Louisiana Oil & Gas Activity

Louisiana statewide summary oil and gas data that goes back to 1977 and contains information on the 204,878 wells that have been drilled in the state since that time. Louisiana is ranked #2 in the US based on Barrels of Oil Equivalent (BOE) produced in Feb 2020. 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 1977 and go through Feb 2020.

Louisiana State Summary Stats

Louisiana Oil & Gas State Income: $472,984,738,644
National Energy Production Rank: #2

Louisiana Map of Current Permits and Wells

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Louisiana Frequently Asked Questions

Questions Answers
How does Louisiana rank in the nation for oil and gas production? Louisiana currently ranks #2 in the nation based on barrels of oil equivalent (BOE) production.
How many wells were drilled in Louisiana so far this year? Louisiana has had 204,878 wells drilled this year.
How many approved permits are there in Texas? There have been 69,328 permits approved in Louisiana.
What is the average boe produced by well in Louisiana? 2,992 BBLs of oil equivalent (BOE) is the average amount produced by a single well in Louisiana
How many active producers are there in Louisiana? There are currently 605 active producers in the state of Louisiana.
What is the average depth an oil or gas well is drilled in Louisiana? 6,795 feet is the average depth of a well in Louisiana.

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Louisiana Oil & Gas Activity Stats

Category Last Year Value Current Year Value YoY Trend YoY % Change
Total Wells 152,952 204,878 Up 33.95%
Total Producing Wells 39,014 37,580 Down -3.68%
Percentage of Wells Producing 26% 18% Down -28%
Active Producers 661 605 Down -8%
Total Permits 86,509 69,328 Down -20%
Average Well Depth 6,778 6,795 Up 0%
Average BOE per Well 1,017 2,992 Up 194%

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Other States By Production Rank

Rank State Most Recent Month Oil Produced Gas Produced
# 1 Texas Mar 2020 112M BBL 381.7M MCF
# 2 Louisiana Feb 2020 9.9M BBL 615.2M MCF
# 3 Pennsylvania Dec 2019 100.2K BBL 615.5M MCF
# 5 New Mexico Mar 2020 32.8M BBL 170M MCF
# 6 North Dakota Mar 2020 41.1M BBL 92.9M MCF
# 7 Colorado Mar 2020 15.4M BBL 206.8M MCF
# 8 Ohio Dec 2018 1.9M BBL 221.1M MCF
# 9 West Virginia Dec 2018 1.2M BBL 166.1M MCF
# 10 Wyoming Mar 2020 840.6K BBL 131.3M MCF
# 11 California Aug 2019 16.1M BBL 25.6M MCF
# 12 Oklahoma Nov 2019 2M BBL 58.5M MCF
# 13 Arkansas Oct 2019 262.9K BBL 43.3M MCF
# 14 Utah Dec 2019 2.9M BBL 22M MCF
# 15 Kansas Feb 2020 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 15 Mississippi Mar 2020 1.3M BBL 15.7M MCF
# 16 Montana Feb 2020 1.7M BBL 8.5M MCF
# 17 Alabama Jan 2020 383.3K BBL 5.8M MCF
# 18 Michigan Oct 2019 303.5K BBL 0 MCF

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Annual Louisiana Oil & Gas Production

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Louisiana Oil & Gas Wells Completed by Year

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Browse All Producing Louisiana Companies

