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 32,186 producing wells that have been drilled in the Delaware Basin from Jan 1970 to Sep 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 14,069 44,884 Up 219.03%
Total Producing Wells 12,627 32,186 Up 154.9%
Percentage of Wells Producing 90% 72% Down -20%
Active Producers 254 478 Up 88%
Total Permits 214 158 Down -26%
Average Well Depth 3,779 5,775 Up 53%
Average BOE per Well 2,656 2,943 Up 11%

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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 173.2M BBL 702.2M MCF 290.3M BOE
Apache Corporation 81.5M BBL 756.9M MCF 207.7M BOE
Arco Permian 67.7M BBL 211.8M MCF 103M BOE
Centennial Resource Prod, Llc 52.6M BBL 178.7M MCF 82.4M BOE
Chevron U S A Inc 80.8M BBL 700M MCF 197.5M BOE
Chevron U. S. A. Inc. 52M BBL 978.1M MCF 215M BOE
Cimarex Energy Co. 142.9M BBL 1B MCF 325.1M BOE
Cimarex Energy Co. Of Colorado 48.4M BBL 338.3M MCF 104.8M BOE
Cog Operating Llc 319.5M BBL 1.1B MCF 518.5M BOE
Conocophillips Company 63.6M BBL 410.1M MCF 132M BOE
Devon Energy Production Company, Lp 183.4M BBL 897M MCF 332.9M BOE
Diamondback E&p Llc 65.2M BBL 168.4M MCF 93.3M BOE
Eog Resources Inc 163.6M BBL 773.7M MCF 292.6M BOE
Eog Resources, Inc. 87M BBL 369.9M MCF 148.6M BOE
Eog Y Resources, Inc. 93.1M BBL 686.4M MCF 207.6M BOE
Marathon Oil Co 20.1M BBL 561.7M MCF 113.8M BOE
Matador Production Company 52.6M BBL 203.9M MCF 86.6M BOE
Mewbourne Oil Co 100.9M BBL 617M MCF 203.8M BOE
Oxy Usa Inc 112.5M BBL 389.7M MCF 177.5M BOE
Oxy Usa Wtp Lp 60M BBL 119.3M MCF 79.9M 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 89.9M BBL 240M MCF 129.9M BOE
Wpx Energy Permian, Llc 55.2M BBL 289.1M MCF 103.4M BOE

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Delaware Basin Top Lease Properties by BOE

Lease Property Location Cumulative BOE Producer Name(s)
Poker Lake Unit 15 Twin Wells Ranch Eddy County, New Mexico 2.6M BBL XTO PERMIAN OPERATING LLC.
Avogato 30 31 State Com Lea County, New Mexico 4.3M BBL OXY USA 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
Doc Holliday State 34-43 Unit Reeves County, Texas 1.2M BBL NOBLE ENERGY INC
Silvertip 76-9 Unit E Loving County, Texas 4.1M BBL ANADARKO E&P ONSHORE LLC
Deguello Unit 54-7-2 Reeves County, Texas 3.6M BBL DIAMONDBACK E&P LLC
Way South State Com Eddy County, New Mexico 2.1M BBL COG OPERATING LLC, MARBOB ENERGY CORP
St Kitts 76 2833 Loving County, Texas 2.1M BBL XTO ENERGY INC.
University 19 A Loving County, Texas 13.2M BBL CHESAPEAKE OPERATING, INC., SHELL WESTERN E&P
Central Vacuum Unit Lea County, New Mexico 78.2M 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
Remuda North 25 State 1 Eddy County, New Mexico 2.7M BBL XTO ENERGY, INC
Lusitano 27 34 Federal Com Eddy County, New Mexico 4.7M BBL DEVON ENERGY PRODUCTION COMPANY, LP
Platinum MDP1 34 3 Federal Com Eddy County, New Mexico 5.7M BBL OXY USA INC
St John 76 2734 Loving County, Texas 4.1M BBL XTO ENERGY INC.
Spud Muffin 31 30 Eddy County, New Mexico 1.1M BBL DEVON ENERGY PRODUCTION COMPANY, LP
HH So 17 20 Federal 001 Eddy County, New Mexico 1.5M BBL CHEVRON U S A INC
Baseball Cap Federal Com Lea County, New Mexico 2.5M BBL COG OPERATING LLC
Poker Lake Unit Eddy County, New Mexico 43.6M 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.
Elkhead 4144 Reeves County, Texas 2.1M BBL PDC PERMIAN, INC.
Iridium MDP1 28 21 Federal Com Eddy County, New Mexico 5.3M BBL OXY USA INC
Myox 21 State Com Eddy County, New Mexico 4.6M BBL COG OPERATING LLC
Myox 30 State Com Eddy County, New Mexico 1.3M BBL COG OPERATING LLC
East Vacuum (Gsa) Unit Lea County, New Mexico 78.9M BBL CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY, PHILLIPS PETROLEUM CO, P INC
Nash Unit Eddy County, New Mexico 14.2M BBL Murchison Oil and Gas, LLC, STRATA PRODUCTION CO, XTO ENERGY, INC

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