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    Number of Producing Gas Wells by County


    County 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990
    Total for Virginia 7,303 6,426 5,735 5,179 4,132 3,870 3,492 3,415 3,507 3,046 2,741 2,388 2,018 1,819 1,671 1,470 1,426 1,153 886 819
    Buchanan 3,406 2,958 2,615 2,311 1,873 1,767 1,610 1,738 1,933 1,567 1,327 1,119 881 740 660 474 505 351 183 176
    Dickenson 2,018 1,794 1,629 1,528 1,225 1,089 964 911 888 851 809 747 707 658 615 613 559 510 442 395
    Lee 52 38 37 34 30 30 30 24 13 4 4 1 1 1 - - - - - -
    Russell 533 484 437 376 277 236 243 113 69 48 35 33 32 29 27 26 24 18 12 1
    Scott 14 14 12 11 10 10 9 7 6 3 4 4 4 4 3 3 17 15 13 14
    Tazewell 525 472 375 329 135 192 136 134 125 112 112 73 32 32 27 25 27 26 25 25
    Washington - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 7 7 7 7
    Wise 755 673 630 590 582 546 500 488 473 461 437 411 361 355 338 329 287 226 204 201


    Number of Conventional Gas Wells by County


    County 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993
    Total for Virginia 1,825 1,673 1,588 1,487 1,364 1,299 1,225 1,180 1,149 1,124 1,082 1,036 1,017 1,005 990 978 963
    Buchanan 448 429 420 382 309 282 256 248 237 239 220 208 212 207 210 208 202
    Dickenson 688 604 563 530 499 475 457 442 444 440 436 429 426 428 429 427 423
    Lee 52 38 37 34 30 30 30 24 13 4 4 1 1 1 - - -
    Russell 37 31 24 8 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
    Scott - 14 12 11 10 10 9 7 6 3 4 4 4 4 3 3 17
    Tazewell 56 54 51 47 38 42 40 41 40 40 41 38 32 32 27 25 27
    Washington - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 7
    Wise 544 503 481 475 475 457 430 415 406 395 375 354 340 331 318 313 285


    Number of Coalbed Gas Wells by County


    County 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993
    Total for Virginia 5,463 4,738 4,132 3,677 2,753 2,557 2,267 2,235 2,358 1,922 1,646 1,342 995 814 681 492 465
    Buchanan 2,956 2,527 2,193 1,927 1,562 1,483 1,354 1,490 1,696 1,328 1,107 909 669 533 450 266 305
    Dickenson 1,325 1,185 1,061 993 721 609 507 469 444 411 373 314 279 230 186 186 136
    Russell 496 453 413 368 274 233 240 110 66 45 33 31 30 27 25 24 22
    Scott 14 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
    Tazewell 469 418 324 282 97 150 96 93 85 72 71 35 - - - - -
    Wise 203 155 141 107 99 82 70 73 67 66 62 53 17 24 20 16 2


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    Notes:
  • In 2009, Scott County's reporting changed.


  • Source:
  • Virginia Gas and Oil Reports, DMME, Division of Gas and Oil.




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