Colorado Oil & Gas Activity

Colorado statewide summary oil and gas data that goes back to 1998 and contains information on the 121,849 wells that have been drilled in the state since that time. Colorado is ranked #7 in the US based on Barrels of Oil Equivalent (BOE) produced in Jun 2022. 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 Mar 1998 and go through Aug 2022.

Colorado State Summary Stats

Colorado Oil & Gas State Income: $294,416,990,969
National Energy Production Rank: #7

Colorado Map of Current Permits and Wells

Approved Permit
Oil Well
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Tier 1 Acreage
Tier 2 Acreage
Tier 3 Acreage
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Colorado Frequently Asked Questions

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How does Colorado rank in the nation for oil and gas production? Colorado currently ranks #7 in the nation based on barrels of oil equivalent (BOE) production.
How many wells were drilled in Colorado so far this year? Colorado has had 121,849 wells drilled this year.
How many approved permits are there in Colorado? There have been 750 permits approved in Colorado.
What is the average boe produced by well in Colorado? 1,113 BBLs of oil equivalent (BOE) is the average amount produced by a single well in Colorado
How many active producers are there in Colorado? There are currently 211 active producers in the state of Colorado.
What is the average depth an oil or gas well is drilled in Colorado? 6,798 feet is the average depth of a well in Colorado.

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Colorado Oil & Gas Activity Stats

Category Last Year Value Current Year Value YoY Trend YoY % Change
Total Wells 121,063 121,849 Up 0.65%
Total Producing Wells 37,326 37,304 Down -0.06%
Percentage of Wells Producing 31% 31% Down -1%
Active Producers 228 211 Down -7%
Total Permits 538 750 Up 39%
Average Well Depth 6,769 6,798 Up 0%
Average BOE per Well 1,123 1,113 Down -1%

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Other States By Production Rank

Rank State Most Recent Month Oil Produced Gas Produced
# 1 Texas Jun 2022 110.4M BBL 480.9M MCF
# 2 Pennsylvania Dec 2021 77.7K BBL 679.1M MCF
# 3 New Mexico Jul 2022 46.7M BBL 217.3M MCF
# 4 Louisiana Jun 2022 3.1M BBL 316M MCF
# 5 North Dakota Jul 2022 35.4M BBL 85.9M MCF
# 6 Oklahoma Mar 2022 12.4M BBL 221M MCF
# 7 Colorado Jun 2022 12.8M BBL 172M MCF
# 8 West Virginia Dec 2018 1.2M BBL 166.1M MCF
# 9 Ohio Dec 2018 998.5K BBL 88.2M MCF
# 10 California Dec 2021 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 10 Wyoming Jun 2022 5.9M BBL 56.3M MCF
# 11 Utah Apr 2022 3.4M BBL 21.2M MCF
# 12 Arkansas Jul 2021 265.6K BBL 38.8M MCF
# 13 Mississippi Jun 2022 1.2M BBL 18M MCF
# 14 Montana Mar 2022 1.5M BBL 9.3M MCF
# 15 Kansas May 2022 0 BBL 9.6M MCF
# 16 Alabama Feb 2022 372.5K BBL 5.4M MCF
# 17 Michigan Jan 2022 0 BBL 0 MCF

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Annual Colorado Oil & Gas Production

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Colorado Oil & Gas Wells Completed by Year

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Colorado Oil & Gas Permits by Year

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Browse All Producing Colorado Companies

