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 15,087 producing wells that have been drilled in the Mississippian from Jan 1980 to Aug 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 76,064 76,625 Up 0.74%
Total Producing Wells 15,698 15,087 Down -3.89%
Percentage of Wells Producing 21% 20% Down -5%
Active Producers 991 944 Down -5%
Total Permits 36 25 Down -31%
Average Well Depth 0 0 Flat 0%
Average BOE per Well 374 358 Down -4%

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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 51.2M BBL 32.4M MCF 56.6M BOE
American Warrior, Inc. 16.1M BBL 19.3M MCF 19.3M BOE
Arp Oklahoma Llc 908.5K BBL 94.9M MCF 16.7M BOE
Bce-mach Llc 6.3M BBL 83.9M MCF 20.3M BOE
Berexco Llc 30.2M BBL 7.8M MCF 31.5M BOE
Chaparral Energy Llc 10.6M BBL 80.7M MCF 24.1M BOE
Chesapeake Energy 70.9M BBL 682.3M MCF 184.6M BOE
Cimarex Energy Co 1.5M BBL 90.8M MCF 16.7M BOE
Davis William H 26.9M BBL 1.7M MCF 27.2M BOE
Devon Energy 8.3M BBL 74.8M MCF 20.8M BOE
Eagle Energy Production Llc 1.8M BBL 419.5M MCF 71.7M BOE
Equal Energy Us Inc 553.1K BBL 118.5M MCF 20.3M BOE
Exxon 32.4K BBL 158.2M MCF 26.4M BOE
Hartman Oil Co., Inc. 13.7M BBL 20.3M MCF 17.1M BOE
Manuel Corporation 16M BBL 1.4M MCF 16.2M BOE
Merit Energy Company, Llc 6.9M BBL 175.7M MCF 36.2M BOE
Midstates Petroleum Company Llc 21.5M BBL 215.9M MCF 57.5M BOE
Otc Use Only 29.3M BBL 71.7M MCF 41.3M BOE
Oxy 2.6M BBL 179M MCF 32.5M BOE
Pickrell Drilling Company, Inc. 11.3M BBL 18.8M MCF 14.4M BOE
Sandridge 61.7M BBL 635.7M MCF 167.6M BOE
Trans Pacific Oil Corporation 10M BBL 17.8M MCF 13M BOE
Vess Oil Corporation 22.9M BBL 7.5M MCF 24.2M BOE
White Star Petroleum Llc 10.8M BBL 75.3M MCF 23.4M BOE
Xto Energy Inc 1.3M BBL 185.6M MCF 32.3M BOE

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Mississippian Top Lease Properties by BOE

Lease Property Location Cumulative BOE Producer Name(s)
Melvin Major County, Oklahoma 587.1K BBL RINGWOOD GATHERING CO, XTO ENERGY INC
Newy Grady County, Oklahoma 1.5M BBL CONTINENTAL RESOURCES INC
Blondie Blaine County, Oklahoma 492.8K BBL CONTINENTAL RESOURCES INC
Walker Alfalfa County, Oklahoma 152.7K BBL AEXCO PETROLEUM INC
Harvester 11-25-12 Alfalfa County, Oklahoma 248.8K BBL BCE-MACH LLC, CHESAPEAKE OPERATING LLC
Poteet Stephens County, Oklahoma 1.1M BBL CONTINENTAL RESOURCES INC
Sonoyta 23_26-17N-10W Blaine County, Oklahoma 727.5K BBL DEVON ENERGY PRODUCTION CO LP
Margaret 35-23N-5W Garfield County, Oklahoma 62.6K BBL CONTANGO RESOURCES INC
Walker Alfalfa County, Oklahoma 256.7K BBL AEXCO PETROLEUM INC
Harrison 18-25-15 Woods County, Oklahoma 92.1K BBL BCE-MACH LLC
Deaner 2812 Alfalfa County, Oklahoma 627.4K BBL SANDRIDGE EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION LLC
Calmus Bia Blaine County, Oklahoma 797.1K BBL CIMAREX ENERGY CO
Pear 2106 Garfield County, Oklahoma 325.3K BBL CHAPARRAL ENERGY LLC
Blackburn 36-23N-05W Garfield County, Oklahoma 129.2K BBL CONTANGO RESOURCES INC, WHITE STAR PETROLEUM LLC
Santana Kingfisher County, Oklahoma 286.8K BBL ENCANA OIL & GAS (USA) INC, OVINTIV MID CONTINENT INC
Bixler 13-25-16 Woods County, Oklahoma 38.5K BBL BCE-MACH LLC
Hague 12-25-12 Alfalfa County, Oklahoma 432.4K BBL BCE-MACH LLC, CHESAPEAKE OPERATING LLC
Lorene Garfield County, Oklahoma 85.4K BBL SK PLYMOUTH LLC
Stauffer Trust 2713 Woods County, Oklahoma 705.6K BBL SANDRIDGE EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION LLC
State 33-26-11 Alfalfa County, Oklahoma 51.3K BBL BCE-MACH LLC
Phillips 2715 Woods County, Oklahoma 150.7K BBL MIDSTATES PETROLEUM COMPANY LLC
Ike Blaine County, Oklahoma 417.8K BBL CONTINENTAL RESOURCES INC

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