Kansas Oil & Gas Activity

Kansas statewide summary oil and gas data that goes back to 1980 and contains information on the 428,793 wells that have been drilled in the state since that time. Kansas is ranked #11 in the US based on Barrels of Oil Equivalent (BOE) produced in Sep 2022. 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 Sep 2022.

Kansas State Summary Stats

Kansas Oil & Gas State Income: $155,359,980,421
National Energy Production Rank: #11

Kansas Map of Current Permits and Wells

Approved Permit
Oil Well
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Tier 1 Acreage
Tier 2 Acreage
Tier 3 Acreage
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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 #11 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 428,793 wells drilled this year.
How many approved permits are there in Kansas? There have been 4,699 permits approved in Kansas.
What is the average boe produced by well in Kansas? 101 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 423 active producers in the state of Kansas.
What is the average depth an oil or gas well is drilled in Kansas? 2,628 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 427,422 428,793 Up 0.32%
Total Producing Wells 14,381 14,399 Up 0.13%
Percentage of Wells Producing 3% 3% Up 0%
Active Producers 423 423 Flat 0%
Total Permits 813 4,699 Up 478%
Average Well Depth 2,628 2,628 Flat 0%
Average BOE per Well 112 101 Down -10%

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Other States By Production Rank

Rank State Most Recent Month Oil Produced Gas Produced
# 1 Texas Oct 2022 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 1 Oklahoma Jul 2022 20.4M BBL 430M MCF
# 2 New Mexico Nov 2022 46.9M BBL 220.8M MCF
# 2 Pennsylvania Dec 2022 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 3 North Dakota Nov 2022 36M BBL 101.1M MCF
# 4 Colorado Oct 2022 13.5M BBL 185.1M MCF
# 5 Louisiana Oct 2022 2M BBL 158.5M MCF
# 5 Ohio Dec 2018 2.1M BBL 224.6M MCF
# 6 Wyoming Oct 2022 8.2M BBL 70.3M MCF
# 7 Utah Aug 2022 4.1M BBL 23.6M MCF
# 8 Arkansas Jul 2021 265.6K BBL 38.8M MCF
# 9 Mississippi Oct 2022 1.2M BBL 19M MCF
# 10 California Apr 2022 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 10 Montana Jun 2022 1.6M BBL 9.3M MCF
# 11 Kansas Sep 2022 0 BBL 8.7M MCF
# 12 Alabama Aug 2022 367.6K BBL 6.2M MCF
# 13 West Virginia Dec 2018 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 17 Michigan Mar 2022 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 Sep 2022 727.6K BBL 5,664 52
Merit Energy Company, LLC Dallas, TX Sep 2022 301.2K BBL 2,396 43
River Rock Operating, LLC Oklahoma City, OK Sep 2022 85K BBL 1,609 N/A
RedBud Oil & Gas Operating, LLC Spring, TX Sep 2022 50.7K BBL 1,111 N/A
Casillas Petroleum Corp Satanta, KS Sep 2022 46.3K BBL 393 N/A
Edison Operating Company LLC Wichita, KS Sep 2022 18.1K BBL 175 12
Kansas Natural Gas Operating, LC Hays, KS Sep 2022 17.2K BBL 189 N/A
Pantera Energy Company Amarillo, TX Sep 2022 14.5K BBL 112 6
Own Resources Operating LLC Breckenridge, CO Sep 2022 14.1K BBL 461 N/A
XTO Energy Inc. Oklahoma City, OK Sep 2022 9.5K BBL 105 N/A
Colt Energy Inc Iola, KS Sep 2022 8.3K BBL 105 76
Becker Oil Corporation Ponca City, OK Sep 2022 8.2K BBL 23 N/A
Cherokee Wells LLC Fredonia, KS Sep 2022 7.2K BBL 83 7
Oil Producers, Inc. of Kansas Wichita, KS Sep 2022 6.1K BBL 66 N/A
Bear Petroleum, LLC Haysville, KS Sep 2022 5.4K BBL 76 3
Lobo Production, Inc Goodland, KS Sep 2022 5.3K BBL 124 10
Ritchie Exploration, Inc. Wichita, KS Sep 2022 4.7K BBL 6 44
Smith Oil & Gas LLC N/A Sep 2022 4.3K BBL 131 N/A
Messenger Petroleum, Inc. Kingman, KS Sep 2022 4.1K BBL 40 N/A
American Warrior, Inc. Garden City, KS Sep 2022 3.3K BBL 29 63
Lowry Exploration, Inc. Tulsa, OK Sep 2022 3K BBL 11 N/A
Endeavor Energy Resources, LP Midland, TX Sep 2022 2.9K BBL 40 N/A
BEREXCO LLC Wichita, KS Sep 2022 2.8K BBL 28 23
LB Exploration, Inc. Holyrood, KS Sep 2022 2.4K BBL 21 2
Vincent Oil Corporation Wichita, KS Sep 2022 2.4K BBL 19 37

