Mississippi Mineral Answers

Questions Answers
How does Mississippi rank in the nation for oil and gas production? Mississippi currently ranks #14 in the nation based on barrels of oil equivalent (BOE) production.
How many wells were drilled in Mississippi so far this year? Mississippi has had 34,447 wells drilled this year.
How many approved permits are there in Texas? There have been 1,583 permits approved in Mississippi.
What is the average boe produced by well in Mississippi? 1,699 BBLs of oil equivalent (BOE) is the average amount produced by a single well in Mississippi
How many active producers are there in Mississippi? There are currently 134 active producers in the state of Mississippi.
What is the average depth an oil or gas well is drilled in Mississippi? 0 feet is the average depth of a well in Mississippi.

Mississippi Oil & Gas Activity Summary

Mississippi statewide summary oil and gas data that goes back to 1946 and contains information on the 34,447 wells that have been drilled in the state since that time. Mississippi is ranked #14 in the US based on BOE produced in 01-01-2020. 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 07-01-1946 and go through 01-01-2020.
Category Last Year Value Current Year Value YoY Trend YoY % Change
Total Wells 5,490 34,447 Up 527.45%
Total Producing Wells 2,880 2,768 Down -3.89%
Percentage of Wells Producing 52% 8% Down -85%
Active Producers 131 134 Up 2%
Total Permits 578 1,583 Up 174%
Average Well Depth 0 0 Flat 0%
Average BOE per Well 1,756 1,699 Down -3%

Mississippi 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 Mississippi Oil & Gas Production

Mississippi Oil & Gas Wells Prepped for Production by Year

Top Oil & Gas Producers by BOE in Mississippi

Producer Name Location Production Date Monthly BOE Produced Producing Wells Trailing 12 Month Permits
DENBURY ONSHORE, LLC Plano, TX 01-01-2020 3,464,794 629 22
VENTURE OIL & GAS, INC. Laurel, MS 01-01-2020 344,924 86 30
TELLUS OPERATING GROUP, LLC Ridgeland, MS 01-01-2020 150,238 250 21
SOUTHERN ENERGY OPERATING, LLC New Hebron, MS 01-01-2020 85,179 246 12
AUSTRALIS TMS INC. Houston, TX 01-01-2020 69,327 33 43
PETRO HARVESTER OPERATING COMPANY, LLC Laurel, MS 01-01-2020 67,096 86 13
PetroTx Operating, LLC Kingwood, TX 01-01-2020 58,168 539 N/A
MOSBACHER ENERGY COMPANY Houston, TX 01-01-2020 38,697 28 7
PRUET PRODUCTION CO Jackson, MS 01-01-2020 28,958 27 2
ALPINE GAS OPERATOR, LLC Dallas, TX 01-01-2020 20,191 13 1
CYPRESS OPERATING, INC Shreveport, LA 01-01-2020 17,784 7 N/A
STRONG ROCK OPERATING COMPANY, LLC Ridgeland, MS 01-01-2020 15,515 13 9
PETCO PETROLEUM CORP. Hinsdale, IL 01-01-2020 13,721 12 1
ROUNDTREE & ASSOCIATES, INC. Ridgeland, MS 01-01-2020 13,621 12 10
PAR MINERALS CORPORATION Shreveport, LA 01-01-2020 13,493 15 1
AVAD OPERATING, LLC Dallas, TX 01-01-2020 13,292 9 N/A
ROVER OPERATING, LLC Dallas, TX 01-01-2020 13,057 16 N/A
GOODRICH PETROLEUM COMPANY, LLC Houston, TX 01-01-2020 11,335 15 N/A
EAGLE OIL AND GAS CO. Dallas, TX 01-01-2020 11,121 15 N/A
SIGNAL, LLC Jackson, MS 01-01-2020 10,442 13 14
WHITING OIL AND GAS CORPORATION Midland, TX 01-01-2020 10,146 4 6
T. O. KIMBRELL, LLC Natchez, MS 01-01-2020 9,934 15 4
R. W. TYSON PRODUCING CO. INC. Ridgeland, MS 01-01-2020 9,860 25 N/A
MISSISSIPPI RESOURCES, LLC Metairie, LA 01-01-2020 9,377 11 3
STROUD PETROLEUM, INC Shreveport, LA 01-01-2020 8,572 6 3

