Kansas Mineral Answers

Questions Answers
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 425,792 wells drilled this year.
How many approved permits are there in Texas? There have been 1,548 permits approved in Kansas.
What is the average boe produced by well in Kansas? 73 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 1,215 active producers in the state of Kansas.
What is the average depth an oil or gas well is drilled in Kansas? 2,634 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 425,792 wells that have been drilled in the state since that time. Kansas is ranked #15 in the US based on BOE produced in 12-01-2019. 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 12-01-2019.
Category Last Year Value Current Year Value YoY Trend YoY % Change
Total Wells 284,470 425,792 Up 49.68%
Total Producing Wells 57,297 54,403 Down -5.05%
Percentage of Wells Producing 20% 13% Down -37%
Active Producers 1,197 1,215 Up 2%
Total Permits 1,902 1,548 Down -19%
Average Well Depth 2,916 2,634 Down -10%
Average BOE per Well 80 73 Down -9%

Kansas Map of Current Permits & Rigs

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Other States By Production Rank

Rank State Most Recent Month Oil Produced Gas Produced
# 1 Texas Jan 2020 127.9M BBLs 476.7M MCFs
# 2 Pennsylvania Dec 2019 99K BBLs 612.5M MCFs
# 4 New Mexico Feb 2020 30.2M BBLs 157M MCFs
# 5 North Dakota Feb 2020 39.6M BBLs 87.4M MCFs
# 6 Colorado Jan 2020 16.5M BBLs 214.1M MCFs
# 7 Ohio Dec 2018 1.9M BBLs 221.1M MCFs
# 8 West Virginia Dec 2018 1.2M BBLs 166.1M MCFs
# 8 Louisiana Jan 2020 112.9K BBLs 3.9M MCFs
# 9 California Jul 2019 16.4M BBLs 24.5M MCFs
# 10 Oklahoma Oct 2019 2.1M BBLs 56.8M MCFs
# 11 Wyoming Jan 2020 2.5M BBLs 30.8M MCFs
# 12 Arkansas Sep 2019 260.2K BBLs 42M MCFs
# 13 Utah Nov 2019 2.7M BBLs 21.6M MCFs
# 14 Mississippi Jan 2020 1.4M BBLs 19.8M MCFs
# 15 Kansas Dec 2019 2.7M BBLs 7.4M MCFs
# 16 Montana Jan 2020 1.4M BBLs 8.8M MCFs
# 17 Alabama Dec 2019 392.2K BBLs 5.9M MCFs
# 18 Michigan Sep 2019 294K BBLs MCFs

