DJ Basin

The DJ Basin covers areas of Colorado and Wyoming. The information below is the summary of oil and gas data that goes back to 1978 and contains information on the 13,865 producing wells that have been drilled in the DJ Basin from Jan 1970 to Jul 2020.

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DJ Basin Map of Current Permits and Wells

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Basin Boundary

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DJ Basin Oil & Gas Activity Stats

Category Last Year Value Current Year Value YoY Trend YoY % Change
Total Wells 34,702 36,066 Up 3.93%
Total Producing Wells 13,634 13,865 Up 1.69%
Percentage of Wells Producing 39% 38% Down -2%
Active Producers 132 121 Down -8%
Total Permits 221 471 Up 113%
Average Well Depth 6,041 6,000 Down -1%
Average BOE per Well 1,875 2,343 Up 25%

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DJ Basin Oil & Gas Production by Year

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DJ Basin Oil & Gas Wells Completed by Year

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DJ Basin Oil & Gas Permits by Year

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Top Producers by BOE Production in DJ Basin

Producer Name Oil Produced Gas Produced BOE Produced
Barrett Corporation* Bill 37.5M BBL 120.8M MCF 57.7M BOE
Bayswater Exploration And Production Llc 10.7M BBL 35.4M MCF 16.6M BOE
Bonanza Creek Energy Operating Company Llc 42.1M BBL 142.3M MCF 65.8M BOE
Burlington Resources Oil & Gas Lp 8.4M BBL 18.8M MCF 11.5M BOE
Crestone Peak Resources Operating Llc 26.4M BBL 205.7M MCF 60.7M BOE
Encana Oil & Gas (usa) Inc 28.5M BBL 251M MCF 70.4M BOE
Eog Resources Inc 119.5M BBL 127.3M MCF 140.8M BOE
Extraction Oil & Gas Llc 82.5M BBL 379.2M MCF 145.7M BOE
Great Western Operating Company Llc 38.5M BBL 156.4M MCF 64.5M BOE
Helis Oil & Gas Company Llc Estate 9.8M BBL 6.3M MCF 10.9M BOE
Hs Resources Inc 5.4M BBL 131.7M MCF 27.4M BOE
Kaiser Francis Oil Co 31.4M BBL 28.9M MCF 36.2M BOE
Kerr Mcgee Oil & Gas Onshore Lp 288.8M BBL 2.3B MCF 682M BOE
K P Kauffman Company Inc 5.5M BBL 39M MCF 12M BOE
Merit Energy Company 5.2M BBL 86.8M MCF 19.7M BOE
Noble Energy Inc 235.3M BBL 1.4B MCF 469.9M BOE
Noble Energy Production Inc 11M BBL 151.2M MCF 36.2M BOE
Patina Oil & Gas Corporation 16.4M BBL 300.6M MCF 66.5M BOE
Pdc Energy Inc 108.7M BBL 775.5M MCF 237.9M BOE
Petro-canada Resources (usa) Inc 8.7M BBL 92.1M MCF 24M BOE
Samson Exploration Llc 13.4M BBL 13.3M MCF 15.6M BOE
Synergy Resources Corporation 35.2M BBL 186.4M MCF 66.3M BOE
Verdad Resources Llc 5.9M BBL 14.5M MCF 8.3M BOE
Walsh Production Inc 3M BBL 41.5M MCF 10M BOE
Whiting Oil & Gas Corporation 29.2M BBL 58.3M MCF 38.9M BOE

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DJ Basin Top Lease Properties by BOE

Lease Property Location Cumulative BOE Producer Name(s)
Wells Ranch Weld County, Colorado 44M BBL PDC ENERGY INC, NOBLE ENERGY INC
NRC Weld County, Colorado 12.9M BBL K P KAUFFMAN COMPANY INC, KERR MCGEE OIL & GAS ONSHORE LP
Razor Weld County, Colorado 11M BBL BNN WESTERN LLC, WHITING OIL & GAS CORPORATION
Horsetail Weld County, Colorado 8.4M BBL BNN WESTERN LLC, WHITING OIL & GAS CORPORATION
Howard Weld County, Colorado 7.4M BBL SYNERGY RESOURCES CORPORATION, PDC ENERGY INC, ENCANA OIL & GAS (USA) INC, NOBLE ENERGY INC, KERR MCGEE OIL & GAS ONSHORE LP
Guttersen Weld County, Colorado 6.7M BBL PDC ENERGY INC, NOBLE ENERGY INC
Evans Weld County, Colorado 6.7M BBL SYNERGY RESOURCES CORPORATION, TOP OPERATING COMPANY
Barclay Weld County, Colorado 6.1M BBL PDC ENERGY INC, KERR MCGEE OIL & GAS ONSHORE LP
Waste Management Weld County, Colorado 5.1M BBL PDC ENERGY INC, NOBLE ENERGY INC
Nichols Weld County, Colorado 4.6M BBL NOBLE ENERGY INC, KERR MCGEE OIL & GAS ONSHORE LP
Dunn Weld County, Colorado 4.6M BBL PDC ENERGY INC, RED HAWK PETROLEUM LLC
Butterball Weld County, Colorado 4.3M BBL PDC ENERGY INC, NOBLE ENERGY INC, KERR MCGEE OIL & GAS ONSHORE LP
Uprc Weld County, Colorado 4.2M BBL NOBLE ENERGY INC, KERR MCGEE OIL & GAS ONSHORE LP
Troudt Weld County, Colorado 4.2M BBL EXTRACTION OIL & GAS LLC, KERR MCGEE OIL & GAS ONSHORE LP
Cannon Weld County, Colorado 4M BBL ENCANA OIL & GAS (USA) INC, NOBLE ENERGY INC, KERR MCGEE OIL & GAS ONSHORE LP
Sater Weld County, Colorado 4M BBL PDC ENERGY INC, NOBLE ENERGY INC, KERR MCGEE OIL & GAS ONSHORE LP
Klein Weld County, Colorado 3.5M BBL SYNERGY RESOURCES CORPORATION, PDC ENERGY INC, NOBLE ENERGY INC, BARRETT CORPORATION* BILL
Cook Weld County, Colorado 3.5M BBL PDC ENERGY INC, KERR MCGEE OIL & GAS ONSHORE LP
Sarchet Weld County, Colorado 3.5M BBL NOBLE ENERGY INC, KERR MCGEE OIL & GAS ONSHORE LP
Jacobucci Weld County, Colorado 3.3M BBL K P KAUFFMAN COMPANY INC, PDC ENERGY INC
Camp Weld County, Colorado 3.1M BBL NOBLE ENERGY INC, KERR MCGEE OIL & GAS ONSHORE LP
Cannon Weld County, Colorado 2.9M BBL CRESTONE PEAK RESOURCES OPERATING LLC, NOBLE ENERGY INC, KERR MCGEE OIL & GAS ONSHORE LP
Sack Weld County, Colorado 2.8M BBL K P KAUFFMAN COMPANY INC, KERR MCGEE OIL & GAS ONSHORE LP
Moser Weld County, Colorado 2.8M BBL K P KAUFFMAN COMPANY INC, PDC ENERGY INC, CRESTONE PEAK RESOURCES OPERATING LLC, NOBLE ENERGY INC, KERR MCGEE OIL & GAS ONSHORE LP
Gracie Weld County, Colorado 2.8M BBL NOBLE ENERGY INC, KERR MCGEE OIL & GAS ONSHORE LP

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