Colorado Oil & Gas Activity

Colorado statewide summary oil and gas data that goes back to 1998 and contains information on the 122,106 wells that have been drilled in the state since that time. Colorado is ranked #4 in the US based on Barrels of Oil Equivalent (BOE) produced in Oct 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 Dec 2022.

Colorado State Summary Stats

Colorado Oil & Gas State Income: $303,323,497,482
National Energy Production Rank: #4

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 #4 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 122,106 wells drilled this year.
How many approved permits are there in Colorado? There have been 771 permits approved in Colorado.
What is the average boe produced by well in Colorado? 1,214 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 207 active producers in the state of Colorado.
What is the average depth an oil or gas well is drilled in Colorado? 6,804 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 121,344 122,106 Up 0.63%
Total Producing Wells 37,394 36,608 Down -2.1%
Percentage of Wells Producing 31% 30% Down -3%
Active Producers 228 207 Down -9%
Total Permits 273 771 Up 182%
Average Well Depth 6,777 6,804 Up 0%
Average BOE per Well 1,215 1,214 Down 0%

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Other States By Production Rank

Rank State Most Recent Month Oil Produced Gas Produced
# 1 Texas Oct 2022 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 1 Oklahoma Jul 2022 20.4M BBL 430M MCF
# 2 Pennsylvania Dec 2022 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 2 New Mexico Nov 2022 47.3M BBL 222.6M MCF
# 3 North Dakota Nov 2022 36M BBL 101.1M MCF
# 4 Colorado Oct 2022 13.5M BBL 185.1M MCF
# 5 Louisiana Oct 2022 2M BBL 158.5M MCF
# 5 Ohio Dec 2018 2.1M BBL 224.6M MCF
# 6 Wyoming Oct 2022 8.2M BBL 70.3M MCF
# 7 Utah Aug 2022 4.1M BBL 23.6M MCF
# 8 Arkansas Jul 2021 265.6K BBL 38.8M MCF
# 9 Mississippi Oct 2022 1.2M BBL 19M MCF
# 10 California Apr 2022 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 10 Montana Jun 2022 1.6M BBL 9.3M MCF
# 11 Kansas Sep 2022 0 BBL 8.7M MCF
# 12 Alabama Aug 2022 367.6K BBL 6.2M MCF
# 13 West Virginia Dec 2018 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 17 Michigan Mar 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 Oct 2022 5.7M BBL 2,357 46
PDC ENERGY INC Denver, CO Oct 2022 5.6M BBL 1,960 91
KINDER MORGAN CO2 CO LP Cortez, CO Oct 2022 4.6M BBL 94 2
NOBLE ENERGY INC Denver, CO Oct 2022 4.5M BBL 1,663 5
WPX ENERGY ROCKY MOUNTAIN LLC Denver, CO Oct 2022 3M BBL 6,925 73
EXTRACTION OIL & GAS LLC Denver, CO Oct 2022 2.5M BBL 825 27
CAERUS PICEANCE LLC Denver, CO Oct 2022 2.1M BBL 4,346 51
CRESTONE PEAK RESOURCES OPERATING LLC N/A Oct 2022 1.8M BBL 1,001 19
SIMCOE LLC N/A Oct 2022 1.6M BBL 1,312 6
GREAT WESTERN OPERATING COMPANY LLC Denver, CO Oct 2022 1.4M BBL 445 21
BONANZA CREEK ENERGY OPERATING COMPANY LLC Denver, CO Oct 2022 936.6K BBL 430 18
VERDAD RESOURCES LLC N/A Oct 2022 894K BBL 220 37
BAYSWATER EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION LLC Denver, CO Oct 2022 844.4K BBL 242 13
MALLARD EXPLORATION LLC N/A Oct 2022 683.6K BBL 70 86
BARRETT CORPORATION* BILL Denver, CO Oct 2022 652.4K BBL 428 N/A
PICEANCE ENERGY LLC Denver, CO Oct 2022 513K BBL 1,432 45
RED WILLOW PRODUCTION COMPANY Ignacio, CO Oct 2022 480.7K BBL 493 4
EVERGREEN NATURAL RESOURCES LLC N/A Oct 2022 411K BBL 1,988 N/A
HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY Houston, TX Oct 2022 350.1K BBL 415 N/A
EDGE ENERGY LLC Denver, CO Oct 2022 314.6K BBL 41 20
BISON OIL & GAS II LLC N/A Oct 2022 305.6K BBL 59 N/A
CUB CREEK ENERGY N/A Oct 2022 256.4K BBL 66 N/A
FUNDARE RESOURCES OPERATING COMPANY LLC N/A Oct 2022 201.3K BBL 306 8
CATAMOUNT ENERGY PARTNERS LLC Denver, CO Oct 2022 177.9K BBL 33 3
OWN RESOURCES OPERATING LLC N/A Oct 2022 164.7K BBL 3,230 N/A