Annual Kansas Oil & Gas Production

Kansas Oil & Gas Wells Prepped for Production by Year

Top Oil & Gas Producers by BOE in Kansas

Producer Name Location Production Date Monthly BOE Produced Producing Wells Trailing 12 Month Permits
Merit Energy Company, LLC Dallas, TX 12-01-2019 605,725 2,888 35
Scout Energy Management LLC Dallas, TX 12-01-2019 339,755 2,162 N/A
BEREXCO LLC Wichita, KS 12-01-2019 157,652 888 31
River Rock Operating, LLC Oklahoma City, OK 12-01-2019 114,018 1,816 N/A
Murfin Drilling Co., Inc. Wichita, KS 12-01-2019 94,707 503 33
Vess Oil Corporation Wichita, KS 12-01-2019 89,216 2,258 7
Casillas Petroleum Corp Satanta, KS 12-01-2019 68,300 445 2
American Warrior, Inc. Garden City, KS 12-01-2019 66,427 431 3
RedBud Oil & Gas Operating, LLC Spring, TX 12-01-2019 65,906 1,075 N/A
Mai Oil Operations, Inc. Dallas, TX 12-01-2019 53,519 662 7
Pantera Energy Company Amarillo, TX 12-01-2019 44,243 250 N/A
Palomino Petroleum, Inc. Newton, KS 12-01-2019 43,058 125 8
Vincent Oil Corporation Wichita, KS 12-01-2019 41,143 115 14
Ritchie Exploration, Inc. Wichita, KS 12-01-2019 39,090 220 9
Lario Oil & Gas Company Wichita, KS 12-01-2019 36,021 162 N/A
Edison Operating Company LLC Wichita, KS 12-01-2019 35,914 268 6
Farmer, John O., Inc. Russell, KS 12-01-2019 33,271 288 5
Shakespeare Oil Co., Inc. Salem, IL 12-01-2019 32,123 166 9
Hartman Oil Co., Inc. Wichita, KS 12-01-2019 30,635 232 1
Citation Oil & Gas Corp. Houston, TX 12-01-2019 29,345 349 N/A
ELK Energy Holdings LLC Wichita, KS 12-01-2019 29,180 4 5
McCoy Petroleum Corporation Wichita, KS 12-01-2019 28,839 119 5
Trans Pacific Oil Corporation Wichita, KS 12-01-2019 25,903 234 4
Colt Energy Inc Iola, KS 12-01-2019 24,119 957 11
Carmen Schmitt, Inc. Great Bend, KS 12-01-2019 23,506 131 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 #438 #44 $777,682,542 42 12-01-2019 20,009 BBL 14,159 MCF 746 BOE
Anderson County, KS #509 #65 $523,759,553 18 12-01-2019 10,429 BBL 0 MCF 348 BOE
Barber County, KS #301 #14 $2,804,526,829 102 12-01-2019 57,164 BBL 126,955 MCF 2,611 BOE
Barton County, KS #254 #7 $4,234,219,903 132 12-01-2019 129,527 BBL 18,971 MCF 4,423 BOE
Bourbon County, KS #570 #75 $169,587,632 14 12-01-2019 4,719 BBL 0 MCF 157 BOE
Brown County, KS #646 #85 $6,241,818 1 12-01-2019 806 BBL 0 MCF 27 BOE
Butler County, KS #316 #21 $2,872,044,371 62 12-01-2019 64,202 BBL 0 MCF 2,140 BOE
Chase County, KS #600 #79 $137,251,486 7 12-01-2019 2,168 BBL 3,006 MCF 89 BOE
Chautauqua County, KS #463 #53 $778,557,273 37 12-01-2019 14,791 BBL 5,521 MCF 524 BOE
Cheyenne County, KS #361 #26 $518,287,712 18 12-01-2019 26,214 BBL 123,825 MCF 1,561 BOE
Clark County, KS #469 #56 $875,122,628 48 12-01-2019 11,915 BBL 19,901 MCF 508 BOE
Clay County, KS #686 #88 $5,399,446 1 12-01-2019 153 BBL 0 MCF 5 BOE
Coffey County, KS #452 #50 $470,494,953 21 12-01-2019 17,914 BBL 0 MCF 597 BOE
Comanche County, KS #437 #43 $1,200,527,642 43 12-01-2019 14,992 BBL 46,009 MCF 755 BOE
Cowley County, KS #373 #32 $1,439,571,259 54 12-01-2019 42,513 BBL 319 MCF 1,419 BOE
Crawford County, KS #619 #82 $61,321,521 8 12-01-2019 1,953 BBL 0 MCF 65 BOE
Decatur County, KS #455 #51 $515,405,913 21 12-01-2019 17,383 BBL 0 MCF 579 BOE
Dickinson County, KS #664 #87 $30,299,489 2 12-01-2019 421 BBL 0 MCF 14 BOE
Douglas County, KS #603 #80 $126,523,411 9 12-01-2019 2,651 BBL 0 MCF 88 BOE
Edwards County, KS #477 #59 $804,464,263 43 12-01-2019 10,593 BBL 18,093 MCF 454 BOE
Elk County, KS #584 #77 $206,229,132 14 12-01-2019 3,694 BBL 0 MCF 123 BOE
Ellis County, KS #210 #4 $6,512,315,321 141 12-01-2019 203,820 BBL 0 MCF 6,794 BOE
Ellsworth County, KS #449 #49 $790,144,873 35 12-01-2019 19,076 BBL 0 MCF 636 BOE
Finney County, KS #194 #3 $8,893,778,634 54 12-01-2019 139,518 BBL 595,932 MCF 7,961 BOE
Ford County, KS #372 #31 $564,346,844 15 12-01-2019 35,073 BBL 45,356 MCF 1,421 BOE
Franklin County, KS #507 #64 $356,981,068 32 12-01-2019 10,559 BBL 0 MCF 352 BOE
