Kansas Mineral Answers

Questions Answers
How does Kansas rank in the nation for oil and gas production? Kansas currently ranks #10 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 284,826 wells drilled this year.
How many approved permits are there in Texas? There have been 2,081 permits approved in Kansas.
What is the average boe produced by well in Kansas? 79 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 1,218 active producers in the state of Kansas.
What is the average depth an oil or gas well is drilled in Kansas? 2,919 feet is the average depth of a well in Kansas.

Kansas Oil & Gas Activity Summary

Kansas statewide summary oil and gas data that goes back to 1980 and contains information on the 284,826 wells that have been drilled in the state since that time. Kansas is ranked #10 in the US based on BOE produced in 08-01-2019. 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 01-01-1980 and go through 08-01-2019.

Category Last Year Value Current Year Value YoY Trend YoY % Change
Total Wells 283,555 284,826 Up 0.45%
Total Producing Wells 59,866 57,409 Down -4.1%
Percentage of Wells Producing 21% 20% Down -5%
Active Producers 1,255 1,218 Down -3%
Total Permits 1,759 2,081 Up 18%
Average Well Depth 2,919 2,919 Flat 0%
Average BOE per Well 83 79 Down -5%

Kansas Map of Current Permits & Rigs

Annual Kansas Oil & Gas Production

Kansas Oil & Gas Wells Prepped for Production by Year

Kansas Top Producers by BOE Production for 08-01-2019

Producer Name Location Production Date BOE Produced Producing Wells Trailing 12 Month Permits
Merit Energy Company, LLC Dallas, TX 08-01-2019 620,356 BOE 2,917 42
Riviera Operating, LLC Houston, TX 08-01-2019 518,203 BOE 3,016 N/A
Scout Energy Management LLC Dallas, TX 08-01-2019 339,228 BOE 2,115 N/A
BEREXCO LLC Wichita, KS 08-01-2019 140,077 BOE 882 34
River Rock Operating, LLC Oklahoma City, OK 08-01-2019 117,522 BOE 1,852 N/A
BP America Production Company Ulysses, KS 08-01-2019 106,234 BOE 608 N/A
Murfin Drilling Co., Inc. Wichita, KS 08-01-2019 98,995 BOE 477 29
Vess Oil Corporation Wichita, KS 08-01-2019 88,192 BOE 2,266 7
Casillas Petroleum Corp Satanta, KS 08-01-2019 86,360 BOE 501 2
RedBud Oil & Gas Operating, LLC Spring, TX 08-01-2019 68,343 BOE 1,075 N/A
American Warrior, Inc. Garden City, KS 08-01-2019 61,068 BOE 428 2
Mai Oil Operations, Inc. Dallas, TX 08-01-2019 45,272 BOE 549 8
Pantera Energy Company Amarillo, TX 08-01-2019 44,554 BOE 269 N/A
Ritchie Exploration, Inc. Wichita, KS 08-01-2019 39,074 BOE 208 16
Palomino Petroleum, Inc. Newton, KS 08-01-2019 38,378 BOE 113 33
Vincent Oil Corporation Wichita, KS 08-01-2019 36,829 BOE 108 18
Lario Oil & Gas Company Wichita, KS 08-01-2019 36,621 BOE 161 N/A
Edison Operating Company LLC Wichita, KS 08-01-2019 36,510 BOE 260 6
Shakespeare Oil Co., Inc. Salem, IL 08-01-2019 36,401 BOE 168 14
Farmer, John O., Inc. Russell, KS 08-01-2019 33,408 BOE 305 6

