California Oil & Gas Activity

California statewide summary oil and gas data that goes back to 1977 and contains information on the 248,104 wells that have been drilled in the state since that time. California is ranked #10 in the US based on Barrels of Oil Equivalent (BOE) produced in Sep 2020. 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 Jan 1977 and go through Sep 2020.

California State Summary Stats

California Oil & Gas State Income: $649,388,290,877
National Energy Production Rank: #10

California Map of Current Permits and Wells

Approved Permit
Oil Well
Gas Well
Other

Tier 1 Acreage
Tier 2 Acreage
Tier 3 Acreage
Fringe Acreage

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California Frequently Asked Questions

Questions Answers
How does California rank in the nation for oil and gas production? California currently ranks #10 in the nation based on barrels of oil equivalent (BOE) production.
How many wells were drilled in California so far this year? California has had 248,104 wells drilled this year.
How many approved permits are there in California? There have been 16,941 permits approved in California.
What is the average boe produced by well in California? 382 BBLs of oil equivalent (BOE) is the average amount produced by a single well in California
How many active producers are there in California? There are currently 1 active producers in the state of California.
What is the average depth an oil or gas well is drilled in California? 4,100 feet is the average depth of a well in California.

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California Oil & Gas Activity Stats

Category Last Year Value Current Year Value YoY Trend YoY % Change
Total Wells 248,089 248,104 Up 0.01%
Total Producing Wells 45,547 34,703 Down -23.81%
Percentage of Wells Producing 18% 14% Down -24%
Active Producers 271 1 Down -100%
Total Permits 11,247 16,941 Up 51%
Average Well Depth 4,100 4,100 Flat 0%
Average BOE per Well 423 382 Down -10%

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Other States By Production Rank

Rank State Most Recent Month Oil Produced Gas Produced
# 1 Louisiana Feb 2021 18.6M BBL 1.6B MCF
# 2 Texas Mar 2021 125M BBL 502.1M MCF
# 3 Pennsylvania Dec 2020 86.6K BBL 649.2M MCF
# 5 New Mexico Apr 2021 27M BBL 152.3M MCF
# 6 North Dakota Apr 2021 34.8M BBL 92.7M MCF
# 7 Oklahoma Dec 2020 11.1M BBL 198.8M MCF
# 8 Colorado Mar 2021 11.7M BBL 165.4M MCF
# 9 West Virginia Dec 2018 1.2M BBL 166.1M MCF
# 10 California Sep 2020 9.9M BBL 19.7M MCF
# 11 Wyoming Mar 2021 1M BBL 72.8M MCF
# 11 Ohio Dec 2018 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 12 Arkansas Oct 2020 254.5K BBL 40.9M MCF
# 13 Mississippi Mar 2021 1.4M BBL 15.2M MCF
# 14 Utah Jan 2021 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 14 Montana Nov 2020 1.4M BBL 8.8M MCF
# 15 Alabama Feb 2021 367.8K BBL 6M MCF
# 16 Kansas Feb 2021 0 BBL 7.7M MCF
# 17 Michigan Nov 2020 264.2K BBL 3.2M MCF

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Annual California Oil & Gas Production

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California Oil & Gas Wells Completed by Year

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California Oil & Gas Permits by Year

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Top Oil & Gas Producers by BOE in California

Producer Name Location Production Date Monthly BOE Produced Producing Wells Trailing 12 Month Permits

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California Top Lease Properties by BOE

Lease Property State County Cumulative BOE Producer Name(s)
State Prc 392 California Orange Offshore 44M BBL Aera Energy LLC,California Resources Production Corporation,Oxy USA Inc.,SWEPI, LP
A California Los Angeles Offshore 20.9M BBL Tidelands Oil Production Co.
State Prc 425 California Orange Offshore 17.4M BBL Aera Energy LLC,California Resources Production Corporation,Oxy USA Inc.
State Prc 426 California Orange Offshore 10.8M BBL Aera Energy LLC,California Resources Production Corporation,Oxy USA Inc.
State Prc 91 California Orange Offshore 6.3M BBL Aera Energy LLC,California Resources Production Corporation,Phillips Petroleum Co.
State Prc 3314 California Ventura Offshore 3.2M BBL California Resources Production Corporation,Venoco, Inc.
State Prc 392 California Orange County 2.1M BBL Aera Energy LLC,California Resources Production Corporation
City Of Redondo Beach California Los Angeles County 2.1M BBL Triton Oil & Gas Corporation
State California Ventura Offshore 1.6M BBL California Resources Production Corporation,Chevron U.S.A. Inc.
State 91 Mzu California Orange Offshore 1.5M BBL California Resources Production Corporation
Newport Beach California Orange Offshore 1.4M BBL City of Newport Beach
State 208 California Santa Barbara Offshore 1.4M BBL Atlantic Richfield Company
State 208 California Santa Barbara County 1.1M BBL ARCO Oil & Gas Company,Atlantic Richfield Company
Osa California Los Angeles Offshore 1.1M BBL Tidelands Oil Production Co.
Osm California Los Angeles Offshore 1M BBL Tidelands Oil Production Co.
Hobson State California Ventura County 1M BBL Rincon Island Limited Partnership
State Prc 426 California El Dorado County 875.9K BBL California Resources Production Corporation,Oxy USA Inc.
State Prc 145.1 California Ventura County 805.1K BBL Rincon Island Limited Partnership
State Prc 392 California El Dorado County 739.9K BBL California Resources Production Corporation,Oxy USA Inc.
Osg California Los Angeles Offshore 662.9K BBL Tidelands Oil Production Co.
Osd California Los Angeles Offshore 551.5K BBL Tidelands Oil Production Co.
L.a.city 135 California Los Angeles Offshore 445.8K BBL Damson Oil Corporation
Osw California Los Angeles Offshore 393.7K BBL Tidelands Oil Production Co.
State Prc 163 California Orange Offshore 351.7K BBL Aera Energy LLC,California Resources Production Corporation
State Prc 392 California San Bernardino County 312.8K BBL California Resources Production Corporation

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California Counties By Production

County National Rank State Rank Production Value Producers Production Date Oil Produced Monthly Gas Produced Monthly BOE Produced Daily
Kern County Ext, CA #764 #19 $166,098,993,452 1 Sep 2020 0 BBL 1.5K MCF 8.53 BOE

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