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 14,769 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 76,028 76,588 Up 0.74%
Total Producing Wells 15,337 14,769 Down -3.7%
Percentage of Wells Producing 20% 19% Down -4%
Active Producers 983 937 Down -5%
Total Permits 35 27 Down -23%
Average Well Depth 3,615 3,599 Down 0%
Average BOE per Well 378 360 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 Inc 14.7M BBL 519.1K MCF 14.7M BOE
Berexco Llc 30.2M BBL 7.4M MCF 31.5M BOE
Chaparral Energy Llc 10.4M BBL 75.8M MCF 23.1M BOE
Chesapeake Operating Llc 69.5M BBL 616.1M MCF 172.2M 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 38.5M MCF 11.9M 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 20.5M MCF 17.1M BOE
Merit Energy Company, Llc 6.9M BBL 177.5M MCF 36.5M BOE
Midstates Petroleum Company Llc 21.3M BBL 213.1M MCF 56.8M BOE
Otc Use Only 29M BBL 71.7M MCF 41M 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 51.4M BBL 625.9M MCF 155.7M 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 69M 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 569.5K BBL RINGWOOD GATHERING CO, XTO ENERGY INC
Newy Grady County, Oklahoma 1.4M BBL CONTINENTAL RESOURCES INC
Blondie Blaine County, Oklahoma 459.2K BBL CONTINENTAL RESOURCES INC
Walker Alfalfa County, Oklahoma 131.5K BBL AEXCO PETROLEUM INC
Verlin 17-27-16 Woods County, Oklahoma 28.2K BBL BCE-MACH LLC
Sonoyta 23_26-17N-10W Blaine County, Oklahoma 586.6K BBL DEVON ENERGY PRODUCTION CO LP
State 33-26-11 Alfalfa County, Oklahoma 45K BBL BCE-MACH LLC
Buck Trust 3-25-11 Alfalfa County, Oklahoma 9.7K BBL BCE-MACH LLC
Sonoyta 23_26-17N-10W Blaine County, Oklahoma 713K BBL DEVON ENERGY PRODUCTION CO LP
Margaret 35-23N-5W Garfield County, Oklahoma 40.1K BBL CONTANGO RESOURCES INC
Santana Kingfisher County, Oklahoma 268.4K BBL ENCANA OIL & GAS (USA) INC, OVINTIV MID CONTINENT INC
Neff 24-25-11 Alfalfa County, Oklahoma 56.9K BBL BCE-MACH LLC
Pear 2106 Garfield County, Oklahoma 322.2K BBL CHAPARRAL ENERGY LLC
Poteet Stephens County, Oklahoma 1.1M BBL CONTINENTAL RESOURCES INC
Harvester 11-25-12 Alfalfa County, Oklahoma 238.4K BBL BCE-MACH LLC, CHESAPEAKE OPERATING LLC
Harrison 18-25-15 Woods County, Oklahoma 81.8K BBL BCE-MACH LLC
Lorene Garfield County, Oklahoma 76.7K BBL SK PLYMOUTH LLC
Calmus Bia Blaine County, Oklahoma 774.9K BBL CIMAREX ENERGY CO
Bates 13-27-17 Woods County, Oklahoma 39.5K BBL BCE-MACH LLC
Walker Alfalfa County, Oklahoma 238.6K BBL AEXCO PETROLEUM INC
Deaner 2812 Alfalfa County, Oklahoma 611.6K BBL SANDRIDGE EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION LLC
B&J Hughes 34-26-11 Alfalfa County, Oklahoma 105.1K BBL BCE-MACH LLC, CHESAPEAKE OPERATING LLC

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