Mississippi Oil & Gas Permits by Year

Mississippi Counties By Production

County National Rank State Rank County Value Producers Production Date Oil Produced Monthly Gas Produced Monthly BOE Produced Daily
Adams County, MS #328 #15 $2,508,532,021 29 01-01-2020 56,083 BBL 6,402 MCF 1,905 BOE
Amite County, MS #287 #8 $1,413,442,509 15 01-01-2020 83,990 BBL 51,327 MCF 3,085 BOE
Chickasaw County, MS #617 #35 $99,747,971 3 01-01-2020 275 BBL 10,834 MCF 69 BOE
Claiborne County, MS #631 #36 $42,928,937 1 01-01-2020 0 BBL 7,048 MCF 39 BOE
Clarke County, MS #390 #16 $3,440,361,499 15 01-01-2020 35,068 BBL 2,248 MCF 1,181 BOE
Clay County, MS #660 #39 $180,732,140 3 01-01-2020 131 BBL 2,280 MCF 17 BOE
Covington County, MS #307 #14 $1,565,359,248 7 01-01-2020 34,018 BBL 232,600 MCF 2,426 BOE
Forrest County, MS #461 #22 $226,152,917 6 01-01-2020 991 BBL 90,711 MCF 537 BOE
Franklin County, MS #429 #19 $1,091,379,140 21 01-01-2020 24,268 BBL 3,058 MCF 826 BOE
Greene County, MS #572 #28 $487,460,219 4 01-01-2020 4,512 BBL 350 MCF 152 BOE
Hinds County, MS #481 #23 $587,566,972 8 01-01-2020 11,203 BBL 11,131 MCF 435 BOE
Holmes County, MS #695 #40 $73,466,173 1 01-01-2020 58 BBL 0 MCF 2 BOE
Jasper County, MS #184 #5 $9,067,143,020 14 01-01-2020 231,506 BBL 205,590 MCF 8,859 BOE
Jefferson County, MS #558 #27 $228,960,694 7 01-01-2020 2,768 BBL 15,526 MCF 179 BOE
Jefferson Davis County, MS #288 #9 $5,280,863,185 12 01-01-2020 8,153 BBL 504,931 MCF 3,077 BOE
Jones County, MS #181 #4 $5,404,799,928 22 01-01-2020 226,238 BBL 284,509 MCF 9,122 BOE
Lamar County, MS #303 #13 $5,887,092,555 5 01-01-2020 21,488 BBL 335,891 MCF 2,582 BOE
Lawrence County, MS #553 #26 $599,855,894 5 01-01-2020 2,412 BBL 20,009 MCF 192 BOE
Lee County, MS #642 #38 $67,029,324 2 01-01-2020 0 BBL 5,085 MCF 28 BOE
Leflore County, MS #598 #31 $19,133,461 1 01-01-2020 2,920 BBL 0 MCF 97 BOE
Lincoln County, MS #289 #10 $2,878,727,294 4 01-01-2020 89,755 BBL 50 MCF 2,992 BOE
Lowndes County, MS #581 #29 $228,595,771 6 01-01-2020 1,114 BBL 16,358 MCF 128 BOE
Madison County, MS #88 #2 $2,792,204,275 3 01-01-2020 1,863 BBL 7,030,413 MCF 39,120 BOE
Marion County, MS #430 #20 $2,336,138,206 8 01-01-2020 2,027 BBL 135,643 MCF 821 BOE
Monroe County, MS #517 #25 $978,095,773 9 01-01-2020 1,045 BBL 50,139 MCF 313 BOE
Pearl River County, MS #607 #33 $749,710,308 4 01-01-2020 528 BBL 11,608 MCF 82 BOE
Perry County, MS #454 #21 $527,459,551 3 01-01-2020 17,163 BBL 3,044 MCF 589 BOE
Pike County, MS #403 #17 $1,889,743,487 7 01-01-2020 31,116 BBL 0 MCF 1,037 BOE
Pontotoc County, MS #640 #37 $37,793,625 1 01-01-2020 0 BBL 5,272 MCF 29 BOE
Rankin County, MS #69 #1 $15,831,309,450 3 01-01-2020 435 BBL 10,067,708 MCF 55,946 BOE
Scott County, MS #604 #32 $119,571,731 1 01-01-2020 2,369 BBL 1,641 MCF 88 BOE
Simpson County, MS #502 #24 $1,423,902,730 5 01-01-2020 9,404 BBL 9,643 MCF 367 BOE
Smith County, MS #297 #12 $1,616,117,882 14 01-01-2020 68,427 BBL 76,570 MCF 2,706 BOE
Walthall County, MS #593 #30 $700,923,499 3 01-01-2020 96 BBL 17,998 MCF 103 BOE
Warren County, MS #616 #34 $375,082,220 2 01-01-2020 762 BBL 8,267 MCF 71 BOE
Wayne County, MS #170 #3 $6,353,771,853 25 01-01-2020 229,531 BBL 462,814 MCF 10,222 BOE
Wilkinson County, MS #404 #18 $1,244,313,396 19 01-01-2020 27,355 BBL 20,225 MCF 1,024 BOE
Yazoo County, MS #217 #6 $3,458,877,958 5 01-01-2020 171,500 BBL 100,654 MCF 6,276 BOE