Kansas Oil & Gas Activity

Kansas statewide summary oil and gas data that goes back to 1980 and contains information on the 427,657 wells that have been drilled in the state since that time. Kansas is ranked #14 in the US based on Barrels of Oil Equivalent (BOE) produced in Dec 2021. 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 Dec 2021.

Kansas State Summary Stats

Kansas Oil & Gas State Income: $154,274,484,077
National Energy Production Rank: #14

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 #14 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 427,657 wells drilled this year.
How many approved permits are there in Kansas? There have been 1,748 permits approved in Kansas.
What is the average boe produced by well in Kansas? 113 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 416 active producers in the state of Kansas.
What is the average depth an oil or gas well is drilled in Kansas? 2,630 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 426,768 427,657 Up 0.21%
Total Producing Wells 14,920 14,369 Down -3.69%
Percentage of Wells Producing 4% 3% Down -4%
Active Producers 413 416 Up 1%
Total Permits 0 1,748 Flat 0%
Average Well Depth 2,630 2,630 Flat 0%
Average BOE per Well 117 113 Down -3%

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Other States By Production Rank

Rank State Most Recent Month Oil Produced Gas Produced
# 1 Texas Jan 2022 120.4M BBL 504.1M MCF
# 2 Pennsylvania Dec 2021 77.7K BBL 679.1M MCF
# 3 New Mexico Feb 2022 36.3M BBL 172M MCF
# 4 North Dakota Feb 2022 33.8M BBL 88.1M MCF
# 5 Oklahoma Oct 2021 10.3M BBL 205.5M MCF
# 6 Colorado Jan 2022 13.3M BBL 186.5M MCF
# 7 West Virginia Dec 2018 1.2M BBL 166.1M MCF
# 8 Louisiana Jan 2022 1.8M BBL 155.8M MCF
# 9 Wyoming Jan 2022 5.9M BBL 66.3M MCF
# 10 Utah Nov 2021 3.7M BBL 21.8M MCF
# 10 California Jul 2021 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 11 Ohio Dec 2018 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 11 Arkansas Jul 2021 265.6K BBL 38.8M MCF
# 12 Mississippi Jan 2022 1.3M BBL 19M MCF
# 13 Montana Jan 2022 1.5M BBL 9.3M MCF
# 14 Kansas Dec 2021 0 BBL 9.7M MCF
# 15 Alabama Dec 2021 402.1K BBL 6.2M MCF
# 17 Michigan Sep 2021 0 BBL 0 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 2021 818.3K BBL 5,682 2
Merit Energy Company, LLC Dallas, TX Dec 2021 321.6K BBL 2,417 29
River Rock Operating, LLC Oklahoma City, OK Dec 2021 89.3K BBL 1,622 N/A
RedBud Oil & Gas Operating, LLC Spring, TX Dec 2021 53.2K BBL 1,108 3
Casillas Petroleum Corp Satanta, KS Dec 2021 47.2K BBL 394 N/A
Edison Operating Company LLC Wichita, KS Dec 2021 20.6K BBL 180 5
Kansas Natural Gas Operating, LC Hays, KS Dec 2021 19.8K BBL 187 N/A
Pantera Energy Company Amarillo, TX Dec 2021 14.6K BBL 110 N/A
XTO Energy Inc. Oklahoma City, OK Dec 2021 10.7K BBL 102 N/A
Own Resources Operating LLC Spring, TX Dec 2021 10.1K BBL 274 N/A
Becker Oil Corporation Ponca City, OK Dec 2021 8.8K BBL 20 N/A
Cherokee Wells LLC Fredonia, KS Dec 2021 7.7K BBL 83 6
Oil Producers, Inc. of Kansas Wichita, KS Dec 2021 6.3K BBL 65 N/A
Foundation Energy Management, LLC Addison, TX Dec 2021 5.8K BBL 170 N/A
Lobo Production, Inc Goodland, KS Dec 2021 5.2K BBL 125 1
Bear Petroleum, LLC Haysville, KS Dec 2021 4.9K BBL 76 N/A
Colt Energy Inc Iola, KS Dec 2021 4.5K BBL 103 19
Ritchie Exploration, Inc. Wichita, KS Dec 2021 4.4K BBL 6 10
Smith Oil & Gas LLC N/A Dec 2021 4.3K BBL 130 N/A
Messenger Petroleum, Inc. Kingman, KS Dec 2021 3.9K BBL 41 N/A
Griffin, Charles N. Pratt, KS Dec 2021 3.8K BBL 5 27
Falcon Exploration, Inc. Wichita, KS Dec 2021 3.1K BBL 12 N/A
Woolsey Operating Company, LLC Wichita, KS Dec 2021 3.1K BBL 4 1
BEREXCO LLC Wichita, KS Dec 2021 3.1K BBL 28 11
Vincent Oil Corporation Wichita, KS Dec 2021 3K BBL 19 11