Top Oil & Gas Producers by BOE in Louisiana

Producer Name Location Production Date Monthly BOE Produced Producing Wells Trailing 12 Month Permits
EXCO OPERATING COMPANY, LP Dallas, TX Feb 2020 5.3M BBL 366 N/A
BPX OPERATING COMPANY Houston, TX Feb 2020 4.7M BBL 312 N/A
VINE OIL & GAS LP Plano, TX Feb 2020 4.3M BBL 307 53
TEXAS PETROLEUM INVESTMENT COMPANY Houston, TX Feb 2020 3.4M BBL 2,358 2
XTO ENERGY INC. Tyler, TX Feb 2020 1.3M BBL 1,042 N/A
HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY Houston, TX Feb 2020 949.3K BBL 2,034 6
BPX (WSF OPERATING) INC. Houston, TX Feb 2020 913.5K BBL 12 N/A
CASTEX ENERGY, INC. Houston, TX Feb 2020 575.4K BBL 17 2
CONTANGO OPERATORS, INC. Houston, TX Feb 2020 342.1K BBL 4 N/A
TMR EXPLORATION, INC. Bossier City, LA Feb 2020 168.1K BBL 84 6
BROOKSTON ENERGY, INC. Tyler, TX Feb 2020 157.1K BBL 151 N/A
WALTER OIL & GAS CORPORATION Houston, TX Feb 2020 93.1K BBL 2 N/A
KAISER-FRANCIS OIL COMPANY Tulsa, OK Feb 2020 92.6K BBL 16 N/A
BREITBURN OPERATING, LP Houston, TX Feb 2020 88.1K BBL 64 N/A
MCGOWAN WORKING PARTNERS, INC. Jackson, MS Feb 2020 80.3K BBL 276 N/A
PETRO-CHEM OPERATING COMPANY, INC. Shreveport, LA Feb 2020 79.2K BBL 71 1
ENERVEST PRODUCTION PARTNERS, LTD. Fairbanks, LA Feb 2020 77.8K BBL 1,476 N/A
PEAK OPERATING CO. Lafayette, LA Feb 2020 69.6K BBL 42 N/A
HALLMARK OIL AND GAS CO., INC. Shreveport, LA Feb 2020 53K BBL 39 N/A
PINNACLE OPERATING CO., INC. Shreveport, LA Feb 2020 48.8K BBL 37 N/A
TREK RESOURCES, INC. Dallas, TX Feb 2020 44.7K BBL 6 N/A
BRAMMER ENGINEERING, INC. Shreveport, LA Feb 2020 44.1K BBL 15 N/A
UNITED WORLD ENERGY CORPORATION Lafayette, LA Feb 2020 42.5K BBL 2 N/A
ENERGY XXI GOM, LLC New Orleans, LA Feb 2020 40.3K BBL 5 N/A
CYPRESS OPERATING INC. Shreveport, LA Feb 2020 39.8K BBL 65 N/A

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Louisiana Top Lease Properties by BOE

