Lea County, NM Oil & Gas Activity

Lea County, NM ranks #1 in the state for BOE produced in the most recent month (May 2022). The information below is the summary of oil and gas data that goes back to 1973 and contains information on the 20,327 wells that have been drilled from Jul 1973 to May 2022.

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Lea County, NM
County Income: $171,232,033,691
National Energy Production Rank: #1

Lea County, NM Map of Current Permits and Wells

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Lea County, NM Frequently Asked Questions

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How does Lea County, NM rank in the nation for oil and gas production? Lea County, NM currently ranks #1 in the nation based on barrels of oil equivalent (BOE) production.
How many wells were drilled in Lea County, NM so far this year? Lea County, NM has had 20,327 wells drilled this year.
How many approved permits are there in Texas? There have been 2,081 permits approved in Lea County, NM.
What is the average boe produced by well in Lea County, NM? 3,104 BBLs of oil equivalent (BOE) is the average amount produced by a single well in Lea County, NM
How many active producers are there in Lea County, NM? There are currently 191 active producers in the county of Lea County, NM.
What is the average depth an oil or gas well is drilled in Lea County, NM? 9,594 feet is the average depth of a well in Lea County, NM.

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Lea County, NM Oil & Gas Activity Stats

Category Last Year Value Current Year Value YoY Trend YoY % Change
Total Wells 12,865 20,327 Up 58%
Total Producing Wells 12,111 12,478 Up 3.03%
Percentage of Wells Producing 94% 61% Up 53%
Active Producers 212 191 Down -10%
Total Permits 2,498 2,081 Down -17%
Average Well Depth 9,961 9,594 Down -4%
Average BOE per Well 1,816 2,069 Up 14%

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Lea County, NM Oil & Gas Production by Year

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Lea County, NM Oil & Gas Wells Completed by Year

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Lea County, NM Oil & Gas Permits by Year

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Top Producers by BOE Production in Lea County, NM

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Producer Name Location Production Date Oil Produced Gas Produced BOE Produced
APACHE CORPORATION Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 243.7K BBL 1.2M MCF 298.2K BOE
BTA OIL PRODUCERS, LLC Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 862.5K BBL 2.8M MCF 984.3K BOE
CENTENNIAL RESOURCE PRODUCTION, LLC Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 904.8K BBL 1.5M MCF 974.2K BOE
CHEVRON U S A INC Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 644.6K BBL 1.9M MCF 727.7K BOE
CIMAREX ENERGY CO. Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 646.9K BBL 1.9M MCF 733.1K BOE
CIMAREX ENERGY CO. OF COLORADO Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 208.6K BBL 537.4K MCF 231.9K BOE
COG OPERATING LLC Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 1.3M BBL 3.1M MCF 1.5M BOE
COG PRODUCTION, LLC Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 144.2K BBL 1.7M MCF 219.2K BOE
CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 312.4K BBL 1.6M MCF 382.4K BOE
DEVON ENERGY PRODUCTION COMPANY, LP Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 3.2M BBL 11.7M MCF 3.7M BOE
EOG RESOURCES INC Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 8.1M BBL 25M MCF 9.2M BOE
KAISER-FRANCIS OIL CO Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 337.5K BBL 1.1M MCF 389K BOE
LEGACY RESERVES OPERATING, LP Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 96.8K BBL 294.8K MCF 109.6K BOE
MACK ENERGY CORP Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 21.6K BBL 84.7K MCF 25.3K BOE
MARATHON OIL PERMIAN LLC Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 184.7K BBL 405.3K MCF 202.3K BOE
MATADOR PRODUCTION COMPANY Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 437K BBL 855.1K MCF 474.2K BOE
MEWBOURNE OIL CO Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 1.6M BBL 3.6M MCF 1.7M BOE
OCCIDENTAL PERMIAN LTD Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 427.3K BBL 959.2K MCF 469K BOE
OXY USA INC Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 502K BBL 1.7M MCF 576.5K BOE
OXY USA WTP LIMITED PARTNERSHIP Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 8 BBL 117 MCF 13 BOE
Spur Energy Partners LLC Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 36.4K BBL 261.7K MCF 47.7K BOE
TAP ROCK OPERATING, LLC Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 2M BBL 5.3M MCF 2.2M BOE
WPX Energy Permian, LLC Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 143 BBL 4K MCF 318 BOE
XTO ENERGY, INC Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 117.7K BBL 230K MCF 127.7K BOE
XTO PERMIAN OPERATING LLC. Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 63.8K BBL 150.9K MCF 70.3K BOE

