Colorado Oil & Gas Activity

Colorado statewide summary oil and gas data that goes back to 1998 and contains information on the 121,284 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 Nov 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 Mar 1998 and go through Nov 2020.

Colorado State Summary Stats

Colorado Oil & Gas State Income: $286,732,244,198
National Energy Production Rank: #7

Colorado Map of Current Permits and Wells

Approved Permit
Oil Well
Gas Well
Other

Tier 1 Acreage
Tier 2 Acreage
Tier 3 Acreage
Fringe Acreage

Powered by: MineralAnswers.com

Colorado Frequently Asked Questions

Questions Answers
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 121,284 wells drilled this year.
How many approved permits are there in Colorado? There have been 1,464 permits approved in Colorado.
What is the average boe produced by well in Colorado? 1,149 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 218 active producers in the state of Colorado.
What is the average depth an oil or gas well is drilled in Colorado? 6,683 feet is the average depth of a well in Colorado.

Powered by: MineralAnswers.com

Colorado Oil & Gas Activity Stats

Category Last Year Value Current Year Value YoY Trend YoY % Change
Total Wells 120,600 121,284 Up 0.57%
Total Producing Wells 38,001 36,805 Down -3.15%
Percentage of Wells Producing 32% 30% Down -4%
Active Producers 247 218 Down -12%
Total Permits 27,462 1,464 Down -95%
Average Well Depth 6,644 6,683 Up 1%
Average BOE per Well 1,362 1,149 Down -16%

Insight Scores

Powered by: MineralAnswers.com

Other States By Production Rank

Rank State Most Recent Month Oil Produced Gas Produced
# 1 Texas Nov 2020 107.2M BBL 410.5M MCF
# 3 Louisiana Nov 2020 3.8M BBL 369.6M MCF
# 4 New Mexico Dec 2020 30.7M BBL 166.5M MCF
# 5 North Dakota Dec 2020 36.7M BBL 92.6M MCF
# 6 Oklahoma Aug 2020 11.5M BBL 186M MCF
# 7 Colorado Nov 2020 12.1M BBL 180.8M MCF
# 8 West Virginia Dec 2018 1.2M BBL 166.1M MCF
# 9 Wyoming Nov 2020 6M BBL 59.2M MCF
# 10 Ohio Dec 2018 987.7K BBL 87M MCF
# 11 California May 2020 11.4M BBL 16M MCF
# 12 Arkansas Jun 2020 221.5K BBL 39.4M MCF
# 13 Mississippi Nov 2020 1.2M BBL 15M MCF
# 14 Utah Sep 2020 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 14 Kansas Oct 2020 2M BBL 9.8M MCF
# 15 Montana Oct 2020 1.5M BBL 9.1M MCF
# 16 Alabama Sep 2020 366.6K BBL 6.8M MCF
# 17 Michigan Jun 2020 225.4K BBL 5.6M MCF
# 18 Pennsylvania Dec 2020 0 BBL 27 MCF

Powered by: MineralAnswers.com

Annual Colorado Oil & Gas Production

Powered by: MineralAnswers.com

Colorado Oil & Gas Wells Completed by Year

Powered by: MineralAnswers.com

Colorado Oil & Gas Permits by Year

Powered by: MineralAnswers.com

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 Nov 2020 6M BBL 2,451 37
PDC ENERGY INC Denver, CO Nov 2020 5M BBL 1,989 167
NOBLE ENERGY INC Denver, CO Nov 2020 4.4M BBL 1,687 39
KINDER MORGAN CO2 CO LP Cortez, CO Nov 2020 3.4M BBL 92 2
EXTRACTION OIL & GAS LLC Denver, CO Nov 2020 3.1M BBL 726 12
WPX ENERGY ROCKY MOUNTAIN LLC Denver, CO Nov 2020 2.8M BBL 5,292 51
CAERUS PICEANCE LLC Denver, CO Nov 2020 2.4M BBL 3,748 133
SIMCOE LLC N/A Nov 2020 1.8M BBL 1,288 N/A
GREAT WESTERN OPERATING COMPANY LLC Denver, CO Nov 2020 1.8M BBL 415 70
CRESTONE PEAK RESOURCES OPERATING LLC N/A Nov 2020 1.7M BBL 1,195 28
CHEVRON USA INC San Ramon, CA Nov 2020 1.1M BBL 828 N/A
BONANZA CREEK ENERGY OPERATING COMPANY LLC Denver, CO Nov 2020 903.1K BBL 382 41
BARRETT CORPORATION* BILL Denver, CO Nov 2020 894.7K BBL 443 71
PICEANCE ENERGY LLC Denver, CO Nov 2020 665K BBL 1,438 N/A
RED WILLOW PRODUCTION COMPANY Ignacio, CO Nov 2020 503.7K BBL 478 4
EVERGREEN NATURAL RESOURCES LLC N/A Nov 2020 442.5K BBL 2,002 N/A
MALLARD EXPLORATION LLC N/A Nov 2020 410.4K BBL 25 172
HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY Houston, TX Nov 2020 375.9K BBL 404 N/A
URSA OPERATING COMPANY LLC Houston, TX Nov 2020 357K BBL 563 N/A
BAYSWATER EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION LLC Denver, CO Nov 2020 357K BBL 126 18
VERDAD RESOURCES LLC N/A Nov 2020 294.3K BBL 163 112
WHITING OIL & GAS CORPORATION Denver, CO Nov 2020 276K BBL 308 N/A
CATAMOUNT ENERGY PARTNERS LLC Denver, CO Nov 2020 243.4K BBL 162 2
BISON OIL & GAS II LLC N/A Nov 2020 171.4K BBL 30 113
VANGUARD OPERATING LLC Houston, TX Nov 2020 154.6K BBL 939 N/A