Lease Property State Parish Cumulative BOE Producer Name(s)
SL 340 WEST COTE BLANCHE BAY Louisiana St. Mary Parish 18.5B BBL GULFPORT ENERGY CORPORATION,PERDIDO ENERGY LOUISIANA, LLC,TEXACO E & P INC.,TEXACO, INC.
DELHI HOLT BRYANT SU Louisiana Richland Parish 14.9B BBL DENBURY ONSHORE, LLC,ELAND ENERGY, INC.,ORYX ENERGY COMPANY,SUN EXPLORATION-PRODUCTION CO.
CV SU; Louisiana Webster Parish 8.7B BBL FOSTER-BROWN OPERATIONS, INC.,MARATHON OIL COMPANY,XTO ENERGY INC.
SL 188 CAILLOU ISLAND Louisiana Terrebonne Parish 6B BBL CHEVRON U.S.A. INC.,HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY,INACTIVE OPERATOR,TEXACO E & P INC.,TEXACO, INC.
SL 214 GARDEN ISLAND BAY Louisiana Plaquemines Parish 6B BBL DUNE OPERATING COMPANY,ENERVEST OPERATING, L.L.C.,TEXACO E & P INC.,TEXACO, INC.,WHITNEY OIL & GAS, LLC
BAL SU Louisiana St. Mary Parish 4.5B BBL ENERVEST OPERATING, L.L.C.,TEXACO E & P INC.,TEXACO, INC.,WHITNEY OIL & GAS, LLC
BLVU NAC FF 2 SU Louisiana Bossier Parish 3.9B BBL GETTY OIL COMPANY,LEGACY RESOURCES CO., L.P.,TEXACO E & P INC.,TEXACO PRODUCING INC.,W&S ENERGY LLC
COCKRELL-MORAN Louisiana Plaquemines Parish 3B BBL EQUINOX OIL COMPANY, INC.,EXXON CORPORATION,HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY,SWIFT ENERGY OPERATING, LLC
BLKE PET SU Louisiana Natchitoches Parish 2.9B BBL CHESAPEAKE OPERATING, INC.,CHESAPEAKE OPERATING, L.L.C.,EXCO RESOURCES, INC.,NERCO OIL & GAS, INC.,PLACID OIL COMPANY
SL 301 TERREBONNE BAY Louisiana Terrebonne Parish 2.7B BBL CHEVRON U.S.A. INC.,HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY,INACTIVE OPERATOR,LA. LAND & EXPL. CO.,TEXACO E & P INC.,TEXACO, INC.
SL PP 192 Louisiana Lafourche Parish 2.3B BBL CHEVRON U.S.A. INC.,GREENHILL PETROLEUM CORP.,GULF OIL CORP.,MARITECH RESOURCES, LLC,PIONEER NATURAL RESOURCES USA, INC.,S2 ENERGY OPERATING LLC,TANA EXPLORATION COMPANY LLC
LATERRE CO INC Louisiana Lafourche Parish 2.2B BBL APACHE CORPORATION,TEXACO, INC.,TEXAS PETROLEUM INVESTMENT COMPANY
PTHD 16400 TUSC RA SU Louisiana East Baton Rouge Parish 2.1B BBL AMOCO PRODUCTION COMPANY,BP AMERICA PRODUCTION COMPANY,ORX RESOURCES, L.L.C.
DELHI HOLT BRYANT SU Louisiana Madison Parish 1.5B BBL ELAND ENERGY, INC.,ORYX ENERGY COMPANY,SUN EXPLORATION-PRODUCTION CO.
BLVU NAC FF 3 SU Louisiana Bossier Parish 1.1B BBL CITIES SERVICE COMPANY,CITIES SERVICE OIL CO.,CITIES SERVICE OIL & GAS CORP,EXCEL ROYALTY COMPANY, LLC,JAMES L BARBER
CSB25 BB RA SU Louisiana St. Bernard Parish 1.1B BBL ARCO O & G CO-DIV ATL RICH CO,CALLON OFFSHORE PRODUCTION INC,WOOD ENERGY CORPORATION
SL 195 QQ Louisiana Plaquemines Parish 1B BBL CHEVRON U.S.A. INC.,COX OPERATING, L.L.C.,DEVON ENERGY PRODUCTION CO., L.P.,GULF OIL CORP.,PENNZOIL EXPL & PROD CO
DELHI HOLT BRYANT SU Louisiana Franklin Parish 1B BBL DENBURY ONSHORE, LLC,ELAND ENERGY, INC.,ORYX ENERGY COMPANY,SUN EXPLORATION-PRODUCTION CO.
BLKE PET SU Louisiana Natchitoches Parish 1B BBL CHESAPEAKE OPERATING, L.L.C.,EXCO RESOURCES, INC.,WESTERN GAS RESOURCES, INC.
SL 2220 Louisiana St. Bernard Parish 1B BBL COX OPERATING, L.L.C.,T I P C O,TOTAL MINATOME CORPORATION
LL&E LEEVILLE Louisiana Lafourche Parish 987.7M BBL DUNE OPERATING COMPANY,ENERVEST OPERATING, L.L.C.,GOLDKING OPERATING CO., INC.,INACTIVE OPERATOR,MARQUIS RESOURCES, LLC,TEXACO E & P INC.,TEXACO, INC.,WHITE MARLIN OPERATING COMPANY, LLC
SL 1367 Louisiana Lafourche Parish 926.4M BBL CANTIUM, LLC,CHEVRON OIL COMPANY,CHEVRON U.S.A. INC.
SL 195 QQ Louisiana Plaquemines Parish 877.6M BBL CALLON OFFSHORE PRODUCTION INC,GULF OIL CORP.,HELIS OIL & GAS COMPANY, LLC
BI N VUA Louisiana St. Mary Parish 834M BBL APACHE CORPORATION,CABOT OIL & GAS CORPORATION,ORYX ENERGY COMPANY,PHOENIX EXPLORATION COMPANY LP,SUN EXPLORATION-PRODUCTION CO.,TEXAS PETROLEUM INVESTMENT COMPANY
MPB69 Q2 RA SU Louisiana Plaquemines Parish 805M BBL APACHE CORPORATION,DEVON ENERGY PRODUCTION CO., L.P.,FLORES & RUCKS, INC.,TEXAS PETROLEUM INVESTMENT COMPANY

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Louisiana Oil & Gas Permits by Year

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Louisiana Counties By Production