Kansas Oil & Gas Permits by Year

Kansas Counties By Production

County National Rank State Rank County Value Producers Production Date Oil Produced Monthly Gas Produced Monthly BOE Produced Daily
Allen County, KS #436 #46 $773,493,104 42 08-01-2019 19,232 BBL 2,941 MCF 657 BOE
Anderson County, KS #492 #63 $520,192,721 16 08-01-2019 10,746 BBL 0 MCF 358 BOE
Barber County, KS #289 #15 $2,787,230,914 109 08-01-2019 57,512 BBL 129,416 MCF 2,636 BOE
Barton County, KS #243 #9 $4,194,674,908 137 08-01-2019 124,050 BBL 14,960 MCF 4,218 BOE
Bourbon County, KS #565 #75 $168,046,839 12 08-01-2019 4,067 BBL 0 MCF 136 BOE
Brown County, KS #642 #88 $6,089,580 1 08-01-2019 457 BBL 0 MCF 15 BOE
Butler County, KS #324 #22 $2,848,537,693 64 08-01-2019 60,059 BBL 0 MCF 2,002 BOE
Chase County, KS #581 #78 $136,742,029 7 08-01-2019 2,812 BBL 1,009 MCF 99 BOE
Chautauqua County, KS #464 #58 $775,143,110 38 08-01-2019 13,894 BBL 5,884 MCF 496 BOE
Cheyenne County, KS #333 #23 $512,459,441 20 08-01-2019 34,734 BBL 126,730 MCF 1,861 BOE
Clark County, KS #471 #60 $870,953,197 47 08-01-2019 10,010 BBL 23,547 MCF 465 BOE
Clay County, KS #637 #85 $5,379,476 1 08-01-2019 523 BBL 0 MCF 17 BOE
Coffey County, KS #441 #49 $464,433,421 22 08-01-2019 18,535 BBL 0 MCF 618 BOE
Comanche County, KS #437 #47 $1,189,988,394 44 08-01-2019 11,930 BBL 46,620 MCF 657 BOE
Cowley County, KS #358 #29 $1,426,402,838 56 08-01-2019 44,530 BBL 557 MCF 1,487 BOE
Crawford County, KS #601 #82 $59,437,338 9 08-01-2019 2,053 BBL 0 MCF 68 BOE
Decatur County, KS #465 #59 $510,556,224 20 08-01-2019 14,324 BBL 0 MCF 477 BOE
Dickinson County, KS #638 #86 $30,184,332 3 08-01-2019 500 BBL 0 MCF 17 BOE
Douglas County, KS #595 #80 $125,009,608 8 08-01-2019 2,395 BBL 0 MCF 80 BOE
Edwards County, KS #476 #61 $801,129,793 43 08-01-2019 10,052 BBL 19,295 MCF 442 BOE
Elk County, KS #563 #74 $204,856,880 15 08-01-2019 4,181 BBL 0 MCF 139 BOE
Ellis County, KS #209 #6 $6,456,845,290 140 08-01-2019 193,589 BBL 0 MCF 6,453 BOE
Ellsworth County, KS #442 #50 $784,367,013 39 08-01-2019 18,412 BBL 0 MCF 614 BOE
Finney County, KS #171 #4 $8,880,730,276 60 08-01-2019 144,443 BBL 909,180 MCF 9,866 BOE
Ford County, KS #366 #31 $556,951,654 16 08-01-2019 32,424 BBL 53,022 MCF 1,375 BOE
Franklin County, KS #507 #67 $353,852,935 27 08-01-2019 9,596 BBL 0 MCF 320 BOE
Geary County, KS #674 #90 $7,648,106 2 08-01-2019 68 BBL 0 MCF 2 BOE
Gove County, KS #353 #27 $1,369,809,539 49 08-01-2019 46,090 BBL 0 MCF 1,536 BOE
Graham County, KS #316 #19 $2,713,784,990 84 08-01-2019 65,987 BBL 0 MCF 2,200 BOE
