Kansas Oil & Gas Activity

Kansas statewide summary oil and gas data that goes back to 1980 and contains information on the 428,367 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 May 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 May 2022.

Kansas State Summary Stats

Kansas Oil & Gas State Income: $154,787,454,314
National Energy Production Rank: #15

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 #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 428,367 wells drilled this year.
How many approved permits are there in Kansas? There have been 3,551 permits approved in Kansas.
What is the average boe produced by well in Kansas? 111 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 415 active producers in the state of Kansas.
What is the average depth an oil or gas well is drilled in Kansas? 2,629 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 427,135 428,367 Up 0.29%
Total Producing Wells 14,291 14,397 Up 0.74%
Percentage of Wells Producing 3% 3% Up 0%
Active Producers 414 415 Up 0%
Total Permits 326 3,551 Up 989%
Average Well Depth 2,629 2,629 Flat 0%
Average BOE per Well 116 111 Down -4%

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Other States By Production Rank

Rank State Most Recent Month Oil Produced Gas Produced
# 1 Texas Jun 2022 110.4M BBL 480.9M MCF
# 2 Pennsylvania Dec 2021 77.7K BBL 679.1M MCF
# 3 New Mexico Jul 2022 46.7M BBL 217.3M MCF
# 4 Louisiana Jun 2022 3.1M BBL 316M MCF
# 5 North Dakota Jul 2022 35.4M BBL 85.9M MCF
# 6 Oklahoma Mar 2022 12.4M BBL 221M MCF
# 7 Colorado Jun 2022 12.8M BBL 172M MCF
# 8 West Virginia Dec 2018 1.2M BBL 166.1M MCF
# 9 Ohio Dec 2018 998.5K BBL 88.2M MCF
# 10 California Dec 2021 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 10 Wyoming Jun 2022 5.9M BBL 56.3M MCF
# 11 Utah Apr 2022 3.4M BBL 21.2M MCF
# 12 Arkansas Jul 2021 265.6K BBL 38.8M MCF
# 13 Mississippi Jun 2022 1.2M BBL 18M MCF
# 14 Montana Mar 2022 1.5M BBL 9.3M MCF
# 15 Kansas May 2022 0 BBL 9.6M MCF
# 16 Alabama Feb 2022 372.5K BBL 5.4M MCF
# 17 Michigan Jan 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 May 2022 820.4K BBL 5,649 49
Merit Energy Company, LLC Dallas, TX May 2022 327.9K BBL 2,409 38
River Rock Operating, LLC Oklahoma City, OK May 2022 89.9K BBL 1,618 N/A
RedBud Oil & Gas Operating, LLC Spring, TX May 2022 51.5K BBL 1,114 N/A
Casillas Petroleum Corp Satanta, KS May 2022 50K BBL 393 N/A
Edison Operating Company LLC Wichita, KS May 2022 20.3K BBL 177 8
Kansas Natural Gas Operating, LC Hays, KS May 2022 19.8K BBL 187 N/A
Pantera Energy Company Amarillo, TX May 2022 16.2K BBL 113 3
Own Resources Operating LLC Breckenridge, CO May 2022 14.3K BBL 454 N/A
XTO Energy Inc. Oklahoma City, OK May 2022 10.7K BBL 105 N/A
Colt Energy Inc Iola, KS May 2022 9.1K BBL 105 48
Becker Oil Corporation Ponca City, OK May 2022 8K BBL 26 N/A
Cherokee Wells LLC Fredonia, KS May 2022 7.8K BBL 85 4
Oil Producers, Inc. of Kansas Wichita, KS May 2022 6.5K BBL 64 N/A
Lobo Production, Inc Goodland, KS May 2022 5.6K BBL 125 6
Bear Petroleum, LLC Haysville, KS May 2022 5.5K BBL 78 2
Smith Oil & Gas LLC N/A May 2022 4.5K BBL 131 N/A
Ritchie Exploration, Inc. Wichita, KS May 2022 4.3K BBL 6 35
Griffin, Charles N. Pratt, KS May 2022 3.8K BBL 5 60
American Warrior, Inc. Garden City, KS May 2022 3.8K BBL 30 51
Messenger Petroleum, Inc. Kingman, KS May 2022 3.6K BBL 41 N/A
LB Exploration, Inc. Holyrood, KS May 2022 3.3K BBL 21 1
Lowry Exploration, Inc. Tulsa, OK May 2022 3.2K BBL 11 N/A
Woolsey Operating Company, LLC Wichita, KS May 2022 3.1K BBL 4 N/A
BEREXCO LLC Wichita, KS May 2022 2.9K BBL 28 20

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Browse All Producing Kansas Properties

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
HENSELMANN A Kansas Finney County 1.5M BBL Merit Energy Company, LLC
PATTON 'B' Kansas Scott County 1.5M BBL Novy Oil & Gas, Inc.
NORTHWEST FLATS UNIT Kansas Morton County 1.5M BBL Scout Energy Management LLC
Helen Krey 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

