Louisiana Oil & Gas Activity

Louisiana statewide summary oil and gas data that goes back to 1977 and contains information on the 205,656 wells that have been drilled in the state since that time. Louisiana is ranked #4 in the US based on Barrels of Oil Equivalent (BOE) produced in Sep 2021. 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 Sep 2021.

Louisiana State Summary Stats

Louisiana Oil & Gas State Income: $537,020,159,345
National Energy Production Rank: #4

Louisiana Map of Current Permits and Wells

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Louisiana Frequently Asked Questions

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How does Louisiana rank in the nation for oil and gas production? Louisiana currently ranks #4 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 205,656 wells drilled this year.
How many approved permits are there in Louisiana? There have been 34,987 permits approved in Louisiana.
What is the average boe produced by well in Louisiana? 1,942 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 409 active producers in the state of Louisiana.
What is the average depth an oil or gas well is drilled in Louisiana? 6,835 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 205,341 205,656 Up 0.15%
Total Producing Wells 32,189 28,039 Down -12.89%
Percentage of Wells Producing 16% 14% Down -13%
Active Producers 449 409 Down -9%
Total Permits 17,718 34,987 Up 97%
Average Well Depth 6,816 6,835 Up 0%
Average BOE per Well 5,769 1,942 Down -66%

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Other States By Production Rank

Rank State Most Recent Month Oil Produced Gas Produced
# 1 Texas Sep 2021 120.5M BBL 494.3M MCF
# 2 Pennsylvania Dec 2021 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 3 New Mexico Oct 2021 39.4M BBL 196.7M MCF
# 4 Louisiana Sep 2021 1.7M BBL 316M MCF
# 5 North Dakota Oct 2021 36.6M BBL 99.9M MCF
# 6 Colorado Sep 2021 12.5M BBL 175.2M MCF
# 7 Oklahoma Jun 2021 9.8M BBL 187.7M MCF
# 8 West Virginia Dec 2018 1.2M BBL 166.1M MCF
# 9 Wyoming Sep 2021 5.8M BBL 69.5M MCF
# 10 Arkansas Apr 2021 246.5K BBL 38.5M MCF
# 11 Utah Jul 2021 3M BBL 21.3M MCF
# 11 Ohio Dec 2018 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 12 Mississippi Sep 2021 1.2M BBL 19.3M MCF
# 13 Montana Jun 2021 1.4M BBL 8.4M MCF
# 14 Kansas Aug 2021 0 BBL 10M MCF
# 15 Alabama Aug 2021 386K BBL 6.7M MCF
# 16 Michigan May 2021 244K BBL 2.8M MCF
# 18 California Mar 2021 0 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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Louisiana Oil & Gas Permits by Year

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Top Oil & Gas Producers by BOE in Louisiana

