
1
4329
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
4329
Wyoming
0
55
0
0
3
58
164254
0
0
4
0
0
4
6742
0
51
0
3
54
157462
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TOTALS
16
757
9
55
29
866
2524948
81923
0
9
0
1
10
46224
16
748
9
28
801
2478724
*--Total new footage does not include miscellaneous well footage.
Number of Exploratory Wells 10
Number of Successful Exploratory Wells 9
Percentage of Successful Exploratory Wells 90
 


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


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