New Mexico Oil & Gas Activity

New Mexico statewide summary oil and gas data that goes back to 1973 and contains information on the 103,483 wells that have been drilled in the state since that time. New Mexico is ranked #4 in the US based on Barrels of Oil Equivalent (BOE) produced in Apr 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 Jul 1973 and go through Apr 2020.

New Mexico State Summary Stats

New Mexico Oil & Gas State Income: $366,086,351,609
National Energy Production Rank: #4

New Mexico Map of Current Permits and Wells

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New Mexico Frequently Asked Questions

Questions Answers
How does New Mexico rank in the nation for oil and gas production? New Mexico currently ranks #4 in the nation based on barrels of oil equivalent (BOE) production.
How many wells were drilled in New Mexico so far this year? New Mexico has had 103,483 wells drilled this year.
How many approved permits are there in Texas? There have been 1,806 permits approved in New Mexico.
What is the average boe produced by well in New Mexico? 1,279 BBLs of oil equivalent (BOE) is the average amount produced by a single well in New Mexico
How many active producers are there in New Mexico? There are currently 289 active producers in the state of New Mexico.
What is the average depth an oil or gas well is drilled in New Mexico? 5,568 feet is the average depth of a well in New Mexico.

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New Mexico Oil & Gas Activity Stats

Category Last Year Value Current Year Value YoY Trend YoY % Change
Total Wells 78,295 103,483 Up 32.17%
Total Producing Wells 47,750 41,578 Down -12.93%
Percentage of Wells Producing 61% 40% Down -34%
Active Producers 372 289 Down -22%
Total Permits 435 1,806 Up 315%
Average Well Depth 5,459 5,568 Up 2%
Average BOE per Well 1,043 1,279 Up 23%

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Other States By Production Rank

Rank State Most Recent Month Oil Produced Gas Produced
# 1 Texas Mar 2020 126.1M BBL 481.9M MCF
# 2 Pennsylvania Dec 2019 100.2K BBL 615.5M MCF
# 4 New Mexico Apr 2020 27.9M BBL 151.5M MCF
# 5 Colorado Mar 2020 15.4M BBL 206.9M MCF
# 6 North Dakota Apr 2020 35.3M BBL 81.2M MCF
# 7 Ohio Dec 2018 1.9M BBL 222.3M MCF
# 8 Louisiana Mar 2020 2.5M BBL 164.6M MCF
# 9 West Virginia Dec 2018 1.2M BBL 166.1M MCF
# 10 Wyoming Mar 2020 1.1M BBL 141.7M MCF
# 11 California Sep 2019 15.5M BBL 22.4M MCF
# 12 Oklahoma Dec 2019 2.3M BBL 61M MCF
# 13 Arkansas Nov 2019 280.7K BBL 42.4M MCF
# 14 Utah Jan 2020 3.4M BBL 23M MCF
# 15 Kansas Feb 2020 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 15 Mississippi Mar 2020 1.6M BBL 18.5M MCF
# 16 Montana Mar 2020 1.8M BBL 9.2M MCF
# 17 Alabama Feb 2020 395.7K BBL 7.1M MCF
# 18 Michigan Nov 2019 284K BBL 0 MCF

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Annual New Mexico Oil & Gas Production

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New Mexico Oil & Gas Wells Completed by Year

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New Mexico Oil & Gas Permits by Year

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Browse All Producing New Mexico Companies

Top Oil & Gas Producers by BOE in New Mexico

Producer Name Location Production Date Monthly BOE Produced Producing Wells Trailing 12 Month Permits
EOG RESOURCES INC Midland, TX Apr 2020 6.4M BBL 1,488 151
DEVON ENERGY PRODUCTION COMPANY, LP Oklahoma City, OK Apr 2020 6.1M BBL 1,056 51
COG OPERATING LLC Midland, TX Apr 2020 5.1M BBL 965 123
OXY USA INC Houston, TX Apr 2020 5M BBL 1,451 72
HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY Houston, TX Apr 2020 3.5M BBL 10,832 N/A
MEWBOURNE OIL CO Hobbs, NM Apr 2020 2.7M BBL 976 61
CHEVRON U S A INC Midland, TX Apr 2020 2.5M BBL 1,127 11
XTO ENERGY, INC Midland, TX Apr 2020 2.4M BBL 524 10
XTO PERMIAN OPERATING LLC. Midland, TX Apr 2020 1.7M BBL 299 6
MATADOR PRODUCTION COMPANY Dallas, TX Apr 2020 1.6M BBL 384 76
CIMAREX ENERGY CO. Midland, TX Apr 2020 1.6M BBL 217 17
OCCIDENTAL PERMIAN LTD Houston, TX Apr 2020 1.3M BBL 284 5
APACHE CORPORATION Midland, TX Apr 2020 1.1M BBL 2,286 52
MARATHON OIL PERMIAN LLC Houston, TX Apr 2020 1.1M BBL 236 95
BP AMERICA PRODUCTION COMPANY Durango, CO Apr 2020 919.3K BBL 2,264 N/A
COG PRODUCTION, LLC Midland, TX Apr 2020 815.5K BBL 140 2
CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY Houston, TX Apr 2020 802.6K BBL 827 2
BTA OIL PRODUCERS, LLC Midland, TX Apr 2020 781.6K BBL 143 N/A
CENTENNIAL RESOURCE PRODUCTION, LLC Denver, CO Apr 2020 631.1K BBL 81 85
ENDURING RESOURCES, LLC Denver, CO Apr 2020 460.9K BBL 804 N/A
OXY USA WTP LIMITED PARTNERSHIP Houston, TX Apr 2020 456.2K BBL 379 25
DJR OPERATING, LLC Aztec, NM Apr 2020 421.3K BBL 538 N/A
SOUTHLAND ROYALTY COMPANY LLC Fort Worth, TX Apr 2020 385.2K BBL 919 N/A
CIMAREX ENERGY CO. OF COLORADO Midland, TX Apr 2020 378.5K BBL 353 2
WPX Energy Permian, LLC Tulsa, OK Apr 2020 372.8K BBL 171 1