Parish National Rank State Rank Production Value Producers Production Date Oil Produced Monthly Gas Produced Monthly BOE Produced Daily
Acadia Parish, LA #259 #24 $6,985,418,560 33 Feb 2020 159.1K BBL 408.9K MCF 7.5K BOE
Allen Parish, LA #405 #35 $1,241,550,779 18 Feb 2020 52.1K BBL 158.7K MCF 2.6K BOE
Ascension Parish, LA #807 #61 $484,016,283 1 Feb 2020 19 BBL 0 MCF 0.63 BOE
Assumption Parish, LA #484 #45 $2,342,630,567 7 Feb 2020 18.3K BBL 122.6K MCF 1.2K BOE
Avoyelles Parish, LA #436 #40 $481,697,466 9 Feb 2020 53.2K BBL 20.1K MCF 1.8K BOE
Beauregard Parish, LA #247 #22 $2,611,771,057 23 Feb 2020 201.8K BBL 443.1K MCF 9.1K BOE
Bienville Parish, LA #63 #7 $12,038,094,789 31 Feb 2020 17.4K BBL 19.1M MCF 107K BOE
Bossier Parish, LA #32 #4 $16,073,139,040 59 Feb 2020 135.3K BBL 45.9M MCF 259.8K BOE
Caddo Parish, LA #8 #2 $20,787,991,767 175 Feb 2020 212.3K BBL 138.7M MCF 777.7K BOE
Calcasieu Parish, LA #235 #21 $6,544,687,864 29 Feb 2020 212K BBL 678.4K MCF 10.8K BOE
Caldwell Parish, LA #720 #56 $712,713,079 1 Feb 2020 0 BBL 13.9K MCF 77.2 BOE
Cameron Parish, LA #162 #15 $19,389,287,687 34 Feb 2020 375.8K BBL 1.9M MCF 23.5K BOE
Catahoula Parish, LA #548 #48 $1,255,511,911 19 Feb 2020 19.2K BBL 7.4K MCF 683.2 BOE
Claiborne Parish, LA #194 #19 $9,107,727,104 59 Feb 2020 179K BBL 1.8M MCF 16.2K BOE
Concordia Parish, LA #474 #44 $2,198,399,343 20 Feb 2020 41K BBL 4.7K MCF 1.3K BOE
De Soto Parish, LA #2 #1 $42,956,732,522 52 Feb 2020 27.1K BBL 246.8M MCF 1.3M BOE
East Baton Rouge Parish, LA #319 #30 $9,112,830,807 9 Feb 2020 70.1K BBL 504.3K MCF 5.1K BOE
East Feliciana Parish, LA #501 #46 $98,070,114 3 Feb 2020 33K BBL 2.6K MCF 1.1K BOE
Evangeline Parish, LA #336 #31 $2,444,812,687 10 Feb 2020 53.6K BBL 469.4K MCF 4.3K BOE
Franklin Parish, LA #727 #57 $122,100,326 4 Feb 2020 1.7K BBL 1.4K MCF 67.27 BOE
Grant Parish, LA #566 #51 $272,279,305 10 Feb 2020 17.1K BBL 0 MCF 570.1 BOE
Iberia Parish, LA #191 #18 $15,969,621,827 12 Feb 2020 127.8K BBL 2.1M MCF 16.4K BOE
Iberville Parish, LA #297 #27 $3,761,464,902 16 Feb 2020 138.6K BBL 212.5K MCF 5.8K BOE
Jackson Parish, LA #367 #32 $4,671,591,949 12 Feb 2020 3.6K BBL 591.9K MCF 3.4K BOE
Jefferson Davis Parish, LA #316 #29 $6,570,530,950 17 Feb 2020 69.2K BBL 527.6K MCF 5.2K BOE
Jefferson Parish, LA #298 #28 $6,773,331,100 12 Feb 2020 125.3K BBL 254.4K MCF 5.5K BOE
Lafayette Parish, LA #447 #41 $4,541,012,702 8 Feb 2020 20.7K BBL 193.6K MCF 1.7K BOE
Lafourche Parish, LA #90 #10 $22,411,358,799 27 Feb 2020 1.1M BBL 4.9M MCF 66K BOE
La Salle Parish, LA #233 #20 $6,170,802,851 44 Feb 2020 270.5K BBL 334.1K MCF 10.8K BOE
