Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Nature of Operations

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Nature of Operations
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2019
Accounting Policies [Abstract]  
Nature of Operations
Nature of Operations 
Penn Virginia Corporation (together with its consolidated subsidiaries unless the context otherwise requires, “Penn Virginia,” the “Company,” “we,” “us” or “our”) is an independent oil and gas company engaged in the onshore exploration, development and production of oil, natural gas liquids (“NGLs”) and natural gas. Our current operations consist of drilling unconventional horizontal development wells and operating our producing wells in the Eagle Ford Shale (the “Eagle Ford”) in Gonzales, Lavaca, Fayette and DeWitt Counties in South Texas.