Producer Name Location Production Date Monthly BOE Produced Producing Wells Trailing 12 Month Permits
VINE ENERGY OPERATING LP Plano, TX Sep 2021 5.6M BBL 391 17
VINE OIL & GAS LP Plano, TX Sep 2021 5.4M BBL 368 7
BPX OPERATING COMPANY Denver, CO Sep 2021 1.3M BBL 287 14
EXCO OPERATING COMPANY, LP Dallas, TX Sep 2021 793.9K BBL 451 11
GOODRICH PETROLEUM COMPANY Houston, TX Sep 2021 641K BBL 54 9
TEXAS PETROLEUM INVESTMENT COMPANY Houston, TX Sep 2021 483.7K BBL 2,146 2
HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY Houston, TX Sep 2021 413.1K BBL 1,283 7
XTO ENERGY INC. Tyler, TX Sep 2021 383.8K BBL 894 1
BPX (WSF OPERATING) INC. Denver, CO Sep 2021 342.1K BBL 17 2
CONTANGO OPERATORS, INC. Houston, TX Sep 2021 36.3K BBL 3 N/A
BROOKSTON ENERGY, INC. Tyler, TX Sep 2021 33.6K BBL 145 N/A
MCGOWAN WORKING PARTNERS, INC. Jackson, MS Sep 2021 29.5K BBL 194 N/A
SAMUEL GARY JR. & ASSOC., INC. Denver, CO Sep 2021 25.1K BBL 3 N/A
TMR EXPLORATION, INC. Bossier City, LA Sep 2021 23.8K BBL 50 N/A
BREITBURN OPERATING, LP Houston, TX Sep 2021 19K BBL 64 N/A
PETRO-CHEM OPERATING COMPANY, INC. Shreveport, LA Sep 2021 16.8K BBL 62 1
C.T.R. OIL, INC. Jonesville, LA Sep 2021 15.1K BBL 52 1
THREE SISTERS PETROLEUM, INC. Oil City, LA Sep 2021 13K BBL 1,967 N/A
FIVE - JAB, INC. Tomball, TX Sep 2021 13K BBL 11 N/A
PINNACLE OPERATING CO., INC. Shreveport, LA Sep 2021 12.6K BBL 32 1
WILL ENERGY CORPORATION Dallas, TX Sep 2021 12.3K BBL 25 N/A
WILL-DRILL PRODUCTION CO. INC. Shreveport, LA Sep 2021 12.1K BBL 20 N/A
THE TERMO COMPANY Long Beach, CA Sep 2021 12.1K BBL 33 N/A
PEAK OPERATING CO. Lafayette, LA Sep 2021 11.7K BBL 26 N/A
ENERVEST PRODUCTION PARTNERS, LTD. Fairbanks, LA Sep 2021 10.4K BBL 1,049 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 20.8B BBL CHEVRON U.S.A. INC.,GULFPORT ENERGY CORPORATION,PERDIDO ENERGY LOUISIANA, LLC,TEXACO, INC.
Delhi Holt Bryant Su Louisiana Richland Parish 15.4B BBL ARKLA PETROLEUM LLC,DENBURY ONSHORE, LLC
Sl 214 Garden Island Bay Louisiana Plaquemines Parish 7.6B BBL DUNE OPERATING COMPANY,ENERVEST OPERATING, L.L.C.,GOLDKING OPERATING CO., INC.,TEXACO E & P INC.,TEXACO, INC.,WHITNEY OIL & GAS, LLC
Cv Su; Louisiana Webster Parish 7.3B BBL JOHN J. WELSH,MARATHON OIL COMPANY,XTO ENERGY INC.
Sl 188 Caillou Island Louisiana Terrebonne Parish 6.4B BBL HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY,TEXACO E & P INC.,TEXACO, INC.
Bal Su Louisiana St. Mary Parish 3.9B BBL BRAMMER ENGINEERING, INC.,TEXACO, INC.,WHITNEY OIL & GAS, LLC
Blvu Nac Ff 2 Su Louisiana Bossier Parish 3.8B BBL EOG RESOURCES, INC.,TNC ENERGY, LLC,WSF, INC.
Sl 301 Terrebonne Bay Louisiana Terrebonne Parish 3.6B BBL HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY,TEXACO E & P INC.,TEXACO, INC.
Sl Pp 192 Louisiana Lafourche Parish 3.5B 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
Blke Pet Su Louisiana Natchitoches Parish 2.5B BBL CHESAPEAKE OPERATING, L.L.C.
Cockrell-moran Louisiana Plaquemines Parish 2.4B BBL EQUINOX OIL COMPANY, INC.,HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY,SWIFT ENERGY COMPANY,SWIFT ENERGY OPERATING, LLC
Laterre Co Inc Louisiana Lafourche Parish 2.4B BBL APACHE CORPORATION,TEXACO, INC.,TEXAS PETROLEUM INVESTMENT COMPANY
Pthd 16400 Tusc Ra Su Louisiana East Baton Rouge Parish 1.9B BBL AMOCO PRODUCTION COMPANY,BP AMERICA PRODUCTION COMPANY,ORX RESOURCES, L.L.C.
Delhi Holt Bryant Su Louisiana Madison Parish 1.6B BBL DENBURY ONSHORE, LLC
Sl 195 Qq Louisiana Plaquemines Parish 1.5B BBL CHEVRON U.S.A. INC.,COX OPERATING, L.L.C.,DEVON ENERGY PRODUCTION CO., L.P.,GULF OIL CORP.,PENNZOIL EXPL & PROD CO
Sl 195 Qq Louisiana Plaquemines Parish 1.4B BBL CALLON OFFSHORE PRODUCTION INC,GULF OIL CORP.,HELIS OIL & GAS COMPANY, L.L.C.,THE WM G HELIS COMPANY, L.L.C.
Sl 2220 Louisiana St. Bernard Parish 1.2B BBL COX OPERATING, L.L.C.,T I P C O,TOTAL MINATOME CORPORATION
Delhi Holt Bryant Su Louisiana Franklin Parish 1.2B BBL DENBURY ONSHORE, LLC
Csb25 Bb Ra Su Louisiana St. Bernard Parish 1.1B BBL CALLON OFFSHORE PRODUCTION INC,WOOD ENERGY CORPORATION
Ll&e Leeville Louisiana Lafourche Parish 1.1B BBL ENERVEST OPERATING, L.L.C.,MARQUIS RESOURCES, LLC,PERDIDO ENERGY LOUISIANA, LLC,TEXACO E & P INC.,TEXACO, INC.,WHITE MARLIN OPERATING COMPANY, LLC
Blvu Nac Ff 3 Su Louisiana Bossier Parish 1.1B BBL CLAYTON WILLIAMS ENERGY, INC.,EXCEL ROYALTY COMPANY, LLC,ORACLE OIL, LLC
Sl 1367 Louisiana Lafourche Parish 879.5M BBL CANTIUM, LLC,CHEVRON U.S.A. INC.,PERKINS OIL PROPERTIES
E Cockrell Jr A Louisiana Plaquemines Parish 874.1M BBL HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY,SIGNAL PETROLEUM
Blke Pet Su Louisiana Natchitoches Parish 813.8M BBL CHESAPEAKE OPERATING, L.L.C.,EXCO RESOURCES, INC.
Blvu Nac Ff 4 Su Louisiana Bossier Parish 758.6M BBL BAYOU STATE OIL CORPORATION

