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Number of Producing Gas Wells
Period:
 Annual 
Area
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 View
History
U.S.
577,916 572,742 586,213 574,530 571,659 486,258 1989-2017
Alabama
6,203 6,174 6,117 6,047 5,980 5,910 1989-2017
Alaska
281 300 338 323 303 317 1989-2017
Arizona
4 3 6 6 3 3 1989-2017
Arkansas
9,012 9,324 9,778 9,959 9,796 9,728 1989-2017
California
4,356 4,183 4,211 4,210 3,997 3,780 1989-2017
Colorado
46,141 46,883 46,876 46,268 45,943 45,048 1989-2017
Florida
41 40 43 44 43 40 2011-2017
Gulf of Mexico
1,892 1,588 1,377 1,156 988 875 1998-2017
Idaho
      6 6 6 2015-2017
Illinois
40 34 36 35 36 NA 1989-2017
Indiana
819 921 895 899 807 NA 1989-2017
Kansas
25,013 24,802 24,840 24,468 23,472 22,739 1989-2017
Kentucky
13,179 14,557 19,256 18,698 18,246 NA 1989-2017
Louisiana
19,345 18,802 18,660 18,347 17,774 17,337 1989-2017
Maryland
7 7 5 5 5 5 1989-2017
Michigan
10,381 10,322 10,246 10,028 9,935 9,664 1989-2017
Mississippi
1,666 1,632 1,594 1,566 1,499 1,458 1989-2017
Missouri
15 7 6 NA 5 5 1989-2017
Montana
6,366 5,870 5,682 5,651 5,528 5,428 1989-2017
Nebraska
299 246 109 140 149 150 1989-2017
Nevada
0 0 1 1 0 1 1996-2017
New Mexico
40,441 40,119 40,244 40,578 40,502 40,379 1989-2017
New York
7,731 7,553 7,619 7,605 7,624 7,336 1989-2017
North Dakota
451 423 398 455 454 485 1989-2017
Ohio
31,647 30,804 31,060 30,794 32,013 28,640 1989-2017
Oklahoma
51,472 50,606 50,044 49,522 48,595 46,927 1989-2017
Oregon
24 24 12 13 16 14 1989-2017
Pennsylvania
62,922 61,838 67,621 70,051 68,412 67,209 1989-2017
South Dakota
159 133 128 122 105 94 1989-2017
Tennessee
1,027 1,089 1,006 1,005 923 NA 1989-2017
Texas
140,087 140,964 142,292 135,560 134,958 132,725 1989-2017
Utah
8,121 8,300 8,537 8,583 8,430 8,260 1989-2017
Virginia
7,874 7,956 8,061 8,111 8,152 8,255 1989-2017
West Virginia
51,646 50,097 53,060 48,977 53,267 NA 1989-2017
Wyoming
29,254 27,141 26,055 25,297 23,693 23,440 1989-2017
- = 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: 09/28/2018
Next Release Date: 10/31/2018