Powered by: MineralAnswers.com

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 169.2M BBL KINDER MORGAN CO2 CO LP
Yc Colorado Montezuma County 111.6M BBL KINDER MORGAN CO2 CO LP
Federal Colorado Garfield County 58.9M 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,MARALEX RESOURCES, INC,PETRO MEX RESOURCES,SWEVCO - SABW LLC,VANGUARD OPERATING LLC,WPX ENERGY ROCKY MOUNTAIN LLC
Wells Ranch Colorado Weld County 35.6M BBL BONANZA CREEK ENERGY OPERATING COMPANY LLC,NOBLE ENERGY INC,PDC ENERGY INC
N.parachute Colorado Garfield County 29.3M BBL CAERUS PICEANCE LLC,ENCANA OIL & GAS (USA) INC
Doe Canyon Colorado Dolores County 25M BBL KINDER MORGAN CO2 CO LP
Fee Colorado Rio Blanco County 23M BBL BROWN INC* TOM,CHEVRON USA INC,KOCH EXPLORATION COMPANY, LLC,LASSO OIL & GAS LLC,SWEVCO - SABW LLC
Clough Colorado Garfield County 21.4M BBL BARRETT RESOURCES CORP,MUSTANG RESOURCES LLC,WPX ENERGY ROCKY MOUNTAIN LLC
Emerald Colorado Rio Blanco County 19.9M 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
Southern Ute 32-9; Colorado La Plata County 17.5M BBL BP AMERICA PRODUCTION COMPANY,SIMCOE LLC
Savage Colorado Garfield County 16.9M BBL CAERUS PICEANCE LLC,ENCANA OIL & GAS (USA) INC,MUSTANG RESOURCES LLC,WPX ENERGY ROCKY MOUNTAIN LLC
Razor Colorado Weld County 16.8M BBL BNN WESTERN LLC,WHITING OIL & GAS CORPORATION
Southern Ute Colorado La Plata County 16.3M BBL BP AMERICA PRODUCTION COMPANY,CATAMOUNT ENERGY PARTNERS LLC,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
Chevron Colorado Garfield County 16.1M BBL BERRY PETROLEUM COMPANY LLC,CAERUS PICEANCE LLC,PDC ENERGY INC,WPX ENERGY ROCKY MOUNTAIN LLC
Wells Ranch State Colorado Weld County 16M BBL NOBLE ENERGY INC,PDC ENERGY INC
Sheep Mountain Unit Colorado Huerfano County 15M BBL OXY USA INC
Union Pacific Colorado Rio Blanco County 14M BBL CHEVRON USA INC
Mclaughlin, A C Colorado Rio Blanco County 13.7M BBL CHEVRON USA INC
Southern Ute 32-8; Colorado La Plata County 13.4M BBL BP AMERICA PRODUCTION COMPANY,SIMCOE LLC
Southern Ute 33-10; Colorado La Plata County 12.1M BBL BP AMERICA PRODUCTION COMPANY,SIMCOE LLC
Cascade Creek Colorado Garfield County 11M BBL OXY USA WTP LP,PICEANCE ENERGY LLC
State Antelope Colorado Weld County 10.6M BBL BONANZA CREEK ENERGY OPERATING COMPANY LLC
Pa Colorado Garfield County 10.1M BBL WPX ENERGY ROCKY MOUNTAIN LLC
Anschutz Equus Farms Colorado Weld County 9.7M BBL BARRETT CORPORATION* BILL

