The Mississippian covers areas of Kansas and Oklahoma. The information below is the summary of oil and gas data that goes back to 1980 and contains information on the 14,783 producing wells that have been drilled in the Mississippian from Jan 1980 to Jul 2020.

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Basin Counties

The counties comprising the Mississippian in Kansas are: Barber County, KS, Clark County, KS, Comanche County, KS, Cowley County, KS, Edwards County, KS, Ellsworth County, KS, Finney County, KS, Ford County, KS, Gove County, KS, Gray County, KS, Greeley County, KS, Harper County, KS, Harvey County, KS, Haskell County, KS, Hodgeman County, KS, Kearny County, KS, Kingman County, KS, Kiowa County, KS, Lane County, KS, Logan County, KS, McPherson County, KS, Meade County, KS, Ness County, KS, Pawnee County, KS, Pratt County, KS, Reno County, KS, Rice County, KS, Rush County, KS, Scott County, KS, Sedgwick County, KS, Sheridan County, KS, Sherman County, KS, Stafford County, KS, Sumner County, KS, Thomas County, KS, Trego County, KS, Wallace County, KS, Wichita County, KS

The counties comprising the Mississippian in Oklahoma are: Alfalfa County, OK, Blaine County, OK, Canadian County, OK, Carter County, OK, Comanche County, OK, Creek County, OK, Ellis County, OK, Garfield County, OK, Garvin County, OK, Grady County, OK, Grant County, OK, Harper County, OK, Kay County, OK, Kingfisher County, OK, Lincoln County, OK, Logan County, OK, Major County, OK, McClain County, OK, Muskogee County, OK, Noble County, OK, Nowata County, OK, Oklahoma County, OK, Okmulgee County, OK, Osage County, OK, Pawnee County, OK, Payne County, OK, Pottawatomie County, OK, Roger Mills County, OK, Seminole County, OK, Stephens County, OK, Texas County, OK, Tulsa County, OK, Washington County, OK, Woods County, OK, and Woodward County, OK

Mississippian Map of Current Permits and Wells

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Mississippian Oil & Gas Activity Stats

Category Last Year Value Current Year Value YoY Trend YoY % Change
Total Wells 76,027 76,587 Up 0.74%
Total Producing Wells 15,355 14,783 Down -3.73%
Percentage of Wells Producing 20% 19% Down -4%
Active Producers 984 938 Down -5%
Total Permits 34 27 Down -21%
Average Well Depth 3,615 3,599 Down 0%
Average BOE per Well 377 359 Down -5%

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Mississippian Oil & Gas Production by Year

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Mississippian Oil & Gas Wells Completed by Year

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Mississippian Oil & Gas Permits by Year

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Top Producers by BOE Production in Mississippian

Producer Name Oil Produced Gas Produced BOE Produced
Altex Resources Inc 60.4M BBL 30.6M MCF 65.5M BOE
American Warrior, Inc. 16.1M BBL 19.1M MCF 19.3M BOE
Arp Oklahoma Llc 309.6K BBL 80.3M MCF 13.6M BOE
Bce-mach Llc 5.7M BBL 79.9M MCF 19M BOE
Berexco Llc 30.2M BBL 7.4M MCF 31.5M BOE
Chaparral Energy Llc 10.4M BBL 77.2M MCF 23.3M BOE
Chesapeake Operating Llc 69.5M BBL 617.1M MCF 172.4M BOE
Cimarex Energy Co. 5.3M BBL 83.6M MCF 19.2M BOE
Davis William H 26.9M BBL 1.7M MCF 27.2M BOE
Devon Energy Production Co Lp 5.4M BBL 38.3M MCF 11.8M BOE
Eagle Energy Production Llc 1.8M BBL 416.9M MCF 71.3M BOE
Equal Energy Us Inc 522.9K BBL 105.6M MCF 18.1M BOE
Exxonmobil Oil Corp 0 BBL 158.1M MCF 26.3M BOE
Hartman Oil Co., Inc. 13.7M BBL 20.3M MCF 17.1M BOE
Manuel Corporation 15.9M BBL 1.4M MCF 16.2M BOE
Merit Energy Company, Llc 6.9M BBL 177.5M MCF 36.5M BOE
Midstates Petroleum Company Llc 21.3M BBL 213.1M MCF 56.9M BOE
Otc Use Only 29.1M BBL 71.7M MCF 41.1M BOE
Oxy Usa Inc. 2.5M BBL 179.9M MCF 32.5M BOE
Pickrell Drilling Company, Inc. 11.3M BBL 18.8M MCF 14.4M BOE
Sandridge Exploration & Production Llc 51.5M BBL 626.2M MCF 155.9M BOE
Trans Pacific Oil Corporation 10M BBL 17.6M MCF 13M BOE
Vess Oil Corporation 23M BBL 7.5M MCF 24.2M BOE
White Star Petroleum Llc 10.1M BBL 68.9M MCF 21.6M BOE
Xto Energy Inc. 0 BBL 171.5M MCF 28.5M BOE

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Mississippian Top Lease Properties by BOE

Lease Property Location Cumulative BOE Producer Name(s)
Melvin Major County, Oklahoma 573.2K BBL RINGWOOD GATHERING CO, XTO ENERGY INC
Newy Grady County, Oklahoma 1.4M BBL CONTINENTAL RESOURCES INC
Blondie Blaine County, Oklahoma 463.1K BBL CONTINENTAL RESOURCES INC
Walker Alfalfa County, Oklahoma 241.9K BBL AEXCO PETROLEUM INC
Walker Alfalfa County, Oklahoma 134.9K BBL AEXCO PETROLEUM INC
Bixler 13-25-16 Woods County, Oklahoma 33.6K BBL BCE-MACH LLC
Margaret 35-23N-5W Garfield County, Oklahoma 52.1K BBL CONTANGO RESOURCES INC
Sonoyta 23_26-17N-10W Blaine County, Oklahoma 588.6K BBL DEVON ENERGY PRODUCTION CO LP
Poteet Stephens County, Oklahoma 1.1M BBL CONTINENTAL RESOURCES INC
Sonoyta 23_26-17N-10W Blaine County, Oklahoma 720.3K BBL DEVON ENERGY PRODUCTION CO LP
Calmus Bia Blaine County, Oklahoma 791.6K BBL CIMAREX ENERGY CO
Harvester 11-25-12 Alfalfa County, Oklahoma 238.4K BBL BCE-MACH LLC, CHESAPEAKE OPERATING LLC
Pear 2106 Garfield County, Oklahoma 322.2K BBL CHAPARRAL ENERGY LLC
State 33-26-11 Alfalfa County, Oklahoma 45K BBL BCE-MACH LLC
Harrison 18-25-15 Woods County, Oklahoma 81.8K BBL BCE-MACH LLC
Santana Kingfisher County, Oklahoma 281.1K BBL ENCANA OIL & GAS (USA) INC, OVINTIV MID CONTINENT INC
Lorene Garfield County, Oklahoma 80.3K BBL SK PLYMOUTH LLC
Bates 13-27-17 Woods County, Oklahoma 39.5K BBL BCE-MACH LLC
White Oak 2206 Garfield County, Oklahoma 430.4K BBL CHAPARRAL ENERGY LLC
Hutchinson Major County, Oklahoma 66.3K BBL FAIRWAY RESOURCES OPERATING III LLC
Stauffer Trust 2713 Woods County, Oklahoma 693.1K BBL SANDRIDGE EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION LLC
Deaner 2812 Alfalfa County, Oklahoma 612.5K BBL SANDRIDGE EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION LLC

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