Kansas Oil & Gas Activity

Kansas statewide summary oil and gas data that goes back to 1980 and contains information on the 430,772 wells that have been drilled in the state since that time. Kansas is ranked #15 in the US based on Barrels of Oil Equivalent (BOE) produced in Dec 2023. 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 Jan 1980 and go through Jan 2024.

Kansas State Summary Stats

Kansas Oil & Gas State Income: $154,525,575,628
National Energy Production Rank: #15

Kansas Map of Current Permits and Wells

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Kansas Frequently Asked Questions

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How does Kansas rank in the nation for oil and gas production? Kansas currently ranks #15 in the nation based on barrels of oil equivalent (BOE) production.
How many wells were drilled in Kansas so far this year? Kansas has had 430,772 wells drilled this year.
How many approved permits are there in Kansas? There have been 3,597 permits approved in Kansas.
What is the average boe produced by well in Kansas? 105 BBLs of oil equivalent (BOE) is the average amount produced by a single well in Kansas
How many active producers are there in Kansas? There are currently 390 active producers in the state of Kansas.
What is the average depth an oil or gas well is drilled in Kansas? 2,631 feet is the average depth of a well in Kansas.

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Kansas Oil & Gas Activity Stats

Category Last Year Value Current Year Value YoY Trend YoY % Change
Total Wells 429,571 430,772 Up 0.28%
Total Producing Wells 14,095 13,553 Down -3.85%
Percentage of Wells Producing 3% 3% Down -4%
Active Producers 418 390 Down -7%
Total Permits 1,956 3,597 Up 84%
Average Well Depth 2,632 2,631 Down 0%
Average BOE per Well 103 105 Up 2%

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Other States By Production Rank

Rank State Most Recent Month Oil Produced Gas Produced
# 1 Texas Jan 2024 127.8M BBL 558.4M MCF
# 2 New Mexico Feb 2024 55.3M BBL 261.2M MCF
# 4 Oklahoma Oct 2023 24.2M BBL 276.4M MCF
# 5 North Dakota Feb 2024 34.9M BBL 95.7M MCF
# 5 Louisiana Jan 2024 BBL MCF
# 6 Pennsylvania Dec 2023 83.9K BBL 281.3M MCF
# 7 Arkansas Sep 2023 888.4K BBL 266.9M MCF
# 8 Colorado Jan 2024 13.6M BBL 181.6M MCF
# 9 Ohio Dec 2018 2.1M BBL 224.6M MCF
# 10 California Jul 2023 BBL MCF
# 10 West Virginia Dec 2018 1.2M BBL 166.1M MCF
# 11 Wyoming Jan 2024 6.3M BBL 126.1M MCF
# 12 Utah Nov 2023 5.1M BBL 25.8M MCF
# 13 Mississippi Jan 2024 1.2M BBL 17.6M MCF
# 14 Montana Jan 2024 1.7M BBL 9.6M MCF
# 15 Alabama Dec 2023 BBL MCF
# 15 Kansas Dec 2023 BBL 8.5M MCF
# 16 Michigan Sep 2023 BBL MCF

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Annual Kansas Oil & Gas Production

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Kansas Oil & Gas Wells Completed by Year

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Kansas Oil & Gas Permits by Year

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Browse All Producing Kansas Companies

Top Oil & Gas Producers by BOE in Kansas

Producer Name Location Production Date Monthly BOE Produced Producing Wells Trailing 12 Month Permits
Scout Energy Management LLC Dallas, TX Dec 2023 685.6K BBL 5,537 N/A
Merit Energy Company, LLC Dallas, TX Dec 2023 265.5K BBL 2,280 N/A
River Rock Operating, LLC Oklahoma City, OK Dec 2023 72.1K BBL 1,573 N/A
RedBud Oil & Gas Operating, LLC Spring, TX Dec 2023 40.5K BBL 987 N/A
Casillas Petroleum Corp Satanta, KS Dec 2023 34K BBL 342 N/A
Kansas Natural Gas Operating, LC Hays, KS Dec 2023 16.9K BBL 185 N/A
Edison Operating Company LLC Wichita, KS Dec 2023 16.5K BBL 166 N/A
Own Resources Operating LLC Breckenridge, CO Dec 2023 9.7K BBL 460 N/A
Pantera Energy Company Amarillo, TX Dec 2023 8.3K BBL 79 N/A
Colt Energy Inc Iola, KS Dec 2023 7.9K BBL 98 N/A
XTO Energy Inc. Oklahoma City, OK Dec 2023 7.7K BBL 100 N/A
Becker Oil Corporation Ponca City, OK Dec 2023 6.8K BBL 27 N/A
Cherokee Wells LLC Fredonia, KS Dec 2023 5K BBL 80 N/A
Oil Producers, Inc. of Kansas Wichita, KS Dec 2023 3.9K BBL 48 N/A
Lobo Production, Inc Goodland, KS Dec 2023 3.8K BBL 123 N/A
Ritchie Exploration, Inc. Wichita, KS Dec 2023 3.7K BBL 7 N/A
Smith Oil & Gas LLC N/A Dec 2023 3.7K BBL 189 N/A
Falcon Exploration, Inc. Wichita, KS Dec 2023 3.1K BBL 16 N/A
American Warrior, Inc. Garden City, KS Dec 2023 3K BBL 28 N/A
Lowry Exploration, Inc. Tulsa, OK Dec 2023 2.7K BBL 11 N/A
Messenger Petroleum, Inc. Kingman, KS Dec 2023 2.4K BBL 27 N/A
Endeavor Energy Resources, LP Midland, TX Dec 2023 2.4K BBL 37 N/A
BEREXCO LLC Wichita, KS Dec 2023 2.2K BBL 27 N/A
N & B Enterprises, Inc. Iola, KS Dec 2023 2K BBL 80 N/A
Iconic Oil & Gas LLC N/A Dec 2023 1.7K BBL 18 N/A

