New Mexico Oil & Gas Activity

New Mexico statewide summary oil and gas data that goes back to 1973 and contains information on the 110,379 wells that have been drilled in the state since that time. New Mexico is ranked #2 in the US based on Barrels of Oil Equivalent (BOE) produced in Nov 2022. 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 2022.

New Mexico State Summary Stats

New Mexico Oil & Gas State Income: $441,138,196,578
National Energy Production Rank: #2

New Mexico Map of Current Permits and Wells

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Oil Well
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Tier 1 Acreage
Tier 2 Acreage
Tier 3 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 #2 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 110,379 wells drilled this year.
How many approved permits are there in New Mexico? There have been 13,711 permits approved in New Mexico.
What is the average boe produced by well in New Mexico? 1,788 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 277 active producers in the state of New Mexico.
What is the average depth an oil or gas well is drilled in New Mexico? 6,702 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 109,213 110,379 Up 1.07%
Total Producing Wells 46,939 47,230 Up 0.62%
Percentage of Wells Producing 43% 43% Up 0%
Active Producers 345 277 Down -20%
Total Permits 5,680 13,711 Up 141%
Average Well Depth 6,678 6,702 Up 0%
Average BOE per Well 1,593 1,788 Up 12%

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Other States By Production Rank

Rank State Most Recent Month Oil Produced Gas Produced
# 1 Texas Oct 2022 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 1 Oklahoma Jul 2022 20.4M BBL 430M MCF
# 2 Pennsylvania Dec 2022 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 2 New Mexico Nov 2022 47.3M BBL 222.6M MCF
# 3 North Dakota Nov 2022 36M BBL 101.1M MCF
# 4 Colorado Oct 2022 13.5M BBL 185.1M MCF
# 5 Louisiana Oct 2022 2M BBL 158.5M MCF
# 5 Ohio Dec 2018 2.1M BBL 224.6M MCF
# 6 Wyoming Oct 2022 8.2M BBL 70.3M MCF
# 7 Utah Aug 2022 4.1M BBL 23.6M MCF
# 8 Arkansas Jul 2021 265.6K BBL 38.8M MCF
# 9 Mississippi Oct 2022 1.2M BBL 19M MCF
# 10 California Apr 2022 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 10 Montana Jun 2022 1.6M BBL 9.3M MCF
# 11 Kansas Sep 2022 0 BBL 8.7M MCF
# 12 Alabama Aug 2022 367.6K BBL 6.2M MCF
# 13 West Virginia Dec 2018 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 17 Michigan Mar 2022 0 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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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 Nov 2022 13.2M BBL 1,732 574
DEVON ENERGY PRODUCTION COMPANY, LP Oklahoma City, OK Nov 2022 8.3M BBL 1,138 200
MEWBOURNE OIL CO Hobbs, NM Nov 2022 8.2M BBL 1,333 445
XTO PERMIAN OPERATING LLC. Midland, TX Nov 2022 6.6M BBL 515 140
OXY USA INC Houston, TX Nov 2022 4.8M BBL 1,474 106
COG OPERATING LLC Midland, TX Nov 2022 4.6M BBL 984 104
MATADOR PRODUCTION COMPANY Dallas, TX Nov 2022 3.7M BBL 528 70
TAP ROCK OPERATING, LLC Golden, CO Nov 2022 3.6M BBL 315 365
HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY Houston, TX Nov 2022 3.1M BBL 10,950 29
CHEVRON U S A INC Midland, TX Nov 2022 2.6M BBL 379 157
XTO ENERGY, INC Midland, TX Nov 2022 1.8M BBL 262 151
CIMAREX ENERGY CO. Midland, TX Nov 2022 1.6M BBL 246 107
BTA OIL PRODUCERS, LLC Midland, TX Nov 2022 1.5M BBL 241 68
Franklin Mountain Energy LLC Denver, CO Nov 2022 1.5M BBL 64 133
Spur Energy Partners LLC Houston, TX Nov 2022 1.1M BBL 2,592 203
GAS NORTHERN DELAWARE, LLC Oklahoma City, OK Nov 2022 1.1M BBL 47 101
Permian Resources Operating, LLC Denver, CO Nov 2022 1.1M BBL 142 142
CIMAREX ENERGY CO. OF COLORADO Midland, TX Nov 2022 1M BBL 298 53
Gas Production, LLC Fort Worth, TX Nov 2022 795.9K BBL 43 15
SIMCOE LLC Durango, CO Nov 2022 790.6K BBL 2,243 11
APACHE CORPORATION Midland, TX Nov 2022 752K BBL 1,974 46
DJR OPERATING, LLC Aztec, NM Nov 2022 722.1K BBL 374 88
ADVANCE ENERGY PARTNERS HAT MESA, LLC Houston, TX Nov 2022 711.5K BBL 111 130
OCCIDENTAL PERMIAN LTD Houston, TX Nov 2022 709.4K BBL 267 31
MorningStar Operating LLC Fort Worth, TX Nov 2022 708.1K BBL 1,146 12

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New Mexico Top Lease Properties by BOE

Lease Property State County Cumulative BOE Producer Name(s)

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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 #93 #8 $567,214,258 40 Nov 2022 142.4K BBL 876.6K MCF 9.6K BOE
Colfax County, NM #110 #9 $207,308,533 1 Nov 2022 0 BBL 1.1M MCF 6.3K BOE
Eddy County, NM #2 #2 $145,392,702,163 117 Nov 2022 19.6M BBL 103M MCF 1.2M BOE
Harding County, NM #72 #5 $4,317,798,412 2 Nov 2022 0 BBL 2.7M MCF 15K BOE
Lea County, NM #1 #1 $184,894,010,494 174 Nov 2022 26.5M BBL 77M MCF 1.3M BOE
McKinley County, NM #308 #11 $279,558,111 2 Nov 2022 779 BBL 3.5K MCF 45.93 BOE
Rio Arriba County, NM #31 #4 $34,550,848,764 31 Nov 2022 61K BBL 13.6M MCF 77.8K BOE
Roosevelt County, NM #154 #10 $564,518,604 21 Nov 2022 32.3K BBL 95.5K MCF 1.6K BOE
Sandoval County, NM #85 #7 $1,782,395,309 17 Nov 2022 209.8K BBL 922.7K MCF 12.1K BOE
San Juan County, NM #20 #3 $65,780,836,546 44 Nov 2022 748.7K BBL 20.7M MCF 140.1K BOE
Union County, NM #77 #6 $481,026,540 1 Nov 2022 0 BBL 2.4M MCF 13.8K BOE

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