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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 154.6M BBL KINDER MORGAN CO2 CO LP
Yc Colorado Montezuma County 102M BBL KINDER MORGAN CO2 CO LP
Federal Colorado Garfield County 60.9M 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,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 39.7M BBL BONANZA CREEK ENERGY OPERATING COMPANY LLC,NOBLE ENERGY INC,PDC ENERGY INC
N.parachute Colorado Garfield County 28.5M BBL CAERUS PICEANCE LLC,ENCANA OIL & GAS (USA) INC
Fee Colorado Rio Blanco County 23.8M BBL BROWN INC* TOM,CHEVRON USA INC,KOCH EXPLORATION COMPANY, LLC,LASSO OIL & GAS LLC,SWEVCO - SABW LLC
Doe Canyon Colorado Dolores County 23.6M BBL KINDER MORGAN CO2 CO LP
Wells Ranch State Colorado Weld County 21.9M BBL NOBLE ENERGY INC,PDC ENERGY INC
Clough Colorado Garfield County 21M BBL BARRETT RESOURCES CORP,MUSTANG RESOURCES LLC,WPX ENERGY ROCKY MOUNTAIN LLC
Emerald Colorado Rio Blanco County 20.4M BBL BAYSWATER EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION LLC,CHEVRON USA INC,EAGLE OPERATING INC,PLUG NICKEL OIL COMPANY INC
Puckett Colorado Garfield County 19.3M BBL CAERUS PICEANCE LLC,WPX ENERGY ROCKY MOUNTAIN LLC
Guttersen Colorado Weld County 18.2M BBL NOBLE ENERGY INC,PATINA OIL & GAS CORPORATION,PDC ENERGY INC
Razor Colorado Weld County 18.2M BBL BNN WESTERN LLC,FUNDARE RESOURCES OPERATING COMPANY LLC
Savage Colorado Garfield County 16.5M BBL CAERUS PICEANCE LLC,ENCANA OIL & GAS (USA) INC,MUSTANG RESOURCES LLC,WPX ENERGY ROCKY MOUNTAIN LLC
Chevron Colorado Garfield County 16.3M BBL BERRY PETROLEUM COMPANY LLC,CAERUS PICEANCE LLC,PDC ENERGY INC,WPX ENERGY ROCKY MOUNTAIN LLC
Southern Ute 32-9; Colorado La Plata County 16.3M BBL BP AMERICA PRODUCTION COMPANY,SIMCOE 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
State Antelope Colorado Weld County 14.4M BBL BONANZA CREEK ENERGY OPERATING COMPANY LLC
Sheep Mountain Unit Colorado Huerfano County 14.1M BBL OXY USA INC
Mclaughlin, A C Colorado Rio Blanco County 13.6M BBL CHEVRON USA INC
Southern Ute 32-8; Colorado La Plata County 12.7M BBL BP AMERICA PRODUCTION COMPANY,SIMCOE LLC
Anschutz Equus Farms Colorado Weld County 11.3M BBL BARRETT CORPORATION* BILL
Southern Ute 33-10; Colorado La Plata County 11.2M BBL BP AMERICA PRODUCTION COMPANY,SIMCOE LLC
Cascade Creek Colorado Garfield County 10.6M 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 #46 #6 $3,916,494,511 19 Oct 2022 859.2K BBL 3.2M MCF 46.8K BOE
Arapahoe County, CO #66 #9 $1,497,718,922 5 Oct 2022 414K BBL 888.5K MCF 18.7K BOE
Archuleta County, CO #99 #13 $951,923,388 8 Oct 2022 59 BBL 1.5M MCF 8.5K BOE