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Kansas Top Lease Properties by BOE

Lease Property State County Cumulative BOE Producer Name(s)
McPherson College Kansas Stanton County 3.3M BBL DNR Oil and Gas, Inc.
WILBURTON MORROW SAND UNIT Kansas Morton County 2.9M BBL Merit Energy Company, LLC
Hughes 3408 Kansas Harper County 2.9M BBL SandRidge Exploration and Production LLC
INTERSTATE UNIT Kansas Morton County 2.7M BBL Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
BERRYMAN RICHFIELD UNIT Kansas Morton County 2.5M BBL Scout Energy Management LLC
Johnson Heirs Kansas Grant County 2.2M BBL Merit Energy Company, LLC,OXY USA Inc.
W. B. Scherling Kansas Grant County 2.1M BBL Merit Energy Company, LLC
SHERMAN Kansas Finney County 1.9M BBL PetroSantander (USA) Inc.
PAUL MEYER Kansas Edwards County 1.8M BBL 3G Production, LLC
E. L. Johnson Kansas Grant County 1.8M BBL OXY USA Inc.
Hanke 'A' Kansas Stevens County 1.6M BBL Enterra Resources, LLC
Bennett Kansas Gove County 1.6M BBL Norstar Petroleum, Inc.
Shonn Gregory Kansas Stanton County 1.6M BBL Merit Energy Company, LLC
PATTON 'B' Kansas Scott County 1.5M BBL Novy Oil & Gas, Inc.
Helen Krey Kansas Morton County 1.5M BBL Scout Energy Management LLC
NORTHWEST FLATS UNIT Kansas Morton County 1.5M BBL Scout Energy Management LLC
WIESNER Kansas Ellis County 1.5M BBL Grady Bolding Corporation
SCHROEDER, JOHN Kansas Ellsworth County 1.5M BBL DaMar Resources, Inc.
ENYART Kansas Butler County 1.4M BBL Vess Oil Corporation
HITCH UNIT was B&B ROYALTY 'A' 1 Kansas Seward County 1.4M BBL ELM III Operating Company LLC
Cox Kansas Haskell County 1.4M BBL Abercrombie Energy, LLC,Merit Energy Company, LLC
Dumler 'C' Kansas Russell County 1.3M BBL Murfin Drilling Co., Inc.
FLOYD 'B' Kansas Chautauqua County 1.3M BBL Cunningham Crude, a General Partnership
MCFERREN Kansas Finney County 1.3M BBL North American Resources Company
HITCH UNIT was UNREIN 'A' 1 Kansas Seward County 1.3M BBL ELM III Operating Company LLC

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Kansas Counties By Production

