California Oil & Gas Activity

California statewide summary oil and gas data that goes back to 1977 and contains information on the 427,927 wells that have been drilled in the state since that time. California is ranked #18 in the US based on Barrels of Oil Equivalent (BOE) produced in Mar 2021. 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 Mar 2021.

California State Summary Stats

California Oil & Gas State Income: $647,457,698,960
National Energy Production Rank: #18

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 #18 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 427,927 wells drilled this year.
How many approved permits are there in California? There have been 15,877 permits approved in California.
What is the average boe produced by well in California? 0 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 0 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 427,913 427,927 Flat 0%
Total Producing Wells 32,633 0 Down -100%
Percentage of Wells Producing 8% 0% Down 0%
Active Producers 1 0 Down -100%
Total Permits 10,454 15,877 Up 52%
Average Well Depth 4,100 4,100 Flat 0%
Average BOE per Well 394 0 Flat 0%

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Other States By Production Rank

Rank State Most Recent Month Oil Produced Gas Produced
# 1 Texas Sep 2021 120.5M BBL 494.3M MCF
# 2 Pennsylvania Dec 2021 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 3 New Mexico Oct 2021 39.4M BBL 196.7M MCF
# 4 Louisiana Sep 2021 1.7M BBL 316M MCF
# 5 North Dakota Oct 2021 36.6M BBL 99.9M MCF
# 6 Colorado Sep 2021 12.5M BBL 175.2M MCF
# 7 Oklahoma Jun 2021 9.8M BBL 187.7M MCF
# 8 West Virginia Dec 2018 1.2M BBL 166.1M MCF
# 9 Wyoming Sep 2021 5.8M BBL 69.5M MCF
# 10 Arkansas Apr 2021 246.5K BBL 38.5M MCF
# 11 Utah Jul 2021 3M BBL 21.3M MCF
# 11 Ohio Dec 2018 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 12 Mississippi Sep 2021 1.2M BBL 19.3M MCF
# 13 Montana Jun 2021 1.4M BBL 8.4M MCF
# 14 Kansas Aug 2021 0 BBL 10M MCF
# 15 Alabama Aug 2021 386K BBL 6.7M MCF
# 16 Michigan May 2021 244K BBL 2.8M MCF
# 18 California Mar 2021 0 BBL 0 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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Browse All Producing California Companies

Top Oil & Gas Producers by BOE in California

Producer Name Location Production Date Monthly BOE Produced Producing Wells Trailing 12 Month Permits
Chambers & Mouren Coalinga, CA Mar 2021 618 BBL 4 N/A

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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.
City Of Redondo Beach California Los Angeles County 2.1M BBL Triton Oil & Gas Corporation
State Prc 392 California Orange County 2M BBL Aera Energy LLC,California Resources Production 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 Orange County 1M BBL California Resources Production Corporation
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
Osg California Los Angeles Offshore 662.9K BBL Tidelands Oil Production Co.
Osd California Los Angeles Offshore 551.5K BBL Tidelands Oil Production Co.
State Prc 392 California El Dorado County 485.1K BBL California Resources Production Corporation
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

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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

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