Drilling & Fracking of Horizontal Gas Wells in Monongalia County, WV

by Duane Nichols on May 23, 2023

Also in Monongalia County, this is another application for drilling & fracking, etc. (click to enlarge)

Horizontal Natural Gas Well Work Permit Application Notice By Publication

>> NOTICE: 23613 April 5, 12 in Dominion Post Newspaper, Morgantown, WV

Notice is hereby given: Pursuant to West Virginia Code 22-6A-10(e) prior to filing an application for a permit for a horizontal well the applicant shall publish in the county in which the well is located or is proposed to be located a Class II legal advertisement.

The following applicant intends to apply for a horizontal natural well work permit which disturbs three acres or more of surface excluding pipelines, gathering lines and roads or utilizes more than two hundred ten thousand gallons of water in any thirty day period.

Applicant: Northeast Natural Energy, LLC.
Well Number: Dolls Run 3H, 5H, 7H, 9H
Address: 707 Virginia St. E, Suite 1200, Charleston, WV 25301

Business Conducted: Natural gas production. Location – WV.
County: Monongalia. District: Clay. Quadrangle: Osage.
UTM Coordinate NAD83 Northing: 3H – 4388829.9; 5H – 4388835.9; 7H – 4388817.8; 9H – 4388841.9
UTM coordinate NAD83 Easting: 3H – 577809.8; 5H – 577810.7; 7H – 577808.2; 9H – 577811.5
Watershed: Dunkard Creek

Coordinate Conversion: To convert the coordinates above into longitude and latitude, visit: http://tagis. dep.wv.gov/convert/llutm_conus.php Electronic notification: To receive an email when applications have been received or issued by the Office of Oil and Gas, visit http://www.dep.wv.gov/insidedep/Pages/DEPMailingLists.aspx to sign up.

Reviewing Applications: Copies of the proposed permit application may be reviewed at the WV Department of Environmental Protection headquarters, located at 601 57th Street, SE Charleston, WV 25304(304-926-0450). Full copies or scans of the proposed permit application will cost $15, whether mailed or obtained at DEP headquarters. Copies may be requested by calling the office or by sending an email to DEP.comments@wv.gov.

Submitting Comments: Comments may be submitted online at:


or by letter to Permit Review, Office of Oil and Gas, 601 57th Street, SE Charleston, WV 25304. Please reference the county, well number, and operator when using this option.

Regardless of format for comment submissions, they must be received no later than thirty days after the permit application is received by the Office of Oil and Gas. (deadline – May 25)

NOTE: For information related to horizontal drilling visit:




Taylor Brewer, B.S., M.S. Assistant Chief –
Permitting WVDEP Office of Oil and Gas
601 57th Street, SE
Charleston, WV 25304

Email Address: charles.t.brewer@wv.gov

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