Delaware Basin

The Delaware Basin covers areas of New Mexico and Texas. The information below is the summary of oil and gas data that goes back to 1973 and contains information on the 32,167 producing wells that have been drilled in the Delaware Basin from Jan 1970 to Aug 2020.

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Basin Counties

The counties comprising the Delaware Basin in New Mexico are: Chaves County, NM, Eddy County, NM, Lea County, NM

The counties comprising the Delaware Basin in Texas are: Brewster County, TX, Culberson County, TX, Jeff Davis County, TX, Loving County, TX, Pecos County, TX, Reeves County, TX, Ward County, TX, and Winkler County, TX

Delaware Basin Map of Current Permits and Wells

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Basin Boundary

Tier 1 Acreage
Tier 2 Acreage
Tier 3 Acreage
Fringe Acreage

Delaware Basin Oil & Gas Activity Stats

Category Last Year Value Current Year Value YoY Trend YoY % Change
Total Wells 14,071 44,912 Up 219.18%
Total Producing Wells 12,619 32,167 Up 154.91%
Percentage of Wells Producing 90% 72% Down -20%
Active Producers 254 479 Up 89%
Total Permits 214 158 Down -26%
Average Well Depth 3,779 5,775 Up 53%
Average BOE per Well 2,656 2,933 Up 10%

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Delaware Basin Oil & Gas Production by Year

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Delaware Basin Oil & Gas Wells Completed by Year

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Delaware Basin Oil & Gas Permits by Year

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Top Producers by BOE Production in Delaware Basin

Producer Name Oil Produced Gas Produced BOE Produced
Anadarko E&p Onshore Llc 164.2M BBL 665.5M MCF 275.2M BOE
Apache Corporation 82M BBL 727.8M MCF 203.3M BOE
Arco Permian 67.7M BBL 211.8M MCF 103M BOE
Centennial Resource Prod, Llc 50.9M BBL 173.3M MCF 79.8M BOE
Chevron U S A Inc 79.3M BBL 691.4M MCF 194.6M BOE
Chevron U. S. A. Inc. 48.4M BBL 957.6M MCF 208M BOE
Cimarex Energy Co. 138.8M BBL 1B MCF 314M BOE
Cimarex Energy Co. Of Colorado 48.1M BBL 336.9M MCF 104.2M BOE
Cog Operating Llc 313.9M BBL 1.1B MCF 509.6M BOE
Conocophillips Company 62.4M BBL 406.4M MCF 130.1M BOE
Devon Energy Production Company, Lp 183.4M BBL 896.6M MCF 332.8M BOE
Diamondback E&p Llc 62.3M BBL 161.8M MCF 89.3M BOE
Eog Resources Inc 160M BBL 762.5M MCF 287.1M BOE
Eog Resources, Inc. 81.8M BBL 347.9M MCF 139.7M BOE
Eog Y Resources, Inc. 93.2M BBL 686.4M MCF 207.6M BOE
Marathon Oil Co 20.1M BBL 561.7M MCF 113.8M BOE
Marbob Energy Corp 46.1M BBL 195.3M MCF 78.6M BOE
Matador Production Company 51.2M BBL 200.2M MCF 84.6M BOE
Mewbourne Oil Co 97.4M BBL 601.3M MCF 197.7M BOE
Oxy Usa Inc 110.6M BBL 382.2M MCF 174.3M BOE
Phillips Petroleum Co 57.6M BBL 132M MCF 79.6M BOE
Production Inc 66.5M BBL 182.6M MCF 96.9M BOE
Sandridge Expl. And Prod., Llc 1.1M BBL 486.9M MCF 82.3M BOE
Shell Western E&p 87.1M BBL 234.1M MCF 126.2M BOE
Wpx Energy Permian, Llc 54.2M BBL 287.3M MCF 102.1M BOE

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Delaware Basin Top Lease Properties by BOE

Lease Property Location Cumulative BOE Producer Name(s)
Avogato 30 31 State Com Lea County, New Mexico 3.9M BBL OXY USA INC
Doc Holliday State 34-43 Unit Reeves County, Texas 922.5K BBL NOBLE ENERGY INC
Thistle Unit Lea County, New Mexico 18.4M BBL DEVON ENERGY PRODUCTION COMPANY, LP, DEVON SFS OPERATING INC, SANTA FE ENERGY OPERATING PARTNERS L P
St Kitts 76 2833 Loving County, Texas 1.9M BBL XTO ENERGY INC.
Way South State Com Eddy County, New Mexico 1.8M BBL COG OPERATING LLC, MARBOB ENERGY CORP
University 19 PW Unit Loving County, Texas 12.9M BBL CHESAPEAKE OPERATING, INC., SHELL WESTERN E&P
Balmorhea State 33-50 Unit Reeves County, Texas 789.8K BBL NOBLE ENERGY INC
Central Vacuum Unit Lea County, New Mexico 77.9M BBL CHEVRON U S A INC, PRODUCTION INC
Cotton Draw Unit Eddy County, New Mexico 25.8M BBL CHEVRON U S A INC, DEVON ENERGY PRODUCTION COMPANY, LP, PRODUCTION INC
Baseball Cap Federal Com Lea County, New Mexico 2.3M BBL COG OPERATING LLC
Lusitano 27 34 Federal Com Eddy County, New Mexico 4.7M BBL DEVON ENERGY PRODUCTION COMPANY, LP
Elkhead 4144 Reeves County, Texas 1.9M BBL PDC PERMIAN, INC.
Corral Canyon Federal Eddy County, New Mexico 9.1M BBL XTO ENERGY, INC
Platinum MDP1 34 3 Federal Com Eddy County, New Mexico 5.5M BBL OXY USA INC
Spud Muffin 31 30 Eddy County, New Mexico 1.1M BBL DEVON ENERGY PRODUCTION COMPANY, LP
St John 76 2734 Loving County, Texas 4M BBL XTO ENERGY INC.
Peachtree 24 Federal Com Lea County, New Mexico 2.9M BBL EOG RESOURCES INC
Poker Lake Unit Eddy County, New Mexico 43.4M BBL BEPCO, LP, BOPCO, L.P., CHARLES B GILLESPIE JR, FORTSON OIL CO, GUADALUPE OPERATING LLP, HARVARD PETROLEUM COMPANY, LLC, J RAY STEWART, MAVERICK OPERATING, LLC, TEMPO ENERGY INC, XTO PERMIAN OPERATING LLC.
Remuda North 25 State 1 Eddy County, New Mexico 2.7M BBL XTO ENERGY, INC
HH So 17 20 Federal 001 Eddy County, New Mexico 1.3M BBL CHEVRON U S A INC
Deguello Unit 54-7-2 Reeves County, Texas 3.3M BBL DIAMONDBACK E&P LLC
Myox 21 State Com Eddy County, New Mexico 4.4M BBL COG OPERATING LLC
Iridium MDP1 28 21 Federal Com Eddy County, New Mexico 5.1M BBL OXY USA INC
SND 12 01 Federal 004 Eddy County, New Mexico 841.6K BBL CHEVRON U S A INC
Bandit 29 State Com Lea County, New Mexico 4.1M BBL EOG RESOURCES INC

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