New Mexico Oil & Gas Activity

New Mexico statewide summary oil and gas data that goes back to 1973 and contains information on the 105,459 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 Dec 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 Dec 2020.

New Mexico State Summary Stats

New Mexico Oil & Gas State Income: $356,021,345,875
National Energy Production Rank: #4

New Mexico Map of Current Permits and Wells

Approved Permit
Oil Well
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Other

Tier 1 Acreage
Tier 2 Acreage
Tier 3 Acreage
Fringe Acreage

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New Mexico Frequently Asked Questions

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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 105,459 wells drilled this year.
How many approved permits are there in New Mexico? There have been 1,557 permits approved in New Mexico.
What is the average boe produced by well in New Mexico? 1,346 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 286 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 104,646 105,459 Up 0.78%
Total Producing Wells 47,353 43,480 Down -8.18%
Percentage of Wells Producing 45% 41% Down -9%
Active Producers 371 286 Down -23%
Total Permits 1,541 1,557 Up 1%
Average Well Depth 5,568 5,568 Flat 0%
Average BOE per Well 1,208 1,346 Up 11%

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Other States By Production Rank

Rank State Most Recent Month Oil Produced Gas Produced
# 1 Texas Nov 2020 107.2M BBL 410.5M MCF
# 3 Louisiana Nov 2020 3.8M BBL 369.6M MCF
# 4 New Mexico Dec 2020 30.7M BBL 166.5M MCF
# 5 North Dakota Dec 2020 36.4M BBL 76.4M MCF
# 6 Oklahoma Aug 2020 11.5M BBL 186M MCF
# 7 Colorado Nov 2020 12.1M BBL 180.9M MCF
# 8 West Virginia Dec 2018 1.2M BBL 166.1M MCF
# 9 Wyoming Nov 2020 6M BBL 59.2M MCF
# 10 Ohio Dec 2018 987.7K BBL 87M MCF
# 11 California May 2020 11.4M BBL 16M MCF
# 12 Arkansas Jun 2020 221.5K BBL 39.4M MCF
# 13 Mississippi Nov 2020 1.2M BBL 15M MCF
# 14 Utah Aug 2020 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 14 Kansas Oct 2020 2M BBL 9.8M MCF
# 15 Montana Oct 2020 1.5M BBL 9.1M MCF
# 16 Alabama Sep 2020 366.6K BBL 6.8M MCF
# 17 Michigan Jun 2020 225.4K BBL 5.6M MCF
# 18 Pennsylvania Dec 2020 0 BBL 32 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 Dec 2020 9M BBL 1,487 143
DEVON ENERGY PRODUCTION COMPANY, LP Oklahoma City, OK Dec 2020 6.9M BBL 1,023 98
COG OPERATING LLC Midland, TX Dec 2020 5.1M BBL 978 91
OXY USA INC Houston, TX Dec 2020 4.3M BBL 1,469 6
MEWBOURNE OIL CO Hobbs, NM Dec 2020 4.1M BBL 1,025 72
HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY Houston, TX Dec 2020 3.4M BBL 10,835 N/A
XTO PERMIAN OPERATING LLC. Midland, TX Dec 2020 2.5M BBL 323 N/A
CHEVRON U S A INC Midland, TX Dec 2020 2.2M BBL 840 15
XTO ENERGY, INC Midland, TX Dec 2020 2.2M BBL 553 6
MATADOR PRODUCTION COMPANY Dallas, TX Dec 2020 1.4M BBL 373 21
BTA OIL PRODUCERS, LLC Midland, TX Dec 2020 1.3M BBL 168 6
CIMAREX ENERGY CO. Midland, TX Dec 2020 1.2M BBL 227 10
TAP ROCK OPERATING, LLC Golden, CO Dec 2020 1.2M BBL 104 81
APACHE CORPORATION Midland, TX Dec 2020 959K BBL 2,145 16
Spur Energy Partners LLC Houston, TX Dec 2020 852.4K BBL 2,378 59
COG PRODUCTION, LLC Midland, TX Dec 2020 807.4K BBL 136 N/A
MARATHON OIL PERMIAN LLC Houston, TX Dec 2020 675.5K BBL 225 18
CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY Houston, TX Dec 2020 656.8K BBL 792 2
OCCIDENTAL PERMIAN LTD Houston, TX Dec 2020 602.2K BBL 283 6
CENTENNIAL RESOURCE PRODUCTION, LLC Denver, CO Dec 2020 510.1K BBL 73 125
ENDURING RESOURCES, LLC Denver, CO Dec 2020 475.2K BBL 743 N/A
KAISER-FRANCIS OIL CO Tulsa, Ok, OK Dec 2020 461.3K BBL 48 36
LOGOS OPERATING, LLC Farmington, NM Dec 2020 400.5K BBL 1,089 N/A
DJR OPERATING, LLC Aztec, NM Dec 2020 361.2K BBL 254 N/A
CIMAREX ENERGY CO. OF COLORADO Midland, TX Dec 2020 338.8K BBL 284 4

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New Mexico Top Lease Properties by BOE

