Alabama Mineral Answers

Questions Answers
How does Alabama rank in the nation for oil and gas production? Alabama currently ranks #17 in the nation based on barrels of oil equivalent (BOE) production.
How many wells were drilled in Alabama so far this year? Alabama has had 17,470 wells drilled this year.
How many approved permits are there in Texas? There have been 83 permits approved in Alabama.
What is the average boe produced by well in Alabama? 204 BBLs of oil equivalent (BOE) is the average amount produced by a single well in Alabama
How many active producers are there in Alabama? There are currently 54 active producers in the state of Alabama.
What is the average depth an oil or gas well is drilled in Alabama? 13,550 feet is the average depth of a well in Alabama.

Alabama Oil & Gas Activity Summary

Alabama statewide summary oil and gas data that goes back to 1944 and contains information on the 17,470 wells that have been drilled in the state since that time. Alabama is ranked #17 in the US based on BOE produced in 12-01-2019. You will also find information on the producers of wells as well as recent drilling permits, rigs and production data for producing wells which start in 04-01-1944 and go through 12-01-2019.
Category Last Year Value Current Year Value YoY Trend YoY % Change
Total Wells 9,111 17,470 Up 91.75%
Total Producing Wells 6,896 6,789 Down -1.55%
Percentage of Wells Producing 76% 39% Down -49%
Active Producers 57 54 Down -5%
Total Permits 63 83 Up 32%
Average Well Depth 7,776 13,550 Up 74%
Average BOE per Well 226 204 Down -10%

Alabama Map of Current Permits & Rigs

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Other States By Production Rank

Rank State Most Recent Month Oil Produced Gas Produced
# 1 Texas Jan 2020 127.9M BBLs 476.7M MCFs
# 2 Pennsylvania Dec 2019 99K BBLs 612.5M MCFs
# 4 New Mexico Feb 2020 30.2M BBLs 157M MCFs
# 5 North Dakota Feb 2020 39.6M BBLs 87.4M MCFs
# 6 Colorado Jan 2020 16.5M BBLs 214.1M MCFs
# 7 Ohio Dec 2018 1.9M BBLs 221.1M MCFs
# 8 West Virginia Dec 2018 1.2M BBLs 166.1M MCFs
# 8 Louisiana Jan 2020 112.9K BBLs 3.9M MCFs
# 9 California Jul 2019 16.4M BBLs 24.5M MCFs
# 10 Oklahoma Oct 2019 2.1M BBLs 56.8M MCFs
# 11 Wyoming Jan 2020 2.5M BBLs 30.8M MCFs
# 12 Arkansas Sep 2019 260.2K BBLs 42M MCFs
# 13 Utah Nov 2019 2.7M BBLs 21.6M MCFs
# 14 Mississippi Jan 2020 1.4M BBLs 19.8M MCFs
# 15 Kansas Dec 2019 2.7M BBLs 7.4M MCFs
# 16 Montana Jan 2020 1.4M BBLs 8.8M MCFs
# 17 Alabama Dec 2019 392.2K BBLs 5.9M MCFs
# 18 Michigan Sep 2019 294K BBLs MCFs