Grant County, KS #167 #3 $12,947,957,940 20 08-01-2019 28,237 BBL 1,789,150 MCF 10,882 BOE
Gray County, KS #462 #56 $270,900,530 13 08-01-2019 11,103 BBL 23,420 MCF 500 BOE
Greeley County, KS #505 #66 $946,763,552 12 08-01-2019 3,846 BBL 35,234 MCF 324 BOE
Greenwood County, KS #400 #40 $1,305,876,570 62 08-01-2019 29,650 BBL 0 MCF 988 BOE
Hamilton County, KS #381 #36 $1,720,899,220 20 08-01-2019 1,270 BBL 206,291 MCF 1,188 BOE
Harper County, KS #361 #30 $1,370,700,937 55 08-01-2019 39,606 BBL 18,355 MCF 1,422 BOE
Harvey County, KS #516 #70 $362,931,257 30 08-01-2019 7,355 BBL 8,607 MCF 293 BOE
Haskell County, KS #166 #2 $7,779,206,970 46 08-01-2019 195,229 BBL 865,559 MCF 11,317 BOE
Hodgeman County, KS #382 #37 $1,039,565,332 35 08-01-2019 30,256 BBL 31,907 MCF 1,186 BOE
Jackson County, KS #641 #87 $5,790,483 2 08-01-2019 467 BBL 0 MCF 16 BOE
Jefferson County, KS #616 #84 $101,710,000 2 08-01-2019 1,186 BBL 0 MCF 40 BOE
Johnson County, KS #458 #55 $431,329,947 18 08-01-2019 15,327 BBL 4,268 MCF 535 BOE
Kearny County, KS #174 #5 $10,342,886,098 40 08-01-2019 23,439 BBL 1,521,538 MCF 9,234 BOE
Kingman County, KS #354 #28 $1,588,537,172 72 08-01-2019 30,924 BBL 88,819 MCF 1,524 BOE
Kiowa County, KS #405 #42 $1,032,907,771 46 08-01-2019 24,091 BBL 25,482 MCF 945 BOE
Labette County, KS #397 #39 $246,454,833 11 08-01-2019 478 BBL 181,580 MCF 1,025 BOE
Lane County, KS #334 #24 $1,656,233,183 48 08-01-2019 55,371 BBL 0 MCF 1,846 BOE
Leavenworth County, KS #573 #76 $211,052,957 8 08-01-2019 3,500 BBL 0 MCF 117 BOE
Linn County, KS #534 #71 $206,610,173 10 08-01-2019 6,084 BBL 0 MCF 203 BOE
Logan County, KS #323 #21 $1,127,387,070 42 08-01-2019 60,613 BBL 0 MCF 2,020 BOE
Lyon County, KS #540 #72 $79,881,546 6 08-01-2019 5,451 BBL 0 MCF 182 BOE
Marion County, KS #511 #69 $491,803,703 22 08-01-2019 8,163 BBL 6,822 MCF 310 BOE
McPherson County, KS #416 #44 $1,073,417,439 45 08-01-2019 24,555 BBL 1,284 MCF 826 BOE
Meade County, KS #413 #43 $847,893,688 63 08-01-2019 19,346 BBL 34,665 MCF 837 BOE
Miami County, KS #443 #51 $409,805,111 42 08-01-2019 18,339 BBL 0 MCF 611 BOE
Montgomery County, KS #309 #17 $1,113,812,577 42 08-01-2019 7,190 BBL 375,109 MCF 2,323 BOE
Morris County, KS #578 #77 $201,462,132 5 08-01-2019 3,100 BBL 0 MCF 103 BOE
Morton County, KS #222 #7 $6,778,830,401 32 08-01-2019 23,448 BBL 796,140 MCF 5,205 BOE
Nemaha County, KS #591 #79 $135,398,911 7 08-01-2019 2,526 BBL 0 MCF 84 BOE
Neosho County, KS #305 #16 $838,444,668 16 08-01-2019 2,820 BBL 424,944 MCF 2,454 BOE
