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Map: Number of Producing Gas Wells

How Many Natural Gas Wells Does Your State Have?

by Abrahm Lustgarten and Krista Kjellman, ProPublica - July 8, 2009

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Roll over each state to see how many producing gas wells there are in that state. The darker the red, the more there are.

Top 10 States by Number of Producing Gas Wells

1. Texas
2. Pennsylvania
3. West Virginia
4. New Mexico
5. Oklahoma
6. Ohio
7. Wyoming
8. Colorado
9. Kansas
10. Louisiana

Source: Department of Energy as of 2007.

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