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New Mexico Top Lease Properties by BOE

Lease Property State County Cumulative BOE Producer Name(s)
Avogato 30 31 State Com New Mexico Lea County 2.6M BBL OXY USA INC
Mesa Verde Wolfcamp Unit New Mexico Lea County 1.5M BBL OXY USA INC
Wild Weasel 22 Federal Com New Mexico Lea County 1.1M BBL EOG RESOURCES INC
Bandit 29 State Com New Mexico Lea County 1.1M BBL EOG RESOURCES INC
Dillon 31 Federal Com New Mexico Lea County 924.3K BBL EOG RESOURCES INC
Ghost Rider 22 15 Federal Com New Mexico Lea County 901.2K BBL APACHE CORPORATION
Green Wave 20 17 Federal New Mexico Lea County 772.9K BBL DEVON ENERGY PRODUCTION COMPANY, LP
Baseball Cap Federal Com New Mexico Lea County 768.2K BBL COG OPERATING LLC
Red Raider 25 State New Mexico Lea County 693.3K BBL EOG RESOURCES INC
Howotizer Federal Com New Mexico Eddy County 661K BBL COG OPERATING LLC
Airstream 24 State Com New Mexico Lea County 594.6K BBL CENTENNIAL RESOURCE PRODUCTION, LLC
Durango 2 State New Mexico Lea County 540.3K BBL EOG RESOURCES INC
Colgrove 35 Federal Com New Mexico Lea County 508.6K BBL EOG RESOURCES INC
Fluffy Cat 16 21 State Federal Com New Mexico Lea County 470.1K BBL DEVON ENERGY PRODUCTION COMPANY, LP
Python 36 State New Mexico Lea County 462.1K BBL EOG RESOURCES INC
Quijote 2 State Com New Mexico Lea County 436K BBL EOG RESOURCES INC
Dagger State Com New Mexico Lea County 433.2K BBL ADVANCE ENERGY PARTNERS HAT MESA, LLC
Tomb Raider 1 12 Federal New Mexico Eddy County 428K BBL DEVON ENERGY PRODUCTION COMPANY, LP
Myox 30 State Com New Mexico Eddy County 407.6K BBL COG OPERATING LLC
Python 36 State Com New Mexico Lea County 371.5K BBL EOG RESOURCES INC
Jeff Hart State Com New Mexico Lea County 314.9K BBL MATADOR PRODUCTION COMPANY
Paduca 7 6 W1ha Federal New Mexico Lea County 305.6K BBL MEWBOURNE OIL CO
Green Drake 16 Federal Com New Mexico Lea County 298.9K BBL EOG RESOURCES INC
Paduca 7 6 W1gb Federal New Mexico Lea County 293.5K BBL MEWBOURNE OIL CO
Dagger 5 State Com New Mexico Lea County 272.7K BBL ADVANCE ENERGY PARTNERS HAT MESA, LLC

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New Mexico Counties By Production

County National Rank State Rank Production Value Producers Production Date Oil Produced Monthly Gas Produced Monthly BOE Produced Daily
Chaves County, NM #281 #9 $5,626,231,370 38 Apr 2020 102.9K BBL 453.5K MCF 5.9K BOE
Colfax County, NM #257 #8 $1,818,216,837 1 Apr 2020 0 BBL 1.2M MCF 7K BOE
Eddy County, NM #8 #2 $102,702,710,785 108 Apr 2020 11.2M BBL 56.4M MCF 687.1K BOE
Harding County, NM #171 #6 $3,880,782,756 2 Apr 2020 0 BBL 3M MCF 16.7K BOE
Lea County, NM #4 #1 $134,423,731,066 184 Apr 2020 15.9M BBL 51.5M MCF 816.9K BOE
McKinley County, NM #702 #11 $274,477,724 1 Apr 2020 291 BBL 5.8K MCF 42.3 BOE
Rio Arriba County, NM #76 #4 $38,111,055,595 39 Apr 2020 74.2K BBL 12.7M MCF 73.4K BOE
Roosevelt County, NM #420 #10 $1,521,696,980 28 Apr 2020 33.6K BBL 82.9K MCF 1.5K BOE
Sandoval County, NM #218 #7 $1,294,277,936 15 Apr 2020 180.7K BBL 770.8K MCF 10.3K BOE
San Juan County, NM #51 #3 $66,901,851,401 50 Apr 2020 393.4K BBL 22M MCF 135.7K BOE
Union County, NM #166 #5 $8,362,719,189 1 Apr 2020 0 BBL 3.1M MCF 17.3K BOE

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