Annual Alabama Oil & Gas Production

Alabama Oil & Gas Wells Prepped for Production by Year

Top Oil & Gas Producers by BOE in Alabama

Producer Name Location Production Date Monthly BOE Produced Producing Wells Trailing 12 Month Permits
Pruet Production Co. Jackson, MS 12-01-2019 215,939 132 N/A
PGP Operating, LLC Kennesaw, GA 12-01-2019 212,843 1,285 N/A
Urban Oil & Gas Group, LLC Plano, TX 12-01-2019 207,955 2,023 N/A
Warrior Met Coal Gas, LLC Brookwood, AL 12-01-2019 119,100 1,312 N/A
Sklar Exploration Company L.L.C. Shreveport, LA 12-01-2019 109,523 51 4
Black Warrior Methane Corp. Brookwood, AL 12-01-2019 94,079 676 25
Hilcorp Energy Company, Inc. Houston, TX 12-01-2019 65,222 49 N/A
Summit Alabama Operating Company, LLC Magnolia, TX 12-01-2019 53,053 286 N/A
JP Oil Alabama, LLC Lafayette, LA 12-01-2019 20,313 202 N/A
Ventex Operating Corp. Addison, TX 12-01-2019 19,117 9 1
Fletcher Petroleum Corp. Fairhope, AL 12-01-2019 17,964 8 1
Venture Oil & Gas Inc. Laurel, MS 12-01-2019 11,069 7 N/A
Jabsco Oil Operating, LLC Tuscaloosa, AL 12-01-2019 9,516 84 1
South Carlton Operating Company, LLC Natchez, MS 12-01-2019 8,407 59 N/A
Hughes Eastern Corporation Ridgeland, MS 12-01-2019 6,998 46 1
De Soto Oil Properties, LLC Pensacola Beach, FL 12-01-2019 5,917 1 N/A
Elite Petroleum Group LLC Jenks, OK 12-01-2019 4,503 7 N/A
ARP Production Company, LLC Fort Worth, TX 12-01-2019 4,004 61 N/A
O.G.P. Operating, Inc. Dallas, TX 12-01-2019 3,623 17 N/A
Calera Gas, LLC Montevallo, AL 12-01-2019 3,234 137 N/A
Durango Operating, LLC Ridgeland, MS 12-01-2019 3,207 20 N/A
GTG Operating, LLC Tyler, TX 12-01-2019 2,803 17 N/A
Spooner Petroleum Company, Inc. Ridgeland, MS 12-01-2019 1,820 3 N/A
Columbia Petroleum LLC Brookhaven, MS 12-01-2019 1,664 1 N/A
Fairways Exploration & Production, LLC Houston, TX 12-01-2019 1,595 2 N/A

Alabama Oil & Gas Permits by Year

Alabama Counties By Production

County National Rank State Rank County Value Producers Production Date Oil Produced Monthly Gas Produced Monthly BOE Produced Daily
Baldwin County, AL #589 #15 $385,651,721 3 12-01-2019 3,210 BBL 145 MCF 108 BOE
Bibb County, AL #556 #14 $23,508,463 2 12-01-2019 0 BBL 32,585 MCF 181 BOE
Choctaw County, AL #467 #10 $3,049,437,461 10 12-01-2019 14,847 BBL 3,010 MCF 512 BOE
Clarke County, AL #470 #11 $1,642,115,250 2 12-01-2019 15,097 BBL 0 MCF 503 BOE
Conecuh County, AL #171 #2 $3,942,316,694 7 12-01-2019 195,586 BBL 652,421 MCF 10,144 BOE
Covington County, AL #638 #16 $258,496,970 2 12-01-2019 939 BBL 0 MCF 31 BOE
Escambia County, AL #215 #3 $14,017,458,130 14 12-01-2019 73,221 BBL 693,578 MCF 6,294 BOE
Fayette County, AL #487 #13 $1,068,285,893 9 12-01-2019 3,598 BBL 54,375 MCF 422 BOE
Jefferson County, AL #227 #4 $2,181,795,606 6 12-01-2019 0 BBL 1,009,243 MCF 5,607 BOE
Lamar County, AL #471 #12 $2,109,771,409 13 12-01-2019 2,779 BBL 73,430 MCF 501 BOE
Marion County, AL #669 #17 $79,755,543 1 12-01-2019 0 BBL 2,209 MCF 12 BOE
Mobile County, AL #306 #5 $19,212,202,664 2 12-01-2019 46,415 BBL 163,325 MCF 2,455 BOE
Monroe County, AL #394 #6 $2,278,988,830 8 12-01-2019 28,294 BBL 31,287 MCF 1,117 BOE
Pickens County, AL #423 #8 $433,095,066 6 12-01-2019 8,275 BBL 105,070 MCF 860 BOE
Shelby County, AL #446 #9 $171,801,485 3 12-01-2019 0 BBL 122,226 MCF 679 BOE
Tuscaloosa County, AL #139 #1 $11,265,599,942 7 12-01-2019 0 BBL 2,857,226 MCF 15,874 BOE
Walker County, AL #415 #7 $425,056,469 3 12-01-2019 0 BBL 163,621 MCF 909 BOE
Washington County, AL #706 #18 $2,130,415,098 2 12-01-2019 0 BBL 0 MCF 0 BOE