Lincoln Parish, LA #29 #3 $7,317,813,773 24 Feb 2020 304.8K BBL 47.6M MCF 274.8K BOE
Livingston Parish, LA #390 #34 $2,000,971,696 6 Feb 2020 82.1K BBL 39.2K MCF 2.9K BOE
Madison Parish, LA #751 #58 $106,623,742 1 Feb 2020 792 BBL 0 MCF 26.4 BOE
Morehouse Parish, LA #580 #52 $451,642,264 13 Feb 2020 546 BBL 83.9K MCF 492.47 BOE
Natchitoches Parish, LA #260 #25 $6,056,017,003 10 Feb 2020 485 BBL 1.3M MCF 7.5K BOE
Ouachita Parish, LA #450 #42 $1,877,542,869 31 Feb 2020 3.1K BBL 292.5K MCF 1.7K BOE
Plaquemines Parish, LA #81 #8 $59,488,022,873 29 Feb 2020 1.6M BBL 3.8M MCF 75.9K BOE
Pointe Coupee Parish, LA #374 #33 $7,227,276,706 15 Feb 2020 46.7K BBL 287.3K MCF 3.1K BOE
Rapides Parish, LA #554 #49 $1,502,453,000 7 Feb 2020 12.4K BBL 45.7K MCF 669.63 BOE
Red River Parish, LA #33 #5 $11,497,117,750 28 Feb 2020 4.7K BBL 44.2M MCF 246.2K BOE
Richland Parish, LA #100 #11 $2,833,907,407 3 Feb 2020 1.6M BBL 817.3K MCF 58.3K BOE
Sabine Parish, LA #56 #6 $4,719,842,518 29 Feb 2020 14.3K BBL 23.3M MCF 130.4K BOE
St. Bernard Parish, LA #420 #37 $4,783,115,097 5 Feb 2020 54.1K BBL 80.9K MCF 2.2K BOE
St. Charles Parish, LA #289 #26 $4,849,981,621 15 Feb 2020 108.3K BBL 484.9K MCF 6.3K BOE
St. Helena Parish, LA #532 #47 $775,612,721 6 Feb 2020 24.1K BBL 9.1K MCF 855.93 BOE
St. James Parish, LA #663 #54 $941,622,074 1 Feb 2020 4.9K BBL 1.4K MCF 174.47 BOE
St. John the Baptist Parish, LA #765 #59 $434,205,135 1 Feb 2020 529 BBL 686 MCF 21.43 BOE
St. Landry Parish, LA #430 #38 $2,410,629,928 19 Feb 2020 49.1K BBL 58K MCF 1.9K BOE
St. Martin Parish, LA #163 #17 $6,582,510,118 19 Feb 2020 379.9K BBL 1.8M MCF 23K BOE
St. Mary Parish, LA #84 #9 $23,322,974,618 15 Feb 2020 593.3K BBL 9.1M MCF 70.7K BOE
Tangipahoa Parish, LA #585 #53 $113,516,651 3 Feb 2020 13K BBL 7.8K MCF 478.8 BOE
Tensas Parish, LA #556 #50 $897,899,661 7 Feb 2020 15.2K BBL 26.9K MCF 659 BOE
Terrebonne Parish, LA #152 #14 $28,840,658,629 15 Feb 2020 380.8K BBL 2.8M MCF 28.3K BOE
Union Parish, LA #258 #23 $2,826,041,063 60 Feb 2020 123.9K BBL 657.4K MCF 7.7K BOE
Vermilion Parish, LA #118 #12 $27,893,053,432 22 Feb 2020 375.2K BBL 5.3M MCF 42.3K BOE
Vernon Parish, LA #406 #36 $2,204,254,236 3 Feb 2020 37.5K BBL 244.9K MCF 2.6K BOE
Washington Parish, LA #806 #60 $68,946,275 1 Feb 2020 0 BBL 133 MCF 0.77 BOE
Webster Parish, LA #130 #13 $9,842,626,427 60 Feb 2020 147.8K BBL 5.6M MCF 36.1K BOE
West Baton Rouge Parish, LA #434 #39 $895,706,459 5 Feb 2020 39.9K BBL 102.7K MCF 1.9K BOE
West Feliciana Parish, LA #697 #55 $153,923,102 3 Feb 2020 3.3K BBL 2.4K MCF 124.3 BOE
Winn Parish, LA #455 #43 $1,303,914,676 17 Feb 2020 48.7K BBL 0 MCF 1.6K BOE

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