Number of Producing Crude Oil Wells by County and Company


County and Company 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990
Total - 3 3 3 6 7 11 52 54 57 61 65 39 63 54 50 40 34 42
County: Buchanan 0 1** 1** 1** 1** - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Chesapeake Appalachia, LLC - 1** 1** - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Columbia Natural Resources - - - 1** 1** - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
County: Lee 38 3 3 3 6 7 11 14 10 13 17 21 18 21 22 22 21 23 22
A.E.H. Rentals LLC - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
APACO - - - - - 1 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 5 5 5 5 4 4
Amvest Oil and Gas Inc. - - - - - - - - - - 1 1 1 1 - - - - -
Ben Hur Oil and Gas Inc. - - - - - - - - - 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 5
Daugherty Petroleum, Inc. 35 1, 42 25** 21** - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Eastern States Oil and Gas Inc. - - - - - - - - - - 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Equitable Resources Co. 3 1 2** 2** 2** 1** - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Evan Energy Company, LC - - - - 25** 1 25** 1 8** 3 4 2 2 3 - - - - - - -
Maverick Oil and Gas Co. - - - - - - - - - - - 3 4 6 9 9 5 5 5
Petroleum Partners - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 1 1
Pride Oil Company - - - 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Stonewall Gas - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 4 4
United Well Services Inc. - 1 2 2 4 4 5 5 - - 1 2 1 1 - - - - -
Witt Oil Drilling - - - - - - - - - - 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
County: Russell 1 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Equitable Resources Co. 1 1 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
County: Wise 36 15 41** 0 0 0 0 38 44 44 44 44 21 42 32 28 19 11 20
Equitable Resources Co. 36 15 43 41** 44** 32** 3** 38 44 44 44 44 21 42 32 28 19 11 20

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Notes:
  • ** Gas wells which also produce oil - not included in oil well total.
  • In 1991, Maverick Oil and Gas Inc. bought Penn Virginia Resources oil production capacity. The producing crude wells for Maverick Oil and Gas Inc. reflect the total number of wells of both the companies.
  • In 1991, Equitable Resources bought ANR Production Co oil production capacity. The producing crude wells for Equitable Resources reflect the total number of wells of both the companies.
  • In 1992, Petroleum Partners bought Southern Exploration oil production capacity. The producing crude wells for Petroleum Partners reflect the total number of wells of both the companies.


  • Source:
  • VCCER, Virginia DMME Division of Gas and Oil