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Lea County, NM Top Wells by BOE Production for May 2022

Well Name API # Well Location Reported Production Date BOE Produced
RIGHT MEOW 30 31 FEDERAL COM #712H 30-025-48451 Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 84.4K BOE
RIGHT MEOW 30 31 FEDERAL COM #711H 30-025-48450 Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 80.1K BOE
RUTHLESS 11 FEDERAL COM #506H 30-025-48877 Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 79.9K BOE
RIGHT MEOW 30 31 FEDERAL COM #622H 30-025-48449 Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 76.6K BOE
RESOLUTE 12 FEDERAL COM #503H 30-025-47598 Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 76.5K BOE
RUTHLESS 11 FEDERAL COM #508H 30-025-47721 Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 73.2K BOE
RESOLUTE 12 FEDERAL COM #505H 30-025-47600 Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 72.6K BOE
RIGHT MEOW 30 31 FEDERAL COM #621H 30-025-48448 Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 72.2K BOE
RED HILLS 32 5 FEDERAL COM #170H 30-025-49124 Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 71.5K BOE
PEGASUS 3 FEDERAL COM #507H 30-025-47248 Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 67.8K BOE
ALMOST EDDY 30 FEDERAL COM #705H 30-025-48872 Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 64K BOE
BROADSIDE 13 24 FEDERAL COM #003H 30-025-46519 Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 63.3K BOE
RUTHLESS 11 FEDERAL COM #507H 30-025-47720 Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 61.8K BOE
PEGASUS 3 FEDERAL COM #586H 30-025-47257 Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 61.7K BOE
RED HILLS WEST 22 W0BO FEDERAL COM #002H 30-025-49213 Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 59.6K BOE
PROMETHEUS STATE COM #205H 30-025-48740 Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 58.8K BOE
MARWARI 21 16 STATE FEDERAL COM #622H 30-025-48584 Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 56.3K BOE
WILD SALSA FEDERAL COM #096H 30-025-47634 Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 55.8K BOE
MARWARI 21 16 STATE FEDERAL COM #623H 30-025-48585 Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 55.3K BOE
WILD SALSA FEDERAL COM #094H 30-025-47635 Lea County, New Mexico May 2022 52.7K BOE
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Lea County, NM Township-Ranges