Powered by: MineralAnswers.com

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 #104 #6 $2,727,944,781 21 Nov 2020 631.4K BBL 2.7M MCF 36.5K BOE
Arapahoe County, CO #197 #11 $1,008,311,454 8 Nov 2020 206.6K BBL 510.2K MCF 9.7K BOE
Archuleta County, CO #234 #12 $830,377,809 8 Nov 2020 226 BBL 1.2M MCF 6.7K BOE
Baca County, CO #674 #28 $299,500,884 8 Nov 2020 1.8K BBL 18.7K MCF 165.73 BOE
Bent County, CO #709 #32 $57,568,738 2 Nov 2020 0 BBL 17.2K MCF 95.97 BOE
Boulder County, CO #645 #26 $268,355,506 8 Nov 2020 1.7K BBL 31.4K MCF 234.43 BOE
Broomfield County, CO #159 #8 $420,121,495 4 Nov 2020 282.7K BBL 1.2M MCF 16.1K BOE
Cheyenne County, CO #269 #14 $3,449,202,569 18 Nov 2020 61.1K BBL 568K MCF 5.1K BOE
Delta County, CO #653 #27 $26,300,598 3 Nov 2020 0 BBL 37.6K MCF 208.97 BOE
Dolores County, CO #169 #10 $3,153,889,271 1 Nov 2020 51 BBL 2.5M MCF 14.2K BOE
Elbert County, CO #770 #34 $68,082,728 2 Nov 2020 572 BBL 478 MCF 21.73 BOE
Fremont County, CO #747 #33 $90,967,110 4 Nov 2020 1.4K BBL 0 MCF 47.13 BOE
Garfield County, CO #32 #2 $36,363,965,343 16 Nov 2020 92.2K BBL 35.6M MCF 201.2K BOE
Gunnison County, CO #415 #19 $156,017,557 2 Nov 2020 29 BBL 273.1K MCF 1.5K BOE
Huerfano County, CO #384 #18 $2,537,619,972 1 Nov 2020 0 BBL 352K MCF 1.9K BOE
Jackson County, CO #327 #17 $654,774,677 3 Nov 2020 77.2K BBL 99.2K MCF 3.1K BOE
Kiowa County, CO #571 #24 $316,677,011 13 Nov 2020 9.6K BBL 22.9K MCF 447.8 BOE
Kit Carson County, CO #786 #35 $69,979,004 3 Nov 2020 104 BBL 1.6K MCF 12.43 BOE
La Plata County, CO #58 #3 $43,290,803,137 27 Nov 2020 1.2K BBL 19M MCF 105.7K BOE
Larimer County, CO #273 #15 $829,167,768 6 Nov 2020 64.1K BBL 491.4K MCF 4.8K BOE
Las Animas County, CO #145 #7 $9,025,074,149 3 Nov 2020 0 BBL 3.7M MCF 20.5K BOE
Lincoln County, CO #442 #20 $621,298,790 8 Nov 2020 34.7K BBL 12.9K MCF 1.2K BOE
Logan County, CO #567 #23 $296,106,496 17 Nov 2020 11.5K BBL 16.4K MCF 478.17 BOE
Mesa County, CO #165 #9 $2,086,790,436 8 Nov 2020 5.3K BBL 2.7M MCF 15.2K BOE
Moffat County, CO #308 #16 $1,971,083,948 20 Nov 2020 11.4K BBL 606.4K MCF 3.7K BOE
Montezuma County, CO #59 #4 $39,382,325,081 3 Nov 2020 4.4K BBL 18.2M MCF 101.3K BOE
Morgan County, CO #686 #30 $146,962,788 12 Nov 2020 3.8K BBL 1.8K MCF 138.27 BOE
Phillips County, CO #598 #25 $59,738,243 3 Nov 2020 0 BBL 60.7K MCF 337.23 BOE
Prowers County, CO #708 #31 $87,459,355 3 Nov 2020 0 BBL 17.4K MCF 96.93 BOE
Rio Blanco County, CO #87 #5 $17,628,990,418 28 Nov 2020 253.8K BBL 7.1M MCF 48.1K BOE
Routt County, CO #677 #29 $98,196,749 8 Nov 2020 3.9K BBL 4.9K MCF 158.77 BOE
San Miguel County, CO #556 #22 $942,948,116 1 Nov 2020 158 BBL 95.3K MCF 534.73 BOE
Sedgwick County, CO #791 #36 $3,612,020 2 Nov 2020 0 BBL 1.6K MCF 9 BOE
Washington County, CO #480 #21 $956,852,551 27 Nov 2020 27.1K BBL 19K MCF 1K BOE
Weld County, CO #4 #1 $113,440,425,929 56 Nov 2020 10.3M BBL 82.1M MCF 801.1K BOE
Yuma County, CO #238 #13 $2,969,439,537 10 Nov 2020 0 BBL 1.1M MCF 6.4K BOE

Powered by: MineralAnswers.com