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 32,322 producing wells that have been drilled in the Delaware Basin from Jan 1970 to Nov 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

Approved Permit
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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 14,093 44,971 Up 219.1%
Total Producing Wells 12,615 32,322 Up 156.22%
Percentage of Wells Producing 90% 72% Down -20%
Active Producers 254 480 Up 89%
Total Permits 214 163 Down -24%
Average Well Depth 1 0 Down -100%
Average BOE per Well 2,640 2,929 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 Petroleum Corporation 189.7M BBL 1.1B MCF 380.3M BOE
Apache Corporation 82.9M BBL 789.4M MCF 214.5M BOE
Arco Permian 67.7M BBL 211.8M MCF 103M BOE
Bhp Billiton Petroleum 35.5M BBL 214.4M MCF 71.2M BOE
Bopco, L.p. 40.1M BBL 199.5M MCF 73.4M BOE
Centennial Resource Prod 61.9M BBL 203M MCF 95.7M BOE
Chevron 141.8M BBL 1.8B MCF 450.2M BOE
Cimarex Energy Co 197.9M BBL 1.4B MCF 444.2M BOE
Concho 352.5M BBL 1.4B MCF 586M BOE
Conocophillips Company 93.6M BBL 492.7M MCF 175.7M BOE
Devon Energy 198M BBL 997.9M MCF 364.3M BOE
Diamondback E&p Llc 72.4M BBL 188.7M MCF 103.9M BOE
Eog Resources 355.7M BBL 1.9B MCF 672.5M BOE
Exxon 7.1M BBL 528.1M MCF 95.1M BOE
Marathon Oil 40.4M BBL 636.5M MCF 146.5M BOE
Marbob Energy Corp 46.1M BBL 195.3M MCF 78.6M BOE
Matador Production Company 54.6M BBL 213.5M MCF 90.2M BOE
Mewbourne Oil Co 104M BBL 631.3M MCF 209.3M BOE
Oxy 241.6M BBL 1B MCF 411.9M BOE
Phillips Petroleum 57.9M BBL 401.1M MCF 124.7M BOE
Production Inc 66.5M BBL 182.6M MCF 96.9M BOE
Sandridge 1.7M BBL 701.9M MCF 118.7M BOE
Shell 92.9M BBL 270.4M MCF 138M BOE
Wpx Energy 61.5M BBL 316.4M MCF 114.2M BOE
Xto Energy Inc 81.4M BBL 411.7M MCF 150M BOE

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Delaware Basin Top Lease Properties by BOE

Lease Property Location Cumulative BOE Producer Name(s)
Bell Lake 19 18 State Com Lea County, New Mexico 2.5M BBL DEVON ENERGY PRODUCTION COMPANY, LP
Harrier Federal Com Lea County, New Mexico 1.5M BBL COG OPERATING LLC
Nash Unit Eddy County, New Mexico 15.5M BBL Murchison Oil and Gas, LLC, STRATA PRODUCTION CO, XTO ENERGY, INC
Thistle Unit Lea County, New Mexico 19.2M BBL DEVON ENERGY PRODUCTION COMPANY, LP, DEVON SFS OPERATING INC, SANTA FE ENERGY OPERATING PARTNERS L P
Poker Lake Unit 25 BD Eddy County, New Mexico 1.1M BBL XTO PERMIAN OPERATING LLC.
Avogato 30 31 State Com Lea County, New Mexico 5.1M BBL OXY USA INC
Corral Canyon Federal Eddy County, New Mexico 10.4M BBL XTO ENERGY, INC
Poker Lake Unit 15 Twin Wells Ranch Eddy County, New Mexico 3.2M BBL XTO PERMIAN OPERATING LLC.
Kate 33-40 Ward County, Texas 593.3K BBL XTO ENERGY INC.
Stonewall 28 Federal Com Lea County, New Mexico 1.8M BBL EOG RESOURCES INC
Remuda South 25 State Eddy County, New Mexico 4.1M BBL XTO ENERGY, INC
Way South State Com Eddy County, New Mexico 2.6M BBL COG OPERATING LLC, MARBOB ENERGY CORP
Central Vacuum Unit Lea County, New Mexico 79M BBL CHEVRON U S A INC, PRODUCTION INC
SD 14 23 Federal P18 Lea County, New Mexico 942.8K BBL CHEVRON U S A INC
St Kitts 76 2833 Loving County, Texas 2.4M BBL XTO ENERGY INC.
Riverbend 12 13 Federal Com Eddy County, New Mexico 3M BBL CIMAREX ENERGY CO.
Cotton Draw Unit Eddy County, New Mexico 26.3M BBL CHEVRON U S A INC, DEVON ENERGY PRODUCTION COMPANY, LP, PRODUCTION INC
Deguello Unit 54-7-2 Reeves County, Texas 3.8M BBL DIAMONDBACK E&P LLC
Remuda North 25 State 1 Eddy County, New Mexico 3.3M BBL XTO ENERGY, INC
Zia Hills 19 Federal Com Lea County, New Mexico 909.3K BBL CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY
Platinum MDP1 34 3 Federal Com Eddy County, New Mexico 6.1M BBL OXY USA INC
Tomb Raider 1 12 Federal Eddy County, New Mexico 3.4M BBL DEVON ENERGY PRODUCTION COMPANY, LP
Poker Lake Unit Eddy County, New Mexico 44M 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.
Oxbow CC 17 8 Federal Com Eddy County, New Mexico 337.4K BBL OXY USA INC
East Vacuum (Gsa) Unit Lea County, New Mexico 79.2M BBL CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY, PHILLIPS PETROLEUM CO, P INC

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