Wells Drilled – Annual Trend


No subject has attracted the attention of the Pittsburgh region as has the explosion of interest in deep-well gas drilling into the Marcellus Formation; a shale formation thousands of feet below the land surface. Reports will be available here and up-dated quarterly. Regional activity outside the boundaries of Pennsylvania will be similarly reported as well as other contextual information as it becomes available.


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Data Source(s):

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Oil and Gas Reports