Oil and Gas Resources

The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection-Office of Oil and Gas

Locate existing and permitted wells and view reported production data both from vertical wells and horizontal Marcellus wells.

The Ohio Division of Natural Resources-Division of Oil and Gas

Report emergencies and locate existing and permitted wells. This site also includes many laws and regulations applicable to oil and gas production in the Utica shale and Ohio.

Geology.com’s Royalty Calculator

Use this excellent tool to estimate royalty payments on a lease or proposed lease.

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection- Oil and Gas Reporting Website

This site contains a wealth of information on both shallow wells and unconventional Pennsylvania Marcellus wells.

The Penn State Marcellus Center

The Center provides information on Penn State University’s ongoing research into many aspects of shale gas development. The website also provides excellent publications with data and analysis on topics such as the impact of shale gas drilling and fracking (hydraulic fracturing) on rural water supplies and the amount of energy within the Marcellus shale. http://www.marcellus.psu.edu/

West Virginia Independent Oil and Gas Association

This organization is a trade group that represents the independent producers of oil and gas in West Virginia.

West Virginia Surface Owner’s Rights Organization

Find information on the rights and remedies of surface owners against the owners and producers of oil and gas in West Virginia and the Marcellus region.

American Association of Petroleum Landmen

This trade group represents landmen and offers general information on the profession and on oil and gas leasing.

If you are a West Virginia, Pennsylvania, or Ohio mineral or landowner with questions about your rights, contact the oil and gas attorneys at Goddard & Wagoner, PLLC today for a free consultation. We’ll use our resources to protect yours. (304) 451-3500