Top Oil & Gas Producers by BOE in Colorado

Producer Name Location Production Date Monthly BOE Produced Producing Wells Trailing 12 Month Permits
KERR MCGEE OIL & GAS ONSHORE LP Denver, CO Jun 2022 5.8M BBL 2,412 8
PDC ENERGY INC Denver, CO Jun 2022 5.1M BBL 1,936 94
NOBLE ENERGY INC Denver, CO Jun 2022 4.5M BBL 1,703 8
KINDER MORGAN CO2 CO LP Cortez, CO Jun 2022 3.9M BBL 92 N/A
WPX ENERGY ROCKY MOUNTAIN LLC Denver, CO Jun 2022 3.1M BBL 6,909 19
EXTRACTION OIL & GAS LLC Denver, CO Jun 2022 2.4M BBL 835 25
CAERUS PICEANCE LLC Denver, CO Jun 2022 2M BBL 4,374 18
CRESTONE PEAK RESOURCES OPERATING LLC N/A Jun 2022 1.9M BBL 1,117 12
GREAT WESTERN OPERATING COMPANY LLC Denver, CO Jun 2022 1.8M BBL 459 24
SIMCOE LLC N/A Jun 2022 1.6M BBL 1,321 6
CHEVRON USA INC San Ramon, CA Jun 2022 1.1M BBL 804 N/A
BONANZA CREEK ENERGY OPERATING COMPANY LLC Denver, CO Jun 2022 957.3K BBL 455 11
BARRETT CORPORATION* BILL Denver, CO Jun 2022 837K BBL 442 N/A
BAYSWATER EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION LLC Denver, CO Jun 2022 800.8K BBL 220 6
VERDAD RESOURCES LLC N/A Jun 2022 786.8K BBL 209 32
MALLARD EXPLORATION LLC N/A Jun 2022 577.2K BBL 62 84
RED WILLOW PRODUCTION COMPANY Ignacio, CO Jun 2022 519.4K BBL 491 10
PICEANCE ENERGY LLC Denver, CO Jun 2022 509.8K BBL 1,421 60
EDGE ENERGY LLC Denver, CO Jun 2022 462.1K BBL 41 20
EVERGREEN NATURAL RESOURCES LLC N/A Jun 2022 429.2K BBL 1,974 N/A
BISON OIL & GAS II LLC N/A Jun 2022 392.6K BBL 64 N/A
HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY Houston, TX Jun 2022 347K BBL 417 N/A
CUB CREEK ENERGY N/A Jun 2022 298K BBL 66 N/A
FUNDARE RESOURCES OPERATING COMPANY LLC N/A Jun 2022 220.2K BBL 305 8
CATAMOUNT ENERGY PARTNERS LLC Denver, CO Jun 2022 174.5K BBL 29 6

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Browse All Producing Colorado Properties

