Ward County, ND Oil & Gas Activity

Ward County, ND ranks #16 in the state for BOE produced in the most recent month (Nov 2023). The information below is the summary of oil and gas data that goes back to 1957 and contains information on the 459 wells that have been drilled from Feb 1957 to Nov 2023.

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Ward County, ND
County Income: $337,563,542
National Energy Production Rank: #257

Ward County, ND Map of Current Permits and Wells

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Ward County, ND Frequently Asked Questions

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How does Ward County, ND rank in the nation for oil and gas production? Ward County, ND currently ranks #257 in the nation based on barrels of oil equivalent (BOE) production.
How many wells were drilled in Ward County, ND so far this year? Ward County, ND has had 459 wells drilled this year.
How many approved permits are there in Texas? There have been 0 permits approved in Ward County, ND.
What is the average boe produced by well in Ward County, ND? 174 BBLs of oil equivalent (BOE) is the average amount produced by a single well in Ward County, ND
How many active producers are there in Ward County, ND? There are currently 5 active producers in the county of Ward County, ND.
What is the average depth an oil or gas well is drilled in Ward County, ND? 6,509 feet is the average depth of a well in Ward County, ND.

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Ward County, ND Oil & Gas Activity Stats

Category Last Year Value Current Year Value YoY Trend YoY % Change
Total Wells 456 459 Up 0.66%
Total Producing Wells 9 9 Flat 0%
Percentage of Wells Producing 2% 2% Flat 1%
Active Producers 5 5 Flat 0%
Total Permits 0 0 Flat 0%
Average Well Depth 6,474 6,509 Up 1%
Average BOE per Well 182 157 Down -14%

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Ward County, ND Oil & Gas Production by Year

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Ward County, ND Oil & Gas Wells Completed by Year

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Ward County, ND Oil & Gas Permits by Year

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Top Producers by BOE Production in Ward County, ND

Browse All Producing Ward County Companies
Producer Name Location Production Date Oil Produced Gas Produced BOE Produced
FOUNDATION ENERGY MANAGEMENT, LLC Ward County, North Dakota Nov 2023 222 BBL 0 MCF 222 BOE
HESS BAKKEN INVESTMENTS II, LLC Ward County, North Dakota Nov 2023 675 BBL 476 MCF 700 BOE
MUREX PETROLEUM CORPORATION Ward County, North Dakota Nov 2023 0 BBL 0 MCF 0 BOE
RIM OPERATING, INC. Ward County, North Dakota Nov 2023 0 BBL 0 MCF 0 BOE
TITAN ENERGY, LLC Ward County, North Dakota Nov 2023 523 BBL 413 MCF 545 BOE

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Ward County, ND Top Wells by BOE Production for Nov 2023

Well Name API # Well Location Reported Production Date BOE Produced
IM-GRUBB-159-89- 0805H-1 33-101-00474 Ward County, North Dakota Nov 2023 700 BOE
SUNDSBAK 9-11 33-101-00363 Ward County, North Dakota Nov 2023 422 BOE
TVEDT 33-31 33-101-00357 Ward County, North Dakota Nov 2023 222 BOE
SUNDSBAK 7-11A 33-101-00387 Ward County, North Dakota Nov 2023 123 BOE
JOHNSON 4-24 33-101-00341 Ward County, North Dakota Nov 2023 0 BOE
SMESTAD 1-31 33-101-00377 Ward County, North Dakota Nov 2023 0 BOE
ARTHUR 1 33-101-00301 Ward County, North Dakota Nov 2023 0 BOE
SUNDSBAK 1-14 33-101-00366 Ward County, North Dakota Nov 2023 0 BOE
TVEDT 44-31 33-101-00354 Ward County, North Dakota Nov 2023 0 BOE
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North Dakota Top Lease Properties by BOE

Lease Property State County Cumulative BOE Producer Name(s)
Neshem North Dakota Ward County 1.4M BBL COBRA OIL & GAS CORPORATION,KISSINGER PETROLEUM CORP.,NEXEN OIL AND GAS U.S.A. INC.
Johnson North Dakota Ward County 875.9K BBL NEXEN OIL AND GAS U.S.A. INC.,RIM OPERATING, INC.,WESCO OPERATING, INC.
Tvedt North Dakota Ward County 516.5K BBL FOUNDATION ENERGY MANAGEMENT, LLC
Sundsbak North Dakota Ward County 515.2K BBL SAMSON RESOURCES COMPANY,TITAN ENERGY, LLC
Braaflat North Dakota Ward County 487.2K BBL FOUNDATION ENERGY MANAGEMENT, LLC
Kinsella North Dakota Ward County 300.7K BBL EAGLE OPERATING, INC.
St. Paul North Dakota Ward County 289.5K BBL NEXEN OIL AND GAS U.S.A. INC.
Felt A North Dakota Ward County 260.8K BBL COBRA OIL & GAS CORPORATION
Hennessy North Dakota Ward County 249.8K BBL NEXEN OIL AND GAS U.S.A. INC.
Wickham North Dakota Ward County 211.7K BBL NEXEN OIL AND GAS U.S.A. INC.
Fargo North Dakota Ward County 210.2K BBL DES, LLC
Lewis Mann North Dakota Ward County 203.3K BBL SOLUTIONS ENERGY LLC
Pearson North Dakota Ward County 196.6K BBL COBRA OIL & GAS CORPORATION
Nesham North Dakota Ward County 179.9K BBL COBRA OIL & GAS CORPORATION
Lorenzen North Dakota Ward County 178.6K BBL NEXEN OIL AND GAS U.S.A. INC.
Dyke North Dakota Ward County 161.7K BBL Legacy Reserves Operating LP
Im-grubb-159-89- North Dakota Ward County 160.2K BBL HESS BAKKEN INVESTMENTS II, LLC
Doolittle North Dakota Ward County 150.1K BBL DEPCO, INC.
Federal Deaver North Dakota Ward County 141.6K BBL BALLANTYNE OIL,INEXCO OIL CO.
Smestad North Dakota Ward County 130K BBL FOUNDATION ENERGY MANAGEMENT, LLC
S. Carpenter Lake North Dakota Ward County 126.2K BBL RITTER, LABER & ASSOCIATES, INC.
Mann North Dakota Ward County 119.8K BBL JOHN B. HAWLEY, JR. TRUST #1
Kilene North Dakota Ward County 99.4K BBL EOG (NEW MEXICO) INC.
Miller D"" North Dakota Ward County 71.9K BBL EAGLE OPERATING, INC.
Miller E North Dakota Ward County 61.2K BBL EAGLE OPERATING, INC.

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Ward County, ND Township-Ranges

County Township-Range Producers Oil Produced Monthly Gas Produced Monthly BOE Produced Daily Production Date
Ward County 153N-84W 2 504.7K BBL 200.2K MCF 17.9K BOE Dec 2023
Ward County 153N-87W 1 1.2M BBL 656.5K MCF 45.7K BOE Dec 2023
Ward County 157N-87W 1 88.5K BBL 2.5K MCF 2.9K BOE Dec 2023
Ward County 159N-87W 1 933.2K BBL 55.7K MCF 31.4K BOE Dec 2023
Ward County 159N-89W 1 156.1K BBL 78.9K MCF 5.6K BOE Dec 2023