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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 #402 #25 $6,940,992,508 28 Sep 2021 30.3K BBL 129.2K MCF 1.7K BOE
Allen Parish, LA #485 #33 $1,181,990,679 13 Sep 2021 15.9K BBL 49.3K MCF 805.23 BOE
Ascension Parish, LA #688 #59 $486,203,751 1 Sep 2021 681 BBL 3.4K MCF 42.1 BOE
Assumption Parish, LA #535 #43 $2,014,089,782 5 Sep 2021 12.5K BBL 739 MCF 421.93 BOE
Avoyelles Parish, LA #629 #54 $510,679,956 8 Sep 2021 3.6K BBL 960 MCF 127.93 BOE
Beauregard Parish, LA #317 #21 $2,653,721,406 22 Sep 2021 73.5K BBL 186.4K MCF 3.4K BOE
Bienville Parish, LA #69 #6 $16,142,856,459 26 Sep 2021 5.4K BBL 14.1M MCF 78.6K BOE
Bossier Parish, LA #62 #5 $19,059,810,723 42 Sep 2021 39.6K BBL 15.3M MCF 86.3K BOE
Caddo Parish, LA #23 #2 $31,883,723,180 111 Sep 2021 98.9K BBL 48.7M MCF 274.3K BOE
Calcasieu Parish, LA #387 #24 $6,339,384,851 19 Sep 2021 34.4K BBL 141.3K MCF 1.9K BOE
Caldwell Parish, LA #720 #62 $717,540,575 1 Sep 2021 0 BBL 2.6K MCF 14.63 BOE
Cameron Parish, LA #314 #20 $19,180,008,871 18 Sep 2021 61.3K BBL 275.7K MCF 3.5K BOE
Catahoula Parish, LA #563 #46 $1,275,642,997 12 Sep 2021 9.1K BBL 1.1K MCF 310.3 BOE
Claiborne Parish, LA #299 #17 $8,846,080,867 44 Sep 2021 45.6K BBL 452.5K MCF 4K BOE
Concordia Parish, LA #524 #42 $2,267,132,732 18 Sep 2021 13.1K BBL 5.9K MCF 469.77 BOE
De Soto Parish, LA #4 #1 $69,758,536,522 51 Sep 2021 9.4K BBL 150.6M MCF 837.5K BOE
East Baton Rouge Parish, LA #451 #29 $8,796,672,338 5 Sep 2021 14.3K BBL 105.5K MCF 1K BOE
East Feliciana Parish, LA #583 #50 $111,330,771 3 Sep 2021 7.6K BBL 52 MCF 254.43 BOE
Evangeline Parish, LA #426 #28 $2,998,146,690 4 Sep 2021 23.8K BBL 102.3K MCF 1.3K BOE
Franklin Parish, LA #492 #34 $471,402,338 3 Sep 2021 22K BBL 0 MCF 735.47 BOE
Grant Parish, LA #553 #44 $293,399,349 5 Sep 2021 10.4K BBL 0 MCF 348.8 BOE
Iberia Parish, LA #310 #19 $15,952,024,047 11 Sep 2021 25.5K BBL 503.7K MCF 3.6K BOE
Iberville Parish, LA #419 #27 $3,758,508,316 11 Sep 2021 30K BBL 77.9K MCF 1.4K BOE
Jackson Parish, LA #230 #14 $4,624,362,040 14 Sep 2021 707 BBL 1.2M MCF 6.7K BOE
Jefferson Davis Parish, LA #469 #30 $6,470,453,492 12 Sep 2021 14K BBL 83.5K MCF 933.47 BOE
Jefferson Parish, LA #617 #53 $6,792,419,369 5 Sep 2021 3.5K BBL 7.8K MCF 162.2 BOE
Lafayette Parish, LA #520 #40 $4,279,555,371 5 Sep 2021 8.2K BBL 42.7K MCF 511.8 BOE
Lafourche Parish, LA #305 #18 $24,230,140,880 13 Sep 2021 35.3K BBL 479.8K MCF 3.8K BOE
La Salle Parish, LA #361 #22 $6,598,833,729 23 Sep 2021 58.6K BBL 61.1K MCF 2.2K BOE
Lincoln Parish, LA #72 #7 $11,367,564,065 21 Sep 2021 70.2K BBL 13.5M MCF 77.4K BOE