Colorado Top Lease Properties by BOE

Lease Property State County Cumulative BOE Producer Name(s)
Mcelmo Dome Unit 13-37-18 Colorado Montezuma County 154.5M BBL KINDER MORGAN CO2 CO LP
Yc Colorado Montezuma County 102M BBL KINDER MORGAN CO2 CO LP
Federal Colorado Garfield County 59.6M BBL BROWN INC* TOM,CAERUS PICEANCE LLC,D & G ROUSTABOUT SERVICE,ENCANA OIL & GAS (USA) INC,FEES JR AND SON OIL & GAS* WALTER S,FOUNDATION ENERGY MANAGEMENT LLC,HEC PETROLEUM INC,LASSO OIL & GAS LLC,LOCIN OIL CORPORATION,MARALEX RESOURCES, INC,PETRO MEX RESOURCES,SWEVCO - SABW LLC,VISION ENERGY LLC,WPX ENERGY ROCKY MOUNTAIN LLC
Wells Ranch Colorado Weld County 39M BBL BONANZA CREEK ENERGY OPERATING COMPANY LLC,NOBLE ENERGY INC,PDC ENERGY INC
N.parachute Colorado Garfield County 28.2M BBL CAERUS PICEANCE LLC,ENCANA OIL & GAS (USA) INC
Fee Colorado Rio Blanco County 23.6M BBL BROWN INC* TOM,CHEVRON USA INC,KOCH EXPLORATION COMPANY, LLC,LASSO OIL & GAS LLC,SWEVCO - SABW LLC
Doe Canyon Colorado Dolores County 23.4M BBL KINDER MORGAN CO2 CO LP
Wells Ranch State Colorado Weld County 21.2M BBL NOBLE ENERGY INC,PDC ENERGY INC
Clough Colorado Garfield County 20.8M BBL BARRETT RESOURCES CORP,MUSTANG RESOURCES LLC,WPX ENERGY ROCKY MOUNTAIN LLC
Emerald Colorado Rio Blanco County 20.3M BBL BAYSWATER EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION LLC,CHEVRON USA INC,EAGLE OPERATING INC,PLUG NICKEL OIL COMPANY INC
Puckett Colorado Garfield County 19M BBL CAERUS PICEANCE LLC,WPX ENERGY ROCKY MOUNTAIN LLC
Razor Colorado Weld County 18M BBL BNN WESTERN LLC,FUNDARE RESOURCES OPERATING COMPANY LLC
Guttersen Colorado Weld County 16.8M BBL NOBLE ENERGY INC,PATINA OIL & GAS CORPORATION,PDC ENERGY INC
Savage Colorado Garfield County 16.3M BBL CAERUS PICEANCE LLC,ENCANA OIL & GAS (USA) INC,MUSTANG RESOURCES LLC,WPX ENERGY ROCKY MOUNTAIN LLC
Southern Ute 32-9; Colorado La Plata County 16.3M BBL BP AMERICA PRODUCTION COMPANY,SIMCOE LLC
Chevron Colorado Garfield County 16.1M BBL BERRY PETROLEUM COMPANY LLC,CAERUS PICEANCE LLC,PDC ENERGY INC,WPX ENERGY ROCKY MOUNTAIN LLC
Southern Ute Colorado La Plata County 15.2M BBL ARKOMA OPERATIONS LLC,BP AMERICA PRODUCTION COMPANY,CHEVRON MIDCONTINENT LP,ENDURING RESOURCES LLC,FOUR STAR OIL & GAS COMPANY,HIGH RIVER RESOURCES OPERATING LLC,HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY,MALLON OIL COMPANY,MERRION OIL & GAS CORP,RED WILLOW PRODUCTION COMPANY,SAMSON RESOURCES COMPANY,SIMCOE LLC
Union Pacific Colorado Rio Blanco County 14.4M BBL CHEVRON USA INC
Sheep Mountain Unit Colorado Huerfano County 14M BBL OXY USA INC
State Antelope Colorado Weld County 13.8M BBL BONANZA CREEK ENERGY OPERATING COMPANY LLC
Mclaughlin, A C Colorado Rio Blanco County 13.5M BBL CHEVRON USA INC
Southern Ute 32-8; Colorado La Plata County 12.6M BBL BP AMERICA PRODUCTION COMPANY,SIMCOE LLC
Southern Ute 33-10; Colorado La Plata County 11.2M BBL BP AMERICA PRODUCTION COMPANY,SIMCOE LLC
Anschutz Equus Farms Colorado Weld County 11.1M BBL BARRETT CORPORATION* BILL
Cascade Creek Colorado Garfield County 10.5M BBL OXY USA WTP LP,PICEANCE ENERGY LLC

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Colorado Counties By Production