Baca County, CO #270 #28 $258,423,078 6 Oct 2022 567 BBL 19.7K MCF 128.83 BOE
Bent County, CO #288 #31 $47,461,583 2 Oct 2022 0 BBL 15K MCF 83.4 BOE
Boulder County, CO #300 #33 $248,604,237 3 Oct 2022 498 BBL 8.6K MCF 64.73 BOE
Broomfield County, CO #58 #7 $907,202,334 3 Oct 2022 514.2K BBL 1.8M MCF 27.2K BOE
Cheyenne County, CO #115 #15 $3,421,530,341 17 Oct 2022 60.7K BBL 577.8K MCF 5.2K BOE
Delta County, CO #255 #26 $27,907,293 3 Oct 2022 0 BBL 34K MCF 189.2 BOE
Dolores County, CO #84 #11 $2,849,560,038 3 Oct 2022 470 BBL 2.2M MCF 12.2K BOE
Elbert County, CO #162 #20 $77,389,049 4 Oct 2022 37.8K BBL 28.2K MCF 1.4K BOE
Fremont County, CO #303 #34 $95,866,777 5 Oct 2022 1.1K BBL 3.4K MCF 58.4 BOE
Garfield County, CO #17 #2 $39,480,067,194 14 Oct 2022 76.6K BBL 31.2M MCF 176K BOE
Gunnison County, CO #151 #19 $192,991,465 2 Oct 2022 26 BBL 330.8K MCF 1.8K BOE
Huerfano County, CO #140 #17 $2,039,424,487 1 Oct 2022 0 BBL 432.9K MCF 2.4K BOE
Jackson County, CO #150 #18 $730,688,949 3 Oct 2022 40.8K BBL 89.7K MCF 1.8K BOE
Kiowa County, CO #226 #24 $322,119,926 12 Oct 2022 7.7K BBL 28K MCF 415.7 BOE
Kit Carson County, CO #337 #35 $62,199,424 3 Oct 2022 91 BBL 1.4K MCF 10.9 BOE
La Plata County, CO #29 #4 $38,529,667,084 25 Oct 2022 105 BBL 17.5M MCF 97.5K BOE
Larimer County, CO #81 #10 $1,286,054,778 6 Oct 2022 163.6K BBL 1.3M MCF 12.7K BOE
Las Animas County, CO #64 #8 $8,200,831,834 3 Oct 2022 0 BBL 3.5M MCF 20K BOE
Lincoln County, CO #208 #22 $693,063,401 11 Oct 2022 16.9K BBL 4.3K MCF 589.57 BOE
Logan County, CO #223 #23 $309,410,749 12 Oct 2022 9.7K BBL 24.5K MCF 462.03 BOE
Mesa County, CO #87 #12 $2,241,794,599 7 Oct 2022 3.8K BBL 2M MCF 11.5K BOE
Moffat County, CO #133 #16 $1,819,870,054 20 Oct 2022 13.9K BBL 482.2K MCF 3.1K BOE
Montezuma County, CO #19 #3 $35,092,296,941 5 Oct 2022 7.2K BBL 25.4M MCF 141.4K BOE
Morgan County, CO #269 #27 $150,175,739 11 Oct 2022 4K BBL 268 MCF 136.17 BOE
Phillips County, CO #281 #30 $76,525,837 2 Oct 2022 0 BBL 18K MCF 100.23 BOE
Prowers County, CO #277 #29 $73,494,195 4 Oct 2022 0 BBL 20.1K MCF 111.73 BOE
Rio Blanco County, CO #43 #5 $17,373,355,894 22 Oct 2022 253.3K BBL 7.5M MCF 50.2K BOE
Routt County, CO #295 #32 $101,814,138 5 Oct 2022 1.9K BBL 1.1K MCF 71.6 BOE
San Miguel County, CO #229 #25 $799,068,686 1 Oct 2022 28 BBL 70.9K MCF 395.2 BOE
Sedgwick County, CO #338 #36 $3,748,713 2 Oct 2022 0 BBL 1.6K MCF 9.4 BOE
Washington County, CO #168 #21 $992,770,394 22 Oct 2022 24.8K BBL 75.7K MCF 1.2K BOE
Weld County, CO #3 #1 $134,311,765,358 59 Oct 2022 11M BBL 83.3M MCF 832.3K BOE
Yuma County, CO #112 #14 $2,737,405,922 5 Oct 2022 0 BBL 1M MCF 5.8K BOE

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