North Dakota Oil & Gas Activity

North Dakota statewide summary oil and gas data that goes back to 1951 and contains information on the 39,888 wells that have been drilled in the state since that time. North Dakota is ranked #5 in the US based on Barrels of Oil Equivalent (BOE) produced in Jul 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 Apr 1951 and go through Jul 2022.

North Dakota State Summary Stats

North Dakota Oil & Gas State Income: $439,171,882,229
National Energy Production Rank: #5

North Dakota Map of Current Permits and Wells

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Tier 1 Acreage
Tier 2 Acreage
Tier 3 Acreage
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North Dakota Frequently Asked Questions

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How does North Dakota rank in the nation for oil and gas production? North Dakota currently ranks #5 in the nation based on barrels of oil equivalent (BOE) production.
How many wells were drilled in North Dakota so far this year? North Dakota has had 39,888 wells drilled this year.
How many approved permits are there in North Dakota? There have been 134 permits approved in North Dakota.
What is the average boe produced by well in North Dakota? 2,600 BBLs of oil equivalent (BOE) is the average amount produced by a single well in North Dakota
How many active producers are there in North Dakota? There are currently 113 active producers in the state of North Dakota.
What is the average depth an oil or gas well is drilled in North Dakota? 14,333 feet is the average depth of a well in North Dakota.

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North Dakota Oil & Gas Activity Stats

Category Last Year Value Current Year Value YoY Trend YoY % Change
Total Wells 39,168 39,888 Up 1.84%
Total Producing Wells 18,991 19,134 Up 0.75%
Percentage of Wells Producing 48% 48% Up -1%
Active Producers 126 113 Down -10%
Total Permits 536 134 Down -75%
Average Well Depth 14,212 14,333 Up 1%
Average BOE per Well 2,824 2,600 Down -8%

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Other States By Production Rank

Rank State Most Recent Month Oil Produced Gas Produced
# 1 Texas Jun 2022 110.4M BBL 480.9M MCF
# 2 Pennsylvania Dec 2021 77.7K BBL 679.1M MCF
# 3 New Mexico Jul 2022 46.7M BBL 217.3M MCF
# 4 Louisiana Jun 2022 3.1M BBL 316M MCF
# 5 North Dakota Jul 2022 35.4M BBL 85.9M MCF
# 6 Oklahoma Mar 2022 12.4M BBL 221M MCF
# 7 Colorado Jun 2022 12.8M BBL 172M MCF
# 8 West Virginia Dec 2018 1.2M BBL 166.1M MCF
# 9 Ohio Dec 2018 998.5K BBL 88.2M MCF
# 10 California Dec 2021 0 BBL 0 MCF
# 10 Wyoming Jun 2022 5.9M BBL 56.3M MCF
# 11 Utah Apr 2022 3.4M BBL 21.2M MCF
# 12 Arkansas Jul 2021 265.6K BBL 38.8M MCF
# 13 Mississippi Jun 2022 1.2M BBL 18M MCF
# 14 Montana Mar 2022 1.5M BBL 9.3M MCF
# 15 Kansas May 2022 0 BBL 9.6M MCF
# 16 Alabama Feb 2022 372.5K BBL 5.4M MCF
# 17 Michigan Jan 2022 0 BBL 0 MCF

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Annual North Dakota Oil & Gas Production

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North Dakota Oil & Gas Wells Completed by Year

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North Dakota Oil & Gas Permits by Year

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Browse All Producing North Dakota Companies

Top Oil & Gas Producers by BOE in North Dakota

Producer Name Location Production Date Monthly BOE Produced Producing Wells Trailing 12 Month Permits
CONTINENTAL RESOURCES, INC. City, OK Jul 2022 9.7M BBL 2,166 N/A
MARATHON OIL COMPANY Houston, TX Jul 2022 3.8M BBL 920 N/A
WHITING OIL AND GAS CORPORATION N/A Jul 2022 3.7M BBL 1,865 N/A
BURLINGTON RESOURCES OIL & GAS COMPANY LP N/A Jul 2022 3.7M BBL 847 N/A
OASIS PETROLEUM NORTH AMERICA LLC Houston, TX Jul 2022 3.3M BBL 1,494 N/A
XTO ENERGY INC N/A Jul 2022 3.2M BBL 1,045 N/A
SLAWSON EXPLORATION COMPANY, INC. Wichita, KS Jul 2022 2.8M BBL 457 N/A
HESS BAKKEN INVESTMENTS II, LLC Houston, TX Jul 2022 2.7M BBL 1,641 N/A
GRAYSON MILL OPERATING, LLC N/A Jul 2022 2.7M BBL 738 N/A
ENERPLUS RESOURCES USA CORPORATION N/A Jul 2022 2.2M BBL 857 N/A
WPX ENERGY WILLISTON, LLC Tulsa, OK Jul 2022 2.1M BBL 480 N/A
PETRO-HUNT, L.L.C. N/A Jul 2022 1.2M BBL 603 N/A
OVINTIV USA INC. N/A Jul 2022 1.2M BBL 336 N/A
EOG RESOURCES, INC. Houston, TX Jul 2022 1.1M BBL 760 N/A
CRESCENT POINT ENERGY U.S. CORP. N/A Jul 2022 714.9K BBL 168 N/A
KRAKEN OPERATING, LLC Houston, TX Jul 2022 497.4K BBL 225 N/A
RIMROCK OIL & GAS WILLISTON LLC Village, CO Jul 2022 404.4K BBL 180 N/A
ZAVANNA, LLC Denver, CO Jul 2022 393.9K BBL 150 N/A
SINCLAIR OIL & GAS COMPANY City, UT Jul 2022 360K BBL 78 N/A
Bowline Energy LLC N/A Jul 2022 345.6K BBL 193 N/A
HUNT OIL COMPANY Dallas, TX Jul 2022 303.8K BBL 154 N/A
PETROSHALE (US) INC. Denver, CO Jul 2022 250.4K BBL 50 N/A
LIME ROCK RESOURCES III-A, L.P. N/A Jul 2022 250K BBL 322 N/A
IRON OIL OPERATING, LLC Billings, MT Jul 2022 210.7K BBL 33 N/A
LIBERTY RESOURCES MANAGEMENT COMPANY, LLC Denver, CO Jul 2022 206.6K BBL 121 N/A

