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Ohio's Top 10 oil-producing wells in 2013

By Bob Downing Published: July 4, 2014

Here are the top oil-producing wells in Ohio in calendar year 2013, accoding to recently released data from the Ohio Department of Natural resources:

1. Gulfport Energy

Harrison County

Nottingham Township

Boy Scout well

67,712 barrels

2. Gulfport Energy

Harrison County

Nottingham Township

Boy Scout well

63,466 barrels

3. PDC Energy

Guernsey County

Richland Township

Stiers well

49,156 barrels

4. Antero Resources

Noble County

Seneca Township

Wayne Unit well

45,446 barrels

5. Gulfport Energy

Harison County

Moorefield Township

Stout well

44,640 barrels

6. Chesapeake Energy

Carroll County

Union Township

Rutledge well

44,198 barrels

7. Gulfport Energy

Harrison County

Nottingham Township

Boy Scout well

43,081 barrels

8. Antero Resources

Noble County

Seneca Township

Miller Unit well

41,880 barrels

9. Chesapeake Energy

Caroll County

Union Township

Rutedge well

40,180 barrels

10. Chesapeake Energy

Harrison County

Stock Township

Henderson South well

38,609 barrels



With assistance from co-worker Rick Armon.





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