County National Rank State Rank Production Value Producers Production Date Oil Produced Monthly Gas Produced Monthly BOE Produced Daily
Adams County, CO #88 #6 $3,651,861,870 21 Jun 2022 785.8K BBL 2.9M MCF 42.7K BOE
Arapahoe County, CO #120 #7 $1,360,564,052 6 Jun 2022 582.9K BBL 797.2K MCF 23.8K BOE
Archuleta County, CO #182 #13 $914,948,040 9 Jun 2022 65 BBL 1.6M MCF 9K BOE
Baca County, CO #554 #31 $257,194,526 4 Jun 2022 1.2K BBL 10K MCF 97.97 BOE
Bent County, CO #564 #33 $46,960,996 2 Jun 2022 0 BBL 14.5K MCF 81.07 BOE
Boulder County, CO #537 #28 $249,431,607 4 Jun 2022 1.2K BBL 16.5K MCF 132 BOE
Broomfield County, CO #147 #10 $736,168,463 3 Jun 2022 232.5K BBL 1.2M MCF 14.4K BOE
Cheyenne County, CO #232 #15 $3,375,209,028 17 Jun 2022 60K BBL 552.9K MCF 5K BOE
Delta County, CO #502 #26 $26,816,985 3 Jun 2022 0 BBL 41.9K MCF 233.23 BOE
Dolores County, CO #166 #12 $2,793,541,125 3 Jun 2022 345 BBL 2M MCF 11.3K BOE
Elbert County, CO #459 #24 $68,618,872 4 Jun 2022 11.2K BBL 7.5K MCF 416.4 BOE
Fremont County, CO #585 #34 $94,068,195 5 Jun 2022 1.5K BBL 150 MCF 53.43 BOE
Garfield County, CO #33 #2 $38,326,743,981 15 Jun 2022 73.4K BBL 28.5M MCF 161.2K BOE
Gunnison County, CO #342 #18 $184,598,083 2 Jun 2022 40 BBL 253.3K MCF 1.4K BOE
Huerfano County, CO #306 #17 $2,023,291,093 1 Jun 2022 0 BBL 350.2K MCF 1.9K BOE
Jackson County, CO #431 #21 $709,176,431 3 Jun 2022 1.8K BBL 93.5K MCF 581.67 BOE
Kiowa County, CO #462 #25 $318,113,935 12 Jun 2022 7.2K BBL 30.7K MCF 413.93 BOE
Kit Carson County, CO #619 #35 $61,805,170 3 Jun 2022 97 BBL 1.4K MCF 11.03 BOE
La Plata County, CO #53 #4 $38,016,616,044 26 Jun 2022 177 BBL 16.9M MCF 94.3K BOE
Larimer County, CO #146 #9 $1,213,998,144 7 Jun 2022 206.8K BBL 1.3M MCF 14.4K BOE
Las Animas County, CO #129 #8 $8,081,199,379 3 Jun 2022 0 BBL 3.4M MCF 19.4K BOE
Lincoln County, CO #370 #20 $680,054,488 10 Jun 2022 30.8K BBL 9.6K MCF 1K BOE
Logan County, CO #451 #23 $305,307,184 15 Jun 2022 9.7K BBL 25.3K MCF 465.1 BOE
Mesa County, CO #160 #11 $2,167,165,816 9 Jun 2022 3.4K BBL 2.1M MCF 11.9K BOE
Moffat County, CO #277 #16 $1,796,477,879 19 Jun 2022 15.1K BBL 441.4K MCF 2.9K BOE
Montezuma County, CO #47 #3 $34,309,178,558 5 Jun 2022 6.8K BBL 20.3M MCF 113.3K BOE
Morgan County, CO #542 #29 $148,809,938 11 Jun 2022 3.6K BBL 277 MCF 122.83 BOE
Phillips County, CO #503 #27 $74,476,121 3 Jun 2022 0 BBL 41.8K MCF 232.27 BOE
Prowers County, CO #549 #30 $72,768,197 4 Jun 2022 0 BBL 19.4K MCF 108 BOE
Rio Blanco County, CO #72 #5 $17,138,885,069 24 Jun 2022 245.7K BBL 8.3M MCF 54.8K BOE
Routt County, CO #562 #32 $101,086,732 6 Jun 2022 2.4K BBL 1K MCF 87.07 BOE
San Miguel County, CO #443 #22 $790,675,770 1 Jun 2022 142 BBL 87.9K MCF 493.07 BOE
Sedgwick County, CO #633 #36 $3,653,662 2 Jun 2022 0 BBL 670 MCF 3.67 BOE
Washington County, CO #352 #19 $979,733,210 21 Jun 2022 24.6K BBL 87.5K MCF 1.3K BOE
Weld County, CO #5 #1 $129,284,708,105 59 Jun 2022 10.5M BBL 78.9M MCF 789.6K BOE
Yuma County, CO #219 #14 $2,690,992,820 7 Jun 2022 0 BBL 1M MCF 5.9K BOE

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