Livingston Parish, LA #515 #38 $2,117,219,136 4 Sep 2021 15.7K BBL 1.2K MCF 531.63 BOE
Madison Parish, LA #757 #63 $158,061,895 1 Sep 2021 5 BBL 0 MCF 0.17 BOE
Morehouse Parish, LA #683 #58 $296,473,494 12 Sep 2021 135 BBL 7.9K MCF 48.47 BOE
Natchitoches Parish, LA #101 #8 $7,368,663,055 8 Sep 2021 167 BBL 7.1M MCF 39.9K BOE
Ouachita Parish, LA #516 #39 $1,648,785,715 22 Sep 2021 1K BBL 89.1K MCF 531.5 BOE
Plaquemines Parish, LA #196 #12 $60,246,116,017 13 Sep 2021 249.9K BBL 374.3K MCF 10.4K BOE
Pointe Coupee Parish, LA #370 #23 $7,818,587,393 11 Sep 2021 20.2K BBL 269.2K MCF 2.1K BOE
Rapides Parish, LA #501 #36 $1,432,646,951 6 Sep 2021 11.4K BBL 46K MCF 638 BOE
Red River Parish, LA #37 #3 $16,781,089,645 22 Sep 2021 2.1K BBL 31.8M MCF 176.9K BOE
Richland Parish, LA #262 #15 $4,346,500,350 2 Sep 2021 136.9K BBL 93.3K MCF 5K BOE
Sabine Parish, LA #49 #4 $8,739,773,881 16 Sep 2021 5.5K BBL 24.1M MCF 134.1K BOE
St. Bernard Parish, LA #637 #55 $4,858,462,312 2 Sep 2021 136 BBL 19.4K MCF 112.83 BOE
St. Charles Parish, LA #476 #31 $4,995,262,941 6 Sep 2021 12.7K BBL 78.9K MCF 864.13 BOE
St. Helena Parish, LA #616 #52 $797,001,363 5 Sep 2021 4.5K BBL 1.8K MCF 162.63 BOE
St. James Parish, LA #661 #57 $940,506,895 1 Sep 2021 1.6K BBL 3.7K MCF 74.6 BOE
St. John the Baptist Parish, LA #706 #61 $458,321,426 1 Sep 2021 573 BBL 1.4K MCF 26.73 BOE
St. Landry Parish, LA #513 #37 $2,646,745,531 16 Sep 2021 9.7K BBL 40K MCF 547.9 BOE
St. Martin Parish, LA #182 #9 $7,343,295,702 16 Sep 2021 152.6K BBL 1.1M MCF 11.3K BOE
St. Mary Parish, LA #228 #13 $24,984,836,809 12 Sep 2021 74.2K BBL 785.9K MCF 6.8K BOE
Tangipahoa Parish, LA #575 #48 $122,081,697 3 Sep 2021 7.8K BBL 3.7K MCF 283.73 BOE
Tensas Parish, LA #559 #45 $846,726,738 5 Sep 2021 7.8K BBL 12.8K MCF 331.5 BOE
Terrebonne Parish, LA #273 #16 $29,999,605,152 11 Sep 2021 68.2K BBL 473.2K MCF 4.9K BOE
Union Parish, LA #480 #32 $2,665,128,617 48 Sep 2021 5.9K BBL 117.8K MCF 852.13 BOE
Vermilion Parish, LA #192 #11 $26,299,636,944 16 Sep 2021 133.3K BBL 1M MCF 10.4K BOE
Vernon Parish, LA #415 #26 $2,213,869,965 5 Sep 2021 25.1K BBL 118.5K MCF 1.4K BOE
Washington Parish, LA #759 #64 $59,237,575 1 Sep 2021 0 BBL 7 MCF 0.03 BOE
Webster Parish, LA #191 #10 $9,721,988,699 47 Sep 2021 32.6K BBL 1.7M MCF 10.5K BOE
West Baton Rouge Parish, LA #493 #35 $912,550,372 5 Sep 2021 10.1K BBL 66.2K MCF 707.03 BOE
West Feliciana Parish, LA #705 #60 $161,018,787 3 Sep 2021 771 BBL 234 MCF 27 BOE
Winn Parish, LA #523 #41 $1,347,233,892 6 Sep 2021 14.2K BBL 0 MCF 473.77 BOE

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