County Township-Range Producers Oil Produced Monthly Gas Produced Monthly BOE Produced Daily Production Date
Lea County 12S-37E 12 9.6M BBL 4M MCF 344.3K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 16S-36E 64 58.4M BBL 109M MCF 2.5M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 17S-31E 5 159.7K BBL 112.5K MCF 5.9K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 19S-35E 110 61.5M BBL 53.2M MCF 2.3M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 22S-35E 82 29.3M BBL 76.1M MCF 1.3M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 22S-36E 200 57.4M BBL 654.1M MCF 5.5M BOE Jul 2022
Lea County 25S-37E 165 42.6M BBL 378.6M MCF 3.5M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 9S-32E 33 5.1M BBL 26.2M MCF 318K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 9S-33E 105 26.4M BBL 32.8M MCF 1M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 9S-34E 15 4.5M BBL 13.8M MCF 228.2K BOE May 2022
Lea County 9S-35E 20 23M BBL 29.8M MCF 932.7K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 9S-36E 25 56.9M BBL 22.9M MCF 2M BOE May 2022
Lea County 9S-37E 54 8.5M BBL 27.7M MCF 440.1K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 9S-38E 40 2.5M BBL 22.4M MCF 210.6K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 10S-32E 45 14.9M BBL 44.2M MCF 745.5K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 10S-33E 24 5.4M BBL 25M MCF 319.9K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 10S-34E 64 7.4M BBL 93.6M MCF 767K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 10S-36E 21 3.6M BBL 2.5M MCF 133.9K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 10S-37E 28 4.1M BBL 1M MCF 142.7K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 11S-32E 13 2.6M BBL 8.8M MCF 135.8K BOE May 2022
Lea County 11S-33E 128 37.7M BBL 158.9M MCF 2.1M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 11S-34E 68 3.4M BBL 128.8M MCF 830.1K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 11S-35E 20 735.6K BBL 12.8M MCF 95.8K BOE May 2022
Lea County 12S-32E 15 31.8M BBL 27.8M MCF 1.2M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 12S-33E 42 25.3M BBL 51.1M MCF 1.1M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 12S-34E 56 10.5M BBL 79.5M MCF 794.5K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 12S-35E 16 255.9K BBL 15.7M MCF 95.7K BOE May 2022
Lea County 12S-38E 40 15.8M BBL 15.7M MCF 615K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 13S-32E 29 17.2M BBL 44.2M MCF 820.6K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 13S-33E 20 6.5M BBL 13.7M MCF 294.2K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 13S-34E 12 379.5K BBL 3.3M MCF 31.4K BOE May 2022
Lea County 13S-35E 4 222.5K BBL 17.8M MCF 106.7K BOE May 2022
Lea County 13S-36E 8 1M BBL 3.5M MCF 56.4K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 13S-37E 4 2.5M BBL 2.4M MCF 97.9K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 13S-38E 48 18.5M BBL 15.3M MCF 704.2K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 14S-32E 24 6.9M BBL 10.3M MCF 289.5K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 14S-33E 28 18.6M BBL 44.1M MCF 866.6K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 14S-34E 28 7.8M BBL 16.8M MCF 355.4K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 14S-35E 16 1.4M BBL 13.5M MCF 122.1K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 14S-36E 12 884.9K BBL 19M MCF 135.2K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 14S-37E 60 113.5M BBL 69.3M MCF 4.1M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 14S-38E 24 7.7M BBL 10.6M MCF 315.9K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 15S-32E 42 8.7M BBL 54.1M MCF 594.2K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 15S-33E 23 44.1M BBL 26.7M MCF 1.6M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 15S-34E 32 3.5M BBL 49.2M MCF 390.5K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 15S-35E 52 30.9M BBL 157.2M MCF 1.9M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 15S-36E 28 5.1M BBL 30.1M MCF 340.4K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 15S-37E 48 93.6M BBL 69.5M MCF 3.5M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 15S-38E 8 2.6M BBL 1.9M MCF 98.7K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 16S-32E 65 14M BBL 40M MCF 691.4K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 16S-33E 38 21.1M BBL 101.9M MCF 1.2M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 16S-34E 73 35.4M BBL 299.4M MCF 2.8M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 16S-35E 190 35.7M BBL 405.7M MCF 3.4M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 16S-37E 69 41M BBL 52.5M MCF 1.6M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 16S-38E 40 6.1M BBL 6.3M MCF 241.7K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 16S-39E 4 1M BBL 1.5M MCF 42.7K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 17S-32E 266 247.8M BBL 517.5M MCF 11.1M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 17S-33E 200 67.3M BBL 96.7M MCF 2.7M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 17S-34E 193 257.4M BBL 766.5M MCF 12.8M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 17S-35E 162 283.4M BBL 1B MCF 15.3M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 17S-36E 54 49.6M BBL 24.5M MCF 1.7M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 17S-37E 28 26.9M BBL 48.6M MCF 1.1M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 17S-38E 11 5.2M BBL 2.2M MCF 189.3K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 17S-39E 3 4.5M BBL 2.6M MCF 167.3K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 18S-31E 4 1.1M BBL 813.4K MCF 43.8K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 18S-32E 269 109.1M BBL 284.5M MCF 5.2M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 18S-33E 180 71.7M BBL 232M MCF 3.6M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 18S-34E 155 172.1M BBL 309.8M MCF 7.4M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 18S-35E 126 176.2M BBL 296.6M MCF 7.5M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 18S-36E 30 2.7M BBL 11.2M MCF 153.7K BOE Jul 2022