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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 #307 #32 $852,354,700 2 Sep 2022 0 BBL 8.8K MCF 49.37 BOE
Barber County, KS #198 #14 $2,959,862,310 91 Sep 2022 0 BBL 125.1K MCF 694.87 BOE
Barton County, KS #294 #29 $4,421,667,438 9 Sep 2022 0 BBL 12.9K MCF 72.1 BOE
Chautauqua County, KS #331 #42 $866,055,639 1 Sep 2022 0 BBL 3.8K MCF 21.37 BOE
Cheyenne County, KS #214 #15 $533,740,702 9 Sep 2022 0 BBL 92K MCF 511 BOE
Clark County, KS #297 #30 $972,153,933 29 Sep 2022 0 BBL 12.7K MCF 70.7 BOE
Comanche County, KS #257 #20 $1,213,405,651 38 Sep 2022 0 BBL 33.3K MCF 185.23 BOE
Cowley County, KS #351 #46 $1,450,883,723 1 Sep 2022 0 BBL 210 MCF 1.17 BOE
Edwards County, KS #292 #28 $921,251,164 27 Sep 2022 0 BBL 14K MCF 78.27 BOE
Ellsworth County, KS #316 #36 $896,712,073 2 Sep 2022 0 BBL 6.3K MCF 35.47 BOE
Finney County, KS #127 #4 $8,788,325,794 39 Sep 2022 0 BBL 629.5K MCF 3.4K BOE
Ford County, KS #244 #18 $653,046,511 8 Sep 2022 0 BBL 47.2K MCF 262.43 BOE
Grant County, KS #104 #2 $12,536,474,243 13 Sep 2022 0 BBL 1.3M MCF 7.7K BOE
Gray County, KS #290 #26 $276,982,357 2 Sep 2022 0 BBL 14.2K MCF 78.97 BOE
Greeley County, KS #262 #21 $1,061,224,402 8 Sep 2022 0 BBL 31K MCF 172.43 BOE
Hamilton County, KS #181 #12 $1,781,092,451 23 Sep 2022 0 BBL 184.2K MCF 1K BOE
Harper County, KS #263 #22 $1,721,247,788 44 Sep 2022 0 BBL 28.9K MCF 160.57 BOE
Harvey County, KS #314 #34 $367,042,956 11 Sep 2022 0 BBL 6.5K MCF 36.37 BOE
Haskell County, KS #132 #7 $7,739,228,692 37 Sep 2022 0 BBL 571.9K MCF 3.1K BOE
Hodgeman County, KS #250 #19 $1,065,900,902 1 Sep 2022 0 BBL 41K MCF 227.83 BOE
Johnson County, KS #325 #39 $435,727,179 1 Sep 2022 0 BBL 4.9K MCF 27.53 BOE
Kearny County, KS #108 #3 $9,984,266,256 26 Sep 2022 0 BBL 1.2M MCF 6.9K BOE
Kingman County, KS #233 #16 $1,768,279,169 60 Sep 2022 0 BBL 66.1K MCF 367.9 BOE
Kiowa County, KS #291 #27 $1,104,474,890 37 Sep 2022 0 BBL 14.2K MCF 78.93 BOE
Labette County, KS #192 #13 $253,715,044 10 Sep 2022 0 BBL 142.9K MCF 793.97 BOE
Marion County, KS #315 #35 $547,965,046 7 Sep 2022 0 BBL 6.4K MCF 36.07 BOE
McPherson County, KS #343 #45 $1,226,055,265 3 Sep 2022 0 BBL 989 MCF 5.47 BOE
Meade County, KS #284 #25 $998,361,245 55 Sep 2022 0 BBL 16.6K MCF 92.5 BOE
Montgomery County, KS #163 #11 $1,203,201,477 13 Sep 2022 0 BBL 250.5K MCF 1.3K BOE
Morton County, KS #129 #5 $6,650,471,407 31 Sep 2022 0 BBL 606.2K MCF 3.3K BOE
Neosho County, KS #153 #9 $926,387,674 5 Sep 2022 0 BBL 305.9K MCF 1.7K BOE
Ness County, KS #334 #43 $3,890,934,882 1 Sep 2022 0 BBL 2.3K MCF 13.3 BOE
Pawnee County, KS #278 #24 $654,175,003 23 Sep 2022 0 BBL 18.5K MCF 102.93 BOE
Pratt County, KS #306 #31 $1,234,267,962 34 Sep 2022 0 BBL 9K MCF 50.57 BOE
Reno County, KS #328 #40 $1,179,242,198 20 Sep 2022 0 BBL 4.2K MCF 23.6 BOE
Rice County, KS #319 #37 $1,965,461,280 9 Sep 2022 0 BBL 5.8K MCF 32.33 BOE
Rush County, KS #272 #23 $754,040,183 3 Sep 2022 0 BBL 22.1K MCF 123.27 BOE

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