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Basement Test Wells in West Virginia

County
Permit
Completion Date
(mm/dd/yyyy)
Total Depth
Operator
Well Type
Completion Method
Pay Zones (Gas)
Show Zones (Gas)
Show Zones (Oil)
Dry Completions
Plug Date
(mm/dd/yyyy)
Log Intervals Available
Cores Available
Samples Available*
Cabell
537
05/03/1971
8,552'
Cyclops
dry with oil and gas show
natural/open hole
 
Big Injun; Berea; St. Peter; Rose Run; Copper Ridge
Big Lime; Copper Ridge
 
  /  /1971
100'- 8,550'
 
200'- 8,550'
Calhoun
2503
06/11/1974
20,222'
Exxon USA
dry with oil and gas show
natural/open hole
 
Big Lime
Upper Devonian shale; Marcellus
 
06/11/1974
2,600'-19,392'
17,154'-17,248'
18,108'-18,577'
(core chips)
 
Jackson
1366
10/14/1975
17,680'
Exxon USA
gas
acid+frac
Conasauga at 14,538'; 9,100 Mcf IP after stimulation
Upper Devonian shale; Black River
 
 
09/09/1978
20'-17,680'
9,235'-16,502'
(core chips)
100'-17,675'
Lincoln
1469
06/03/1974
19,124'
Exxon USA
dry with gas show
unknown
 
Beekmantown; Conasauga
 
 
07/19/1974
269'-19,110'
12,124'-12,184';
16,897'-16,941'
(core chips)
0'- 9,900'
11,900'-18,680'
Mason
69
08/07/1959
8,635'
United Fuel Gas
dry
natural/open hole
 
 
 
 
08/14/1959
100'- 8,632'
 
1,105'- 8,635'
(B23)
Mason
297
09/13/1982
10,598'
Union Drilling
dry
acid+frac
 
 
 
Beekmantown; Rome
12/28/1982
2,000'-10,587'
 
 
Mingo
805
02/08/1973
19,600'
Columbia Gas Transmission
dry with gas show
natural/open hole
 
Pennsylvanian; Big Lime; Lower Huron; McKenzie; Trenton; Wells Creek; Beekmantown
 
 
02/19/1973
100'-19,533'
16,201'-16,261'
(complete core)
240'-19,591'
Wayne
1572
08/06/1975
14,625'
Exxon USA
dry
natural/open hole
 
 
 
 
  /  /1974
960'-14,582'
11,135'-11,193';
13,735'-13,740'
 
Wood
351
original-
04/11/1952; deepening-
02/18/1955
original-
4,322'; deepening-
13,331'
Hope Natural Gas
dry with gas show
natural/open hole
 
Huntersville; McKenzie; Keefer; Tuscarora; Martinsburg; Trenton; Black River; Trempealeau; Mt. Simon
Tuscarora
 
03/08/1955
0'-12,330'
13,004'-13,172';
9,416'-13,327'
(whole core)
4,338'-13,000'
(R14; R18)
Wood
756
12/06/1976
13,266'
Exxon USA
dry
natural/open hole
 
 
 
 
07/12/1977
0'-13,261'
12,445'-12,465';
12,585'-12,604'
40'-13,260'

* References in parentheses refer to written sample descriptions available in WVGES publications; B = Bulletin series, R = Reports of Investigations series #.

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