Marcellus Shale

World's Second-Largest Gas Field

The Devonian-age Marcellus shale extends nearly 100,000 square miles of the Appalachian basin. It is estimated to contain approximately 410 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, making it the world's second-largest natural gas find.

West Virginia

Marcellus Assets by the Numbers

Antero Resources holds over 400,000 acres in northern West Virginia, at the core of the Marcellus Shale play.


Net acres located primarily in northern West Virginia


Producing horizontal wells in operation


Undeveloped core drilling locations

As of Dec. 31, 2023 • 2023 10-K

Antero in the Marcellus Shale

With our Marcellus Shale operations, we're putting our proven shale gas experience to work and investing in our West Virginia community.

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