West Virginia

Statistics
Year Fracing Began: 
1960(s)
Types of Wells Fraced: 
Natural Gas
Types of Wells Fraced: 
Oil
Types of Wells Fraced: 
Coal Seam Natural Gas
Number of Wells Fraced Annually: 
595
Number of Wells Fraced Total: 
30,000+
Percentage of Wells Fraced: 
95%
Harm to Groundwater: 
None
(updated 7/12/2016)

Statistics are estimates provided by the states