Geary County, KS #691 #89 $7,658,461 2 12-01-2019 93 BBL 0 MCF 3 BOE
Gove County, KS #364 #28 $1,380,624,135 56 12-01-2019 46,152 BBL 0 MCF 1,538 BOE
Graham County, KS #309 #15 $2,730,800,296 79 12-01-2019 72,114 BBL 0 MCF 2,404 BOE
Grant County, KS #243 #6 $12,896,629,582 17 12-01-2019 24,513 BBL 716,926 MCF 4,800 BOE
Gray County, KS #480 #61 $272,748,801 12 12-01-2019 9,943 BBL 19,148 MCF 438 BOE
Greeley County, KS #528 #70 $944,410,611 12 12-01-2019 3,761 BBL 27,362 MCF 277 BOE
Greenwood County, KS #409 #38 $1,315,596,766 64 12-01-2019 29,786 BBL 0 MCF 993 BOE
Hamilton County, KS #525 #69 $1,714,975,422 19 12-01-2019 1,293 BBL 45,360 MCF 295 BOE
Harper County, KS #370 #29 $1,383,317,072 53 12-01-2019 40,041 BBL 17,741 MCF 1,433 BOE
Harvey County, KS #514 #67 $364,897,681 26 12-01-2019 8,308 BBL 7,609 MCF 319 BOE
Haskell County, KS #182 #2 $7,792,984,747 40 12-01-2019 195,866 BBL 436,604 MCF 8,954 BOE
Hodgeman County, KS #371 #30 $1,051,453,738 35 12-01-2019 34,280 BBL 50,608 MCF 1,424 BOE
Jackson County, KS #662 #86 $5,895,019 2 12-01-2019 475 BBL 0 MCF 16 BOE
Jefferson County, KS #629 #83 $101,794,633 2 12-01-2019 1,222 BBL 0 MCF 41 BOE
Johnson County, KS #464 #54 $435,917,307 18 12-01-2019 15,024 BBL 3,986 MCF 523 BOE
Kearny County, KS #233 #5 $10,298,291,924 33 12-01-2019 22,857 BBL 806,393 MCF 5,242 BOE
Kingman County, KS #360 #25 $1,590,931,651 74 12-01-2019 32,721 BBL 88,001 MCF 1,580 BOE
Kiowa County, KS #424 #41 $1,039,561,644 42 12-01-2019 21,257 BBL 25,061 MCF 848 BOE
Labette County, KS #410 #39 $246,809,294 10 12-01-2019 408 BBL 175,953 MCF 991 BOE
Lane County, KS #345 #23 $1,662,985,922 45 12-01-2019 50,775 BBL 0 MCF 1,693 BOE
Leavenworth County, KS #568 #74 $211,896,345 9 12-01-2019 4,837 BBL 0 MCF 161 BOE
Linn County, KS #549 #71 $207,885,994 10 12-01-2019 6,043 BBL 0 MCF 201 BOE
Logan County, KS #334 #22 $1,147,782,559 42 12-01-2019 55,598 BBL 0 MCF 1,853 BOE
Lyon County, KS #562 #73 $81,473,218 6 12-01-2019 5,140 BBL 0 MCF 171 BOE
Marion County, KS #493 #62 $495,035,102 24 12-01-2019 10,724 BBL 8,943 MCF 407 BOE
McPherson County, KS #427 #42 $1,087,237,701 44 12-01-2019 24,865 BBL 1,251 MCF 836 BOE
Meade County, KS #416 #40 $850,840,626 61 12-01-2019 22,100 BBL 30,627 MCF 907 BOE
Miami County, KS #458 #52 $415,395,347 40 12-01-2019 16,851 BBL 0 MCF 562 BOE
Montgomery County, KS #314 #18 $1,116,243,073 40 12-01-2019 5,792 BBL 370,085 MCF 2,249 BOE
Morris County, KS #582 #76 $206,645,548 7 12-01-2019 3,813 BBL 0 MCF 127 BOE
Morton County, KS #258 #8 $6,757,331,344 29 12-01-2019 23,349 BBL 625,521 MCF 4,253 BOE
Nemaha County, KS #592 #78 $136,412,482 8 12-01-2019 3,180 BBL 0 MCF 106 BOE
Neosho County, KS #311 #16 $836,572,429 21 12-01-2019 1,904 BBL 410,716 MCF 2,345 BOE
Ness County, KS #267 #11 $3,711,259,253 82 12-01-2019 112,678 BBL 2,024 MCF 3,767 BOE
Norton County, KS #465 #55 $379,196,020 22 12-01-2019 15,591 BBL 0 MCF 520 BOE
Osage County, KS #694 #90 $5,438,037 1 12-01-2019 59 BBL 0 MCF 2 BOE
Osborne County, KS #519 #68 $273,852,717 16 12-01-2019 9,214 BBL 0 MCF 307 BOE
Pawnee County, KS #445 #46 $639,754,462 44 12-01-2019 16,512 BBL 23,906 MCF 683 BOE
Phillips County, KS #447 #48 $974,896,501 17 12-01-2019 19,728 BBL 0 MCF 658 BOE
Pratt County, KS #398 #35 $1,209,499,218 57 12-01-2019 32,197 BBL 5,153 MCF 1,102 BOE
Rawlins County, KS #408 #37 $740,165,725 26 12-01-2019 29,999 BBL 0 MCF 1,000 BOE
Reno County, KS #382 #33 $1,180,885,631 48 12-01-2019 37,225 BBL 8,263 MCF 1,287 BOE
Rice County, KS #354 #24 $1,874,350,055 68 12-01-2019 47,366 BBL 9,491 MCF 1,632 BOE
Riley County, KS #635 #84 $62,625,716 3 12-01-2019 1,065 BBL 0 MCF 36 BOE
Rooks County, KS #263 #10 $4,376,348,525 90 12-01-2019 122,240 BBL 0 MCF 4,075 BOE
Rush County, KS #444 #45 $684,364,166 32 12-01-2019 15,995 BBL 27,252 MCF 685 BOE
Russell County, KS #261 #9 $4,263,375,746 100 12-01-2019 124,029 BBL 0 MCF 4,134 BOE
Saline County, KS #561 #72 $193,395,410 12 12-01-2019 5,157 BBL 0 MCF 172 BOE