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Browse All Producing North Dakota Properties

North Dakota Top Lease Properties by BOE

Lease Property State County Cumulative BOE Producer Name(s)
Beaver Lodge-devonian Unit North Dakota Williams County 153.3M BBL AMERADA HESS CORPORATION,HESS BAKKEN INVESTMENTS II, LLC,HESS CORPORATION
Fort Berthold North Dakota Dunn County 121.9M BBL ENERPLUS RESOURCES USA CORPORATION
Newburg-spearfish-charles Unit North Dakota Bottineau County 101.7M BBL AMERADA HESS CORPORATION,COBRA OIL & GAS CORPORATION,ENDURO OPERATING, LLC,HESS CORPORATION
Chsu North Dakota Bowman County 88.3M BBL BURLINGTON RESOURCES OIL & GAS COMPANY LP,DENBURY ONSHORE, LLC
Fryburg-heath-madison Unit North Dakota Billings County 73.8M BBL AMERADA HESS CORPORATION,HESS BAKKEN INVESTMENTS II, LLC,HESS CORPORATION,SCOUT ENERGY MANAGEMENT LLC
Big Stick (madison) Unit North Dakota Billings County 59.5M BBL EXXON COMPANY, U.S.A.,WHITE ROCK OIL & GAS, LLC,WHITING OIL AND GAS CORPORATION,WHITING PETROLEUM CORPORATION
Beaver Lodge-madison Unit North Dakota Williams County 51.2M BBL AMERADA HESS CORPORATION,HESS BAKKEN INVESTMENTS II, LLC,HESS CORPORATION
Usa North Dakota McKenzie County 42.6M BBL ANR PRODUCTION COMPANY,CHEVRON USA, INC.,FOUNDATION ENERGY MANAGEMENT, LLC,GULF OIL CORP.,HEADINGTON OIL COMPANY LLC,MERIDIAN OIL, INC.,PARKWAY PETROLEUM, INC.,PETRO-HUNT, L.L.C.,PRIDE ENERGY, AN OKLAHOMA GENERAL PARTNERSHIP,SCOUT ENERGY MANAGEMENT LLC,SHELL OIL CO.,SLAWSON EXPLORATION COMPANY, INC.,WHITING OIL AND GAS CORPORATION,XTO ENERGY INC
Austin North Dakota Mountrail County 39.9M BBL EOG RESOURCES, INC.,HUNT OIL COMPANY
Fort Berthold North Dakota McKenzie County 38.3M BBL ENERPLUS RESOURCES USA CORPORATION
Blue Buttes-madison Unit North Dakota McKenzie County 35.8M BBL AMERADA HESS CORPORATION,HESS BAKKEN INVESTMENTS II, LLC,HESS CORPORATION,TEXACO EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION INC.
Wayzetta North Dakota Mountrail County 34.4M BBL EOG RESOURCES, INC.
Federal North Dakota Billings County 31.7M BBL AMOCO PRODUCTION CO.,ANR PRODUCTION COMPANY,APACHE CORPORATION,BASIC EARTH SCIENCE SYSTEMS, INC.,BURLINGTON RESOURCES OIL & GAS COMPANY,BURLINGTON RESOURCES OIL & GAS COMPANY LP,CENEX HARVEST STATES COOPERATIVES,CITATION OIL & GAS CORP.,DENBURY ONSHORE, LLC,FARMERS UNION CENTRAL EXCHANGE, INC.,FLORIDA EXPLORATION CO.,FLYING J OIL & GAS, INC.,FOUNDATION ENERGY MANAGEMENT, LLC,Grizzly Operating, LLC,KELLY OIL & GAS, INC.,KOCH INDUSTRIES, INC.,MEDORA MINERALS, LLC,MERIDIAN OIL, INC.,MERIDIAN OIL PRODUCTION, INC.,NANCE PETROLEUM CORPORATION,PATRICK PETROLEUM CO.,PETRO-HUNT, L.L.C.,Phoenix Petroleum, LLC,PUMA PETROLEUM CO.,SAMUEL GARY JR. & ASSOCIATES, INC.,SCOUT ENERGY MANAGEMENT LLC,SLAWSON EXPLORATION COMPANY, INC.,SM ENERGY COMPANY,TEXAS INTERNATIONAL OIL COMPANY, INC.,UNION TEXAS PETROLEUM CORP.,VANGUARD OPERATING LLC,WESTERN WELLSITE SERVICES, LLC,WESTPORT OIL & GAS CO., INC.,WESTPORT OIL & GAS COMPANY, L.P.,WHITE ROCK OIL & GAS, LLC,WHITING OIL AND GAS CORPORATION,XTO ENERGY INC
Charlson Madison North Unit North Dakota McKenzie County 31.6M BBL PETRO-HUNT, L.L.C.,TEXACO EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION INC.
Mha North Dakota Dunn County 31.3M BBL OASIS PETROLEUM NORTH AMERICA LLC
Tioga-madison Unit North Dakota Williams County 31M BBL AMERADA HESS CORPORATION,HESS BAKKEN INVESTMENTS II, LLC,HESS CORPORATION
Red Wing Creek Unit North Dakota McKenzie County 30.6M BBL TRUE OIL LLC
Rival-madison Unit North Dakota Burke County 28.7M BBL CAMWEST LIMITED PARTNERSHIP,D90 Energy, LLC,MCOR OIL & GAS CORP.,TAQA USA, INC.
Tioga-madison Unit North Dakota Mountrail County 28.3M BBL AMERADA HESS CORPORATION,HESS BAKKEN INVESTMENTS II, LLC,HESS CORPORATION
Clarks Creek North Dakota McKenzie County 27.7M BBL EOG RESOURCES, INC.
Dickinson-heath-sand Unit North Dakota Stark County 26.4M BBL C12 ENERGY: NORTH DAKOTA LLC,CLINE PRODUCTION COMPANY,CONOCO INC.,CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY,SCOUT ENERGY MANAGEMENT LLC
Parshall North Dakota Mountrail County 26M BBL EOG RESOURCES, INC.
Cedar Creek Unit 8b North Dakota Bowman County 23.2M BBL DENBURY ONSHORE, LLC,ENCORE OPERATING, L.P.,SHELL WESTERN E&P
Antelope-madison Unit North Dakota McKenzie County 22M BBL AMERADA HESS CORPORATION,HESS BAKKEN INVESTMENTS II, LLC,HESS CORPORATION
Van Hook North Dakota Mountrail County 21.3M BBL EOG RESOURCES, INC.,WHITING OIL AND GAS CORPORATION