Lease Property State County Cumulative BOE Producer Name(s)
North Hobbs G/sa Unit New Mexico Lea County 119.6M BBL CHI OPERATING INC,OCCIDENTAL PERMIAN LTD,P INC
Empire Abo Unit New Mexico Eddy County 75.4M BBL APACHE CORPORATION,ARCO PERMIAN,BP AMERICA PRODUCTION COMPANY,SDX RESOURCES INC,Spur Energy Partners LLC
San Juan 30 6 Unit New Mexico Rio Arriba County 69.7M BBL GAS COMPANY LP,HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY
East Vacuum (gsa) Unit New Mexico Lea County 61.3M BBL CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY,PHILLIPS PETROLEUM CO
Eunice Monument South Unit New Mexico Lea County 60.8M BBL CHEVRON U S A INC,GAS INC,XTO ENERGY, INC
South Hobbs G/sa Unit New Mexico Lea County 58.4M BBL BP AMERICA PRODUCTION COMPANY,OCCIDENTAL PERMIAN LTD
Central Vacuum Unit New Mexico Lea County 52M BBL CHEVRON U S A INC,PRODUCTION INC
Bravo Dome Carbon Dioxide Gas Unit New Mexico Harding County 41.3M BBL BP AMERICA PRODUCTION COMPANY,OXY USA INC
Burch Keely Unit New Mexico Eddy County 38.7M BBL COG OPERATING LLC,MARBOB ENERGY CORP,Spur Energy Partners LLC
North Monument G/sa Unit New Mexico Lea County 36.8M BBL APACHE CORPORATION,HESS CORPORATION
San Juan 32 9 Unit New Mexico San Juan County 36.3M BBL GAS COMPANY LP,HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY
San Juan 32 8 Unit New Mexico San Juan County 33.7M BBL CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY,HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY,PHILLIPS PETROLEUM CO NW
Northeast Drinkard Unit New Mexico Lea County 31.2M BBL APACHE CORPORATION,EXXON MOBIL CORPORATION,OCCIDENTAL PERMIAN LTD,P INC
Poker Lake Unit New Mexico Eddy County 30.7M BBL BEPCO, LP,BOPCO, L.P.,HARVARD PETROLEUM COMPANY, LLC,MAVERICK OPERATING, LLC,XTO PERMIAN OPERATING LLC.
San Juan 29 6 Unit New Mexico Rio Arriba County 29.4M BBL CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY,HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY,PHILLIPS PETROLEUM CO NW
Vacuum Grayburg San Andres Unit New Mexico Lea County 28.6M BBL CHEVRON U S A INC,PRODUCTION INC
Rosa Unit New Mexico Rio Arriba County 27.2M BBL LOGOS OPERATING, LLC,NORTHWEST PIPELINE COMPANY,WPX ENERGY PRODUCTION, LLC
North Vacuum Abo Unit New Mexico Lea County 24.5M BBL CROSS TIMBERS ENERGY, LLC,NEW MEXICO
San Juan 30 5 Unit New Mexico Rio Arriba County 23.6M BBL CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY,HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY,PHILLIPS PETROLEUM CO NW
Mca Unit New Mexico Lea County 21.9M BBL CONOCO INC,CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY
San Juan 29 7 Unit New Mexico Rio Arriba County 21.8M BBL GAS COMPANY LP,HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY
San Juan 32 7 Unit New Mexico San Juan County 21.2M BBL CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY,HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY,PHILLIPS PETROLEUM CO NW
Vacuum Abo Unit New Mexico Lea County 19.6M BBL CHEVRON U S A INC,CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY,PHILLIPS PETROLEUM CO
Allison Unit New Mexico San Juan County 19.3M BBL GAS COMPANY LP,HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY
Cotton Draw Unit New Mexico Eddy County 18.5M BBL DEVON ENERGY PRODUCTION COMPANY, LP,PRODUCTION INC

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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 #246 #9 $236,435,699 42 Dec 2020 89.6K BBL 608.9K MCF 6.3K BOE
Colfax County, NM #235 #8 $47,822,805 1 Dec 2020 0 BBL 1.2M MCF 6.9K BOE
Eddy County, NM #8 #2 $110,032,948,194 117 Dec 2020 11.9M BBL 62.9M MCF 748.4K BOE
Harding County, NM #162 #5 $3,963,100,587 2 Dec 2020 0 BBL 3M MCF 17.1K BOE
Lea County, NM #3 #1 $141,398,667,743 179 Dec 2020 18M BBL 56.1M MCF 914.5K BOE
McKinley County, NM #754 #11 $275,772,466 3 Dec 2020 769 BBL 5.3K MCF 55.27 BOE
Rio Arriba County, NM #69 #4 $33,197,115,225 34 Dec 2020 65.9K BBL 13.1M MCF 75.1K BOE
Roosevelt County, NM #421 #10 $493,962,023 27 Dec 2020 32.1K BBL 102.7K MCF 1.6K BOE
Sandoval County, NM #194 #7 $1,393,680,609 16 Dec 2020 180.7K BBL 754.1K MCF 10.2K BOE
San Juan County, NM #41 #3 $63,126,809,502 44 Dec 2020 342.1K BBL 25.8M MCF 155K BOE
Union County, NM #172 #6 $121,768,569 1 Dec 2020 0 BBL 2.6M MCF 14.5K BOE

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