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Kansas Top Lease Properties by BOE

Lease Property State County Cumulative BOE Producer Name(s)
WILBURTON MORROW SAND UNIT Kansas Morton County 3.4M BBL Merit Energy Company, LLC
McPherson College Kansas Stanton County 3.3M BBL DNR Oil and Gas, Inc.
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 2.3M BBL Scout Energy Management LLC
SHERMAN Kansas Finney County 2.3M BBL PetroSantander (USA) Inc.
Johnson Heirs Kansas Grant County 2.2M BBL Merit Energy Company, LLC,OXY USA Inc.
WAUDBY Kansas Russell County 2.1M BBL Mar-Lou Oil Co., LLC
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
GCCU Kansas Haskell County 1.4M BBL Merit Energy Company, LLC
THACHER Kansas Stafford County 1.4M BBL Deutsch Oil Company
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

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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 #652 #32 $851,358,623 2 Dec 2021 0 BBL 14.6K MCF 81.27 BOE
Barber County, KS #515 #17 $2,947,257,018 89 Dec 2021 0 BBL 109.2K MCF 607.13 BOE
Barton County, KS #661 #34 $4,420,128,661 9 Dec 2021 0 BBL 12.4K MCF 69.17 BOE
Chase County, KS #729 #48 $139,845,915 1 Dec 2021 0 BBL 206 MCF 1.13 BOE
Chautauqua County, KS #699 #44 $865,694,402 1 Dec 2021 0 BBL 3.8K MCF 21.23 BOE
Cheyenne County, KS #529 #18 $517,967,751 7 Dec 2021 0 BBL 96.8K MCF 538.73 BOE
Clark County, KS #648 #31 $965,430,244 30 Dec 2021 0 BBL 15.8K MCF 87.87 BOE
Comanche County, KS #613 #23 $1,208,467,330 38 Dec 2021 0 BBL 31.6K MCF 175.93 BOE
Cowley County, KS #729 #48 $1,450,805,538 1 Dec 2021 0 BBL 201 MCF 1.13 BOE
Edwards County, KS #647 #30 $917,386,059 30 Dec 2021 0 BBL 16K MCF 89.23 BOE
Elk County, KS #732 #50 $228,254,250 1 Dec 2021 0 BBL 128 MCF 0.7 BOE
Ellsworth County, KS #687 #41 $895,552,991 2 Dec 2021 0 BBL 5.5K MCF 30.93 BOE
Finney County, KS #313 #6 $8,653,573,887 38 Dec 2021 0 BBL 759.5K MCF 4.2K BOE
Ford County, KS #609 #22 $647,749,097 8 Dec 2021 0 BBL 33.3K MCF 185.23 BOE
Grant County, KS #218 #3 $12,253,630,735 13 Dec 2021 0 BBL 1.5M MCF 8.8K BOE
Gray County, KS #646 #29 $274,518,933 3 Dec 2021 0 BBL 16.6K MCF 92.37 BOE
Greeley County, KS #621 #24 $1,054,520,765 5 Dec 2021 0 BBL 27.5K MCF 153 BOE
Hamilton County, KS #461 #14 $1,753,720,709 21 Dec 2021 0 BBL 196.2K MCF 1K BOE
Harper County, KS #653 #33 $1,717,340,060 43 Dec 2021 0 BBL 14.3K MCF 79.6 BOE