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North Dakota Counties By Production

County National Rank State Rank Production Value Producers Production Date Oil Produced Monthly Gas Produced Monthly BOE Produced Daily
Billings County, ND #167 #7 $20,469,665,370 25 Jul 2022 283.7K BBL 310.6K MCF 11.1K BOE
Bottineau County, ND #245 #10 $10,417,055,651 21 Jul 2022 130.3K BBL 20.4K MCF 4.4K BOE
Bowman County, ND #159 #6 $16,123,002,398 10 Jul 2022 296.1K BBL 447.6K MCF 12.3K BOE
Burke County, ND #170 #8 $8,159,113,228 27 Jul 2022 237.7K BBL 473.6K MCF 10.5K BOE
Divide County, ND #128 #5 $10,029,835,403 28 Jul 2022 518.5K BBL 648.1K MCF 20.8K BOE
Dunn County, ND #15 #2 $73,336,292,628 28 Jul 2022 8.1M BBL 14.4M MCF 353.2K BOE
Golden Valley County, ND #329 #12 $1,841,594,169 11 Jul 2022 42.5K BBL 32.1K MCF 1.5K BOE
McHenry County, ND #539 #15 $110,544,252 3 Jul 2022 3.8K BBL 0 MCF 129.03 BOE
McKenzie County, ND #8 #1 $140,786,447,006 57 Jul 2022 12.4M BBL 45.3M MCF 667.1K BOE
McLean County, ND #322 #11 $857,247,177 6 Jul 2022 46.7K BBL 30.2K MCF 1.7K BOE
Mountrail County, ND #18 #3 $85,361,607,978 26 Jul 2022 7M BBL 10.8M MCF 293.9K BOE
Renville County, ND #330 #13 $3,775,805,327 13 Jul 2022 47K BBL 1.8K MCF 1.5K BOE
Slope County, ND #418 #14 $727,377,409 3 Jul 2022 19.4K BBL 6.5K MCF 685.47 BOE
Stark County, ND #202 #9 $8,866,399,677 15 Jul 2022 142.5K BBL 413K MCF 7K BOE
Ward County, ND #586 #16 $333,113,423 5 Jul 2022 1.5K BBL 385 MCF 53.4 BOE
Williams County, ND #19 #4 $73,456,991,690 35 Jul 2022 5.9M BBL 12.9M MCF 271.8K BOE

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