Aproximate Depth: 
6,000 to 13,000 feet
Number of Wells: 
1,104 as of 4/27/2010
Annual Production: 
299,652,750 Mcf
Cumulative Production: 
562,000,000 Mcf (01-01-04 through 02-28-10)
Percent of Total State Gas Production: 
18.5% (2009)

Statistics are estimates provided by the states.

Oklahoma State Progress: Shale Gas

The Oklahoma Corporation Commission regulates hydraulic fracturing of oil and gas wells as a well completion operation.  The Commission’s environmental protection rules address the various aspects of this well completion practice, and compliance with the rules is assured through well-established inspection, reporting, investigation, and enforcement mechanisms.