County National Rank State Rank Production Value Producers Production Date Oil Produced Monthly Gas Produced Monthly BOE Produced Daily
Allen County, KS #624 #26 $853,732,013 3 Dec 2023 BBL 13.9K MCF 77.57 BOE
Barber County, KS #511 #14 $2,945,126,815 88 Dec 2023 BBL 107.1K MCF 595.33 BOE
Barton County, KS #628 #27 $4,414,627,574 8 Dec 2023 BBL 12.9K MCF 71.97 BOE
Chautauqua County, KS #680 #42 $865,627,430 1 Dec 2023 BBL 2.7K MCF 15.5 BOE
Cheyenne County, KS #522 #15 $535,250,910 7 Dec 2023 BBL 83.1K MCF 461.97 BOE
Clark County, KS #633 #30 $973,236,502 28 Dec 2023 BBL 12.1K MCF 67.67 BOE
Comanche County, KS #577 #18 $1,211,290,300 39 Dec 2023 BBL 33.5K MCF 186.5 BOE
Cowley County, KS #706 #46 $1,450,979,404 1 Dec 2023 BBL 201 MCF 1.13 BOE
Edwards County, KS #637 #32 $919,228,084 28 Dec 2023 BBL 11.4K MCF 63.6 BOE
Ellsworth County, KS #653 #34 $899,478,466 1 Dec 2023 BBL 7K MCF 38.93 BOE
Finney County, KS #325 #4 $8,474,367,443 35 Dec 2023 BBL 639.8K MCF 3.5K BOE
Ford County, KS #581 #19 $647,574,929 5 Dec 2023 BBL 32.1K MCF 178.77 BOE
Grant County, KS #247 #2 $11,483,494,838 13 Dec 2023 BBL 1.4M MCF 8.1K BOE
Gray County, KS #601 #21 $284,309,138 2 Dec 2023 BBL 22.8K MCF 127.13 BOE
Greeley County, KS #634 #31 $1,050,552,027 5 Dec 2023 BBL 12.1K MCF 67.2 BOE
Hamilton County, KS #465 #12 $1,663,972,039 17 Dec 2023 BBL 180.3K MCF 1K BOE
Harper County, KS #656 #35 $1,713,838,091 26 Dec 2023 BBL 6.7K MCF 37.27 BOE
Harvey County, KS #661 #36 $364,359,254 10 Dec 2023 BBL 5.2K MCF 29.37 BOE
Haskell County, KS #337 #7 $7,368,189,443 36 Dec 2023 BBL 557.1K MCF 3K BOE
Hodgeman County, KS #574 #17 $1,071,464,054 1 Dec 2023 BBL 35.1K MCF 195.13 BOE
Johnson County, KS #677 #41 $435,901,434 1 Dec 2023 BBL 3.3K MCF 18.97 BOE
Kearny County, KS #260 #3 $9,251,230,882 27 Dec 2023 BBL 1.2M MCF 6.8K BOE
Kingman County, KS #556 #16 $1,756,678,470 47 Dec 2023 BBL 45.8K MCF 254.83 BOE
Kiowa County, KS #632 #29 $1,106,712,862 34 Dec 2023 BBL 12.3K MCF 68.93 BOE
Labette County, KS #498 #13 $258,993,865 9 Dec 2023 BBL 135.8K MCF 754.17 BOE
Marion County, KS #674 #40 $544,948,049 7 Dec 2023 BBL 4.1K MCF 23 BOE
McPherson County, KS #694 #45 $1,226,255,592 2 Dec 2023 BBL 688 MCF 3.83 BOE
Meade County, KS #610 #22 $994,174,991 51 Dec 2023 BBL 19.8K MCF 110.27 BOE
Montgomery County, KS #444 #11 $1,203,529,450 13 Dec 2023 BBL 230.1K MCF 1.2K BOE
Morton County, KS #335 #6 $6,253,040,565 28 Dec 2023 BBL 572.7K MCF 3.1K BOE
Neosho County, KS #413 #9 $939,800,401 6 Dec 2023 BBL 280.8K MCF 1.5K BOE
Ness County, KS #681 #43 $3,891,379,255 1 Dec 2023 BBL 2.6K MCF 14.67 BOE
Pawnee County, KS #631 #28 $646,692,963 21 Dec 2023 BBL 12.6K MCF 70.43 BOE
Pratt County, KS #650 #33 $1,235,985,876 32 Dec 2023 BBL 8.2K MCF 46 BOE
Reno County, KS #668 #38 $1,180,518,272 20 Dec 2023 BBL 4.3K MCF 24.33 BOE
Rice County, KS #663 #37 $1,963,979,266 9 Dec 2023 BBL 5K MCF 28.2 BOE
Rush County, KS #615 #23 $754,344,746 4 Dec 2023 BBL 16K MCF 88.93 BOE
Scott County, KS #616 #24 $991,511,727 5 Dec 2023 BBL 16K MCF 88.87 BOE
Seward County, KS #394 #8 $4,138,854,596 61 Dec 2023 BBL 341.3K MCF 1.8K BOE
Sherman County, KS #596 #20 $114,237,973 3 Dec 2023 BBL 25.1K MCF 139.9 BOE
Stafford County, KS #622 #25 $3,084,251,968 24 Dec 2023 BBL 14.3K MCF 79.9 BOE
Stanton County, KS #334 #5 $3,909,140,959 24 Dec 2023 BBL 578.4K MCF 3.2K BOE
Stevens County, KS #244 #1 $14,193,394,647 35 Dec 2023 BBL 1.5M MCF 8.3K BOE
Sumner County, KS #673 #39 $1,355,876,684 13 Dec 2023 BBL 4.2K MCF 23.7 BOE
Wichita County, KS #688 #44 $165,967,496 2 Dec 2023 BBL 1.3K MCF 7.47 BOE
Wilson County, KS #434 #10 $1,283,015,112 15 Dec 2023 BBL 238.3K MCF 1.3K BOE

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