Ness County, KS #258 #12 $3,678,515,140 76 08-01-2019 114,383 BBL 0 MCF 3,813 BOE
Norton County, KS #463 #57 $373,449,614 19 08-01-2019 14,918 BBL 0 MCF 497 BOE
Osage County, KS #671 #89 $5,397,435 1 08-01-2019 73 BBL 0 MCF 2 BOE
Osborne County, KS #495 #65 $271,915,613 15 08-01-2019 10,365 BBL 0 MCF 346 BOE
Pawnee County, KS #423 #45 $639,286,215 45 08-01-2019 17,961 BBL 25,196 MCF 739 BOE
Phillips County, KS #439 #48 $967,830,685 18 08-01-2019 19,449 BBL 0 MCF 648 BOE
Pratt County, KS #368 #32 $1,202,399,612 60 08-01-2019 38,621 BBL 5,708 MCF 1,319 BOE
Rawlins County, KS #396 #38 $731,620,062 22 08-01-2019 30,981 BBL 0 MCF 1,033 BOE
Reno County, KS #374 #34 $1,168,742,626 50 08-01-2019 35,980 BBL 8,439 MCF 1,246 BOE
Rice County, KS #351 #26 $1,858,428,440 71 08-01-2019 46,687 BBL 9,348 MCF 1,608 BOE
Riley County, KS #615 #83 $62,170,751 2 08-01-2019 1,219 BBL 0 MCF 41 BOE
Rooks County, KS #255 #10 $4,340,167,963 90 08-01-2019 116,622 BBL 0 MCF 3,887 BOE
Rush County, KS #446 #52 $680,947,639 30 08-01-2019 12,966 BBL 26,699 MCF 581 BOE
Russell County, KS #257 #11 $4,225,452,489 96 08-01-2019 116,290 BBL 0 MCF 3,876 BOE
Saline County, KS #545 #73 $191,831,210 10 08-01-2019 5,028 BBL 0 MCF 168 BOE
Scott County, KS #345 #25 $937,599,720 31 08-01-2019 50,105 BBL 10,642 MCF 1,729 BOE
Sedgwick County, KS #510 #68 $446,496,012 22 08-01-2019 9,368 BBL 0 MCF 312 BOE
Seward County, KS #262 #13 $4,480,712,595 74 08-01-2019 20,865 BBL 514,326 MCF 3,553 BOE
Sheridan County, KS #447 #53 $552,347,081 24 08-01-2019 17,269 BBL 0 MCF 576 BOE
Sherman County, KS #493 #64 $110,576,392 6 08-01-2019 2,302 BBL 50,614 MCF 358 BOE
Stafford County, KS #282 #14 $2,844,743,563 101 08-01-2019 84,244 BBL 7,758 MCF 2,851 BOE
Stanton County, KS #236 #8 $4,005,448,835 30 08-01-2019 11,094 BBL 744,788 MCF 4,508 BOE
Stevens County, KS #161 #1 $16,269,504,457 41 08-01-2019 22,710 BBL 1,981,034 MCF 11,763 BOE
Sumner County, KS #401 #41 $1,282,203,469 57 08-01-2019 28,208 BBL 8,523 MCF 988 BOE
Thomas County, KS #379 #35 $484,945,315 29 08-01-2019 35,987 BBL 0 MCF 1,200 BOE
Trego County, KS #320 #20 $1,528,401,751 65 08-01-2019 62,211 BBL 0 MCF 2,074 BOE
Wabaunsee County, KS #597 #81 $172,048,701 6 08-01-2019 2,184 BBL 0 MCF 73 BOE
Wallace County, KS #488 #62 $299,158,033 10 08-01-2019 10,682 BBL 5,633 MCF 387 BOE
Wichita County, KS #454 #54 $160,763,252 15 08-01-2019 15,566 BBL 3,614 MCF 539 BOE
Wilson County, KS #310 #18 $1,051,478,426 34 08-01-2019 8,200 BBL 366,235 MCF 2,307 BOE
Woodson County, KS #370 #33 $1,140,698,286 46 08-01-2019 37,706 BBL 0 MCF 1,257 BOE