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    Gas Drilling Summary


    Development Wells
      1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990
    Coalbed Methane
    Drilled 277 242 269 156 77 103 86 43 108 59
    Completed 284 240 220 175 68 97 132 176 29 59
    Conventional Gas
    Drilled 32 29 14 17 15 41 57 41 34 49
    Completed 29 29 11 16 13 49 61 40 30 47
    Dual Completion
    Drilled 1 4 7 - - - - - - -
    Completed 1 4 5 - - - - - - -
    Exploratory Wells
    Coalbed Methane
    Drilled 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 7
    Completed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7
    Conventional Gas
    Drilled 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 4
    Completed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
    Dual Completion
    Drilled 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
    Completed 0 0 0 - - - - - - -


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    Notes:
  • Post-1999 data from DMME is not yet available for drilling data.


  • Source:
  • Virginia Gas and Oil Reports, VDMME, Division of Gas and Oil.
  • Published in: Virginia Coal, VCCER.


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