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Technological Innovation

We are transitioning to new fit-for-purpose rigs, built specifically for Pennsylvania’s narrow roads, and are on track to average about three new rigs each year. These rigs are designed with a self-raising derrick that eliminates the need for a crane.

Acquisitions in the Marcellus

Our operations manager, regulatory manager and senior landman talk about acquisitions, hydraulic fracturing, safety and the environment.

Committed to Pennsylvania

Like the prior state slogan, “You’ve got a friend in Pennsylvania,” we’ve already given grants to The Susquehanna Free Library Association, literacy programs, a fire department, fairs, the YMCA, a health system and more. We employ 45 people in our offices, many of them local.

Contact us at:

Nicholson office: 570.942.4800
Canonsburg office: 724.873.3400

economic impact

$126 million

2013 investment in Marcellus Shale drilling and development

$5.3 million

Statewide payroll in 2013

$18 million

Royalties received by private landowners in 2013

$5.4 million

2013 payments to state for impact fees


Vendors and service providers we’ve used in Pennsylvania

Susquehanna County

We’ve been in the Marcellus Shale since June 2009, with operations of more than 88,000 net acres.

Our current activity is focused in Westmoreland and Susquehanna counties. We now have an interest in more than 100 natural gas wells in the Keystone State.

Operational Efficiency

Drilling times have continued to improve − down from as high as 45 days to a record 10.8 days. And our completion costs decreased 46 percent during 2011 and 2012. We completed 32 new wells on a gross basis in 2013, and 50 in 2012.

Community Contacts

Learn more about WPX Energy in your community.
Contact the representative for your area:

Susan Oliver
Southwestern Pa.

Leasing Information

For information on leasing your mineral rights with WPX, please contact the WPX representative in your area:

Lisa Malone

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We want to be known for doing the right thing. We go above and beyond to protect the environment – and have the awards to prove it.

Hydraulic Fracturing

Hydraulic Fracturing

We were one of the first producers to voluntarily disclose details about hydraulic fracturing.

Our Values

Our Values

The need to speak with integrity, clarity and transparency is the only way we know to do business. You can count on the strength of our word.

Planning A Well

Planning A Well

Members of our operations, regulatory, and community team explain the well-planning process and how they address environmental and regulatory concerns.

A neighbor in your community

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