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Oil And Gas

“West Virginia is in the leading natural gas-producing area in the nation, and the state’s natural gas production has increased with the development of the Marcellus Shale. West Virginia is the eighth-largest natural gas-producing state in the nation . . .”

Explore WV Division of Energy’s “Natural Gas” Website to continue reading


“West Virginia’s first oil field began producing just before the Civil War, and peak production of 16 million barrels per year was reached in 1900. Although the state’s annual crude oil production in the 21st century is much less than 1% of the nation’s total . . .”

Explore WV Division of Energy’s “Petroleum” Website to continue reading

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