Marcellus Drillers Pay $134+ Million in WV Property Tax in 2016

Although shale drilling slowed over the past 18 months or so, you wouldn’t know it by the amount of tax revenue the industry contributes in West Virginia counties located in the northern area of the state. Wetzel County will collect an estimated $24 million in tax revenue from shale drillers in 2016. Marshall County will take in $14.9 million. Ohio County will get $9 million and Doddridge County around $8.1 million. Tally it all up across the entire state, and the Marcellus industry will pay more than $134 million in property taxes for 2016…

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