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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 #579 #31 $851,894,818 2 May 2022 0 BBL 10.7K MCF 59.33 BOE
Barber County, KS #423 #14 $2,956,194,627 93 May 2022 0 BBL 116.2K MCF 646.03 BOE
Barton County, KS #572 #30 $4,421,106,655 8 May 2022 0 BBL 13.3K MCF 74.2 BOE
Chautauqua County, KS #611 #42 $865,873,966 1 May 2022 0 BBL 3.8K MCF 21.53 BOE
Cheyenne County, KS #439 #15 $525,016,428 9 May 2022 0 BBL 94.3K MCF 523.4 BOE
Clark County, KS #565 #29 $968,681,462 29 May 2022 0 BBL 14.5K MCF 80.77 BOE
Comanche County, KS #523 #20 $1,212,609,357 41 May 2022 0 BBL 31.2K MCF 173.77 BOE
Cowley County, KS #643 #46 $1,450,845,061 1 May 2022 0 BBL 205 MCF 1.13 BOE
Edwards County, KS #561 #28 $919,239,354 27 May 2022 0 BBL 15.7K MCF 87.33 BOE
Elk County, KS #645 #47 $228,269,229 1 May 2022 0 BBL 129 MCF 0.73 BOE
Ellsworth County, KS #590 #34 $896,133,585 2 May 2022 0 BBL 8K MCF 44.83 BOE
Finney County, KS #253 #4 $8,717,680,364 36 May 2022 0 BBL 736.5K MCF 4K BOE
Ford County, KS #483 #18 $650,313,578 8 May 2022 0 BBL 52.4K MCF 291.33 BOE
Grant County, KS #186 #2 $12,364,773,209 13 May 2022 0 BBL 1.5M MCF 8.6K BOE
Gray County, KS #560 #27 $275,736,984 2 May 2022 0 BBL 16.1K MCF 89.6 BOE
Greeley County, KS #551 #25 $1,057,057,915 6 May 2022 0 BBL 19K MCF 105.7 BOE
Hamilton County, KS #374 #12 $1,765,677,773 20 May 2022 0 BBL 193.2K MCF 1K BOE
Harper County, KS #553 #26 $1,719,185,349 42 May 2022 0 BBL 18.1K MCF 101 BOE
Harvey County, KS #596 #37 $366,364,622 10 May 2022 0 BBL 6.7K MCF 37.23 BOE
Haskell County, KS #262 #6 $7,665,876,917 38 May 2022 0 BBL 644.3K MCF 3.5K BOE
Hodgeman County, KS #509 #19 $1,064,055,394 1 May 2022 0 BBL 39.6K MCF 220.3 BOE
Johnson County, KS #604 #40 $435,415,498 1 May 2022 0 BBL 4.7K MCF 26.33 BOE
Kearny County, KS #197 #3 $9,857,629,585 26 May 2022 0 BBL 1.3M MCF 7.4K BOE
Kingman County, KS #470 #16 $1,762,659,653 60 May 2022 0 BBL 66.9K MCF 371.97 BOE
Kiowa County, KS #548 #24 $1,107,594,595 32 May 2022 0 BBL 19.5K MCF 108.57 BOE
Labette County, KS #405 #13 $247,319,085 9 May 2022 0 BBL 144K MCF 800.8 BOE
Marion County, KS #595 #36 $546,912,093 9 May 2022 0 BBL 6.9K MCF 38.63 BOE
McPherson County, KS #630 #45 $1,225,959,434 2 May 2022 0 BBL 792 MCF 4.37 BOE
Meade County, KS #540 #22 $994,793,956 55 May 2022 0 BBL 22.5K MCF 125.37 BOE
Montgomery County, KS #336 #11 $1,192,843,308 13 May 2022 0 BBL 262.2K MCF 1.4K BOE
Morton County, KS #260 #5 $6,577,084,326 31 May 2022 0 BBL 657K MCF 3.6K BOE
Neosho County, KS #317 #9 $912,822,511 5 May 2022 0 BBL 325.9K MCF 1.8K BOE
Ness County, KS #614 #43 $3,890,765,660 1 May 2022 0 BBL 2.8K MCF 15.93 BOE
Pawnee County, KS #541 #23 $651,611,216 23 May 2022 0 BBL 22.4K MCF 124.47 BOE
Pratt County, KS #583 #32 $1,233,318,945 32 May 2022 0 BBL 10K MCF 55.7 BOE
Reno County, KS #606 #41 $1,177,668,544 18 May 2022 0 BBL 4.3K MCF 24.3 BOE
Rice County, KS #600 #38 $1,965,511,894 8 May 2022 0 BBL 5.7K MCF 31.83 BOE
Rush County, KS #538 #21 $751,283,561 3 May 2022 0 BBL 23.3K MCF 129.93 BOE

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