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Number of Producing Gas Wells
Period:
 Annual 
Area
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 View
History
U.S.
452,945 476,652 493,100 487,627 514,637 482,822 1989-2012
Alabama
6,591 6,860 6,913 7,026 7,063 6,327 1989-2012
Alaska
239 261 261 269 277 185 1989-2012
Arizona
7 6 6 5 5 5 1989-2012
Arkansas
4,773 5,592 6,314 7,397 8,388 8,538 1989-2012
California
1,540 1,645 1,643 1,580 1,308 1,423 1989-2012
Colorado
22,949 25,716 27,021 28,813 30,101 32,000 1989-2012
Gulf of Mexico
2,552 1,527 1,984 1,852 1,559 1,474 1998-2012
Illinois
43 45 51 50 40 40 1989-2012
Indiana
2,350 525 563 620 914 819 1989-2012
Kansas
19,713 17,862 21,243 22,145 25,758 24,697 1989-2012
Kentucky
16,563 16,290 17,152 17,670 14,632 17,936 1989-2012
Louisiana
18,145 19,213 18,860 19,137 21,235 19,792 1989-2012
Maryland
7 7 7 7 8 9 1989-2012
Michigan
9,712 9,995 10,600 10,100 11,100 10,900 1989-2012
Mississippi
2,315 2,343 2,320 1,979 5,732 1,669 1989-2012
Missouri
0 0 0 0 53 100 1989-2012
Montana
6,925 7,095 7,031 6,059 6,477 6,240 1989-2012
Nebraska
186 322 285 276 322 270 1989-2012
Nevada
4 0 0 0 0 0 1996-2012
New Mexico
42,644 44,241 44,784 44,748 32,302 28,206 1989-2012
New York
6,680 6,675 6,628 6,736 6,157 7,176 1989-2012
North Dakota
200 194 196 188 239 211 1989-2012
Ohio
34,416 34,416 34,963 34,931 46,717 35,104 1989-2012
Oklahoma
38,364 41,921 43,600 44,000 41,238 40,000 1989-2012
Oregon
18 21 24 26 24 27 1989-2012
Pennsylvania
52,700 55,631 57,356 44,500 54,347 55,136 1989-2012
South Dakota
71 71 89 102 100 95 1989-2012
Tennessee
305 285 310 230 210 212 1989-2012
Texas
76,436 87,556 93,507 95,014 100,966 96,617 1989-2012
Utah
5,197 5,578 5,774 6,075 6,469 6,900 1989-2012
Virginia
5,735 6,426 7,303 7,470 7,903 7,843 1989-2012
West Virginia
48,215 49,364 50,602 52,498 56,813 50,700 1989-2012
Wyoming
27,350 28,969 25,710 26,124 26,180 22,171 1989-2012
- = No Data Reported;  -- = Not Applicable;  NA = Not Available;  W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.
Notes: Prior to 2001, the well counts for Federal Offshore Gulf of Mexico were included in the well counts for Alabama, Louisiana, and Texas.  See Definitions, Sources, and Notes link above for more information on this table.
Release Date: 9/30/2014
Next Release Date: 10/31/2014