Lea County 18S-37E 22 72.3M BBL 153.2M MCF 3.2M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 18S-38E 72 274.6M BBL 465.1M MCF 11.7M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 18S-39E 12 10.9M BBL 17.2M MCF 460K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 19S-32E 256 109.1M BBL 339.4M MCF 5.5M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 19S-33E 116 39.7M BBL 258.3M MCF 2.7M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 19S-34E 180 76.1M BBL 261.8M MCF 3.9M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 19S-36E 115 68M BBL 200.9M MCF 3.3M BOE Jul 2022
Lea County 19S-37E 134 80.1M BBL 335.1M MCF 4.5M BOE Jul 2022
Lea County 19S-38E 69 171M BBL 219.6M MCF 6.9M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 19S-39E 3 571.5K BBL 6.3M MCF 54.5K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 20N-34E 4 867.5K BBL 2.9M MCF 45.5K BOE May 2022
Lea County 20N-35E 4 321.1K BBL 364.1K MCF 12.7K BOE May 2022
Lea County 20S-32E 58 20.4M BBL 76.9M MCF 1.1M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 20S-33E 105 41.1M BBL 114M MCF 2M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 20S-34E 164 155.1M BBL 355.5M MCF 7.1M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 20S-35E 91 59.8M BBL 139.1M MCF 2.7M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 20S-36E 132 64.3M BBL 327.8M MCF 3.9M BOE Jul 2022
Lea County 20S-37E 270 114.5M BBL 819.1M MCF 8.3M BOE Jul 2022
Lea County 20S-38E 174 73.8M BBL 382.2M MCF 4.5M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 20S-39E 42 2.9M BBL 19M MCF 204.2K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 21S-32E 149 61.5M BBL 538.8M MCF 5M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 21S-33E 164 125.9M BBL 239.5M MCF 5.5M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 21S-34E 148 70.6M BBL 428.7M MCF 4.7M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 21S-35E 152 17.7M BBL 449M MCF 3M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 21S-36E 326 227.7M BBL 1.3B MCF 15M BOE Jul 2022
Lea County 21S-37E 307 204.1M BBL 2.2B MCF 19.5M BOE Jul 2022
Lea County 21S-38E 18 1.3M BBL 3.7M MCF 66.8K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 22S-32E 181 118.3M BBL 311.4M MCF 5.6M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 22S-33E 80 82.7M BBL 220M MCF 3.9M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 22S-34E 130 105.9M BBL 563.7M MCF 6.6M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 22S-37E 380 93.2M BBL 1.6B MCF 12.3M BOE Jul 2022
Lea County 22S-38E 61 14.2M BBL 237.1M MCF 1.7M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 23S-32E 233 197.5M BBL 698.9M MCF 10.4M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 23S-33E 151 192M BBL 692.3M MCF 10.2M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 23S-34E 164 135.6M BBL 478M MCF 7.1M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 23S-35E 61 26.8M BBL 49.7M MCF 1.1M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 23S-36E 136 19.4M BBL 496.8M MCF 3.4M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 23S-37E 157 62.4M BBL 317.6M MCF 3.8M BOE Jul 2022
Lea County 23S-38E 23 3M BBL 8.1M MCF 145.9K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 24N-32E 4 2M BBL 5.5M MCF 99.3K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 24S-32E 178 267.5M BBL 1B MCF 14.6M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 24S-33E 180 454.5M BBL 1.6B MCF 24.5M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 24S-34E 151 162.6M BBL 777.5M MCF 9.7M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 24S-35E 96 95.1M BBL 184.1M MCF 4.1M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 24S-36E 123 29.5M BBL 219.1M MCF 2.2M BOE Jul 2022
Lea County 24S-37E 241 54.2M BBL 419.1M MCF 4.1M BOE Jul 2022
Lea County 24S-38E 23 40.7M BBL 37M MCF 1.5M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 25S-32E 132 247.6M BBL 836.1M MCF 12.9M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 25S-33E 149 419.6M BBL 1.3B MCF 21.6M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 25S-34E 108 152.4M BBL 496.2M MCF 7.8M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 25S-35E 102 121.8M BBL 157.2M MCF 4.9M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 25S-36E 80 37.9M BBL 116.4M MCF 1.9M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 25S-38E 15 12.8M BBL 11.8M MCF 493.1K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 26S-32E 113 188.3M BBL 880.1M MCF 11.1M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 26S-33E 145 305.3M BBL 856.1M MCF 14.9M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 26S-34E 96 155.6M BBL 365.8M MCF 7.2M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 26S-35E 104 50.7M BBL 161.1M MCF 2.5M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 26S-36E 40 16.2M BBL 71.9M MCF 940.9K BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 26S-37E 106 69.3M BBL 214.8M MCF 3.5M BOE Jun 2022
Lea County 26S-38E 3 291.2K BBL 989.3K MCF 15.2K BOE May 2022