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Huron Shale

The Huron Shale is located in the Appalachian Basin in West Virginia and Kentucky.

Huron Shale Companies

Significant producers within the Huron Shale are:

  • EQT Corp.
  • Equitable Resources
  • Exco (XCO) Resources
  • Range Resources.

Huron Shale Geology

The Huron Shale is a geological formation ranging from 200 to 2,000 feet thick and is found at depths of 4,000 to 5,000 feet.

Huron Shale Location

The Huron Shale is located in the following counties of West Virginia:

  • Braxton County WV
  • Cabell County WV
  • Calhoun County WV
  • Clay County WV
  • Fayette County WV
  • Jackson County WV
  • Kanawha County WV
  • Lincoln County WV
  • Logan County WV
  • Mason County WV
  • Mingo County WV
  • Nicholas County WV
  • Pleasants County WV
  • Putnam County WV
  • Raleigh County WV
  • Ritchie County WV
  • Roane County WV
  • Tyler County WV
  • Wayne County WV
  • Wirt County WV
  • Wood County WV
  • Wyoming County WV

The Huron Shale is located in the following counties of Kentucky:

  • Boyd County KY
  • Floyd County KY
  • Johnson County KY
  • Lawrence County KY
  • Martin County KY
  • Pike County KY

Additional Reading

  • Oil & Gas 101 – General information for mineral rights owners.

Cash Payment for Your Royalty

If you own a producing royalty in this area and would like to consider a no obligation cash offer for your producing royalties, use this sale inquiry form.