Harvey County, KS #681 #37 $365,695,425 10 Dec 2021 0 BBL 6.4K MCF 35.93 BOE
Haskell County, KS #323 #7 $7,610,458,893 37 Dec 2021 0 BBL 671.7K MCF 3.7K BOE
Hodgeman County, KS #596 #21 $1,062,124,562 1 Dec 2021 0 BBL 40.9K MCF 227.67 BOE
Johnson County, KS #697 #43 $435,114,525 1 Dec 2021 0 BBL 4.2K MCF 23.57 BOE
Kearny County, KS #242 #4 $9,783,522,621 26 Dec 2021 0 BBL 1.3M MCF 7.5K BOE
Kingman County, KS #560 #19 $1,781,057,654 59 Dec 2021 0 BBL 67.3K MCF 374.43 BOE
Kiowa County, KS #639 #27 $1,104,749,498 31 Dec 2021 0 BBL 19.2K MCF 106.83 BOE
Labette County, KS #497 #16 $242,550,708 9 Dec 2021 0 BBL 144.4K MCF 802.4 BOE
Marion County, KS #684 #39 $545,816,225 9 Dec 2021 0 BBL 6.2K MCF 34.33 BOE
McPherson County, KS #721 #47 $1,225,870,037 3 Dec 2021 0 BBL 825 MCF 4.57 BOE
Meade County, KS #634 #26 $990,564,892 55 Dec 2021 0 BBL 21K MCF 116.83 BOE
Montgomery County, KS #423 #13 $1,184,189,721 14 Dec 2021 0 BBL 262.8K MCF 1.4K BOE
Morton County, KS #326 #8 $6,516,577,486 31 Dec 2021 0 BBL 667K MCF 3.7K BOE
Neosho County, KS #403 #12 $902,192,928 5 Dec 2021 0 BBL 336.3K MCF 1.8K BOE
Ness County, KS #713 #46 $3,890,599,248 1 Dec 2021 0 BBL 1.8K MCF 10.53 BOE
Pawnee County, KS #640 #28 $649,147,933 23 Dec 2021 0 BBL 19K MCF 106 BOE
Pratt County, KS #702 #45 $1,233,975,496 32 Dec 2021 0 BBL 3K MCF 17.17 BOE
Reno County, KS #693 #42 $1,177,456,386 19 Dec 2021 0 BBL 4.9K MCF 27.3 BOE
Rice County, KS #682 #38 $1,964,652,829 9 Dec 2021 0 BBL 6.2K MCF 34.97 BOE
Rush County, KS #625 #25 $748,415,334 3 Dec 2021 0 BBL 23.3K MCF 129.53 BOE
Scott County, KS #665 #35 $989,279,046 3 Dec 2021 0 BBL 11.2K MCF 62.57 BOE
Seward County, KS #380 #11 $4,322,105,807 60 Dec 2021 0 BBL 408.4K MCF 2.2K BOE
Sherman County, KS #572 #20 $109,936,965 4 Dec 2021 0 BBL 57.5K MCF 320.23 BOE
Stafford County, KS #678 #36 $3,079,894,502 23 Dec 2021 0 BBL 7.5K MCF 41.97 BOE
Stanton County, KS #334 #9 $4,075,132,720 25 Dec 2021 0 BBL 627.2K MCF 3.4K BOE
Stevens County, KS #209 #2 $15,239,323,824 33 Dec 2021 0 BBL 1.7M MCF 9.7K BOE
Sumner County, KS #686 #40 $1,354,573,346 13 Dec 2021 0 BBL 6K MCF 33.83 BOE
Wichita County, KS #45 #1 $165,626,185 1 Dec 2021 0 BBL 1K MCF 5.8 BOE
Wilson County, KS #480 #15 $1,247,085,703 19 Dec 2021 0 BBL 273.4K MCF 1.5K BOE
Woodson County, KS #357 #10 $1,176,730,944 1 Dec 2021 0 BBL 41 MCF 0.23 BOE

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