Piceance Basin

The Piceance Basin covers areas of Colorado and Utah. The information below is the summary of oil and gas data that goes back to 1998 and contains information on the 14,253 producing wells that have been drilled in the Piceance Basin from Jul 1998 to Jul 2020.

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Basin Counties

The counties comprising the Piceance Basin in Colorado are: Delta County, CO, Garfield County, CO, Gunnison County, CO, Mesa County, CO, Moffat County, CO, Pitkin County, CO, Rio Blanco County, CO

The counties comprising the Piceance Basin in Utah are: and Uintah County, UT

Piceance Basin Map of Current Permits and Wells

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Basin Boundary

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Piceance Basin Oil & Gas Activity Stats

Category Last Year Value Current Year Value YoY Trend YoY % Change
Total Wells 18,416 18,807 Up 2.12%
Total Producing Wells 13,815 14,253 Up 3.17%
Percentage of Wells Producing 75% 76% Up 1%
Active Producers 50 45 Down -10%
Total Permits 82 0 Down -100%
Average Well Depth 1,916 1,923 Up 0%
Average BOE per Well 646 662 Up 2%

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Piceance Basin Oil & Gas Production by Year

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Piceance Basin Oil & Gas Wells Completed by Year

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Piceance Basin Oil & Gas Permits by Year

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Top Producers by BOE Production in Piceance Basin

Producer Name Oil Produced Gas Produced BOE Produced
Antero Resources Piceance Llc 695.5K BBL 54.9M MCF 9.8M BOE
Barrett Corporation* Bill 3.1M BBL 253.6M MCF 45.4M BOE
Barrett Resources Corp 142.6K BBL 111.1M MCF 18.6M BOE
Berry Petroleum Company Llc 171.8K BBL 110M MCF 18.5M BOE
Black Hills Plateau Production Llc 29.9K BBL 40.3M MCF 6.7M BOE
Brown Inc* Tom 402.5K BBL 62.2M MCF 10.7M BOE
Caerus Piceance Llc 1.5M BBL 666M MCF 112.5M BOE
Chevron Usa Inc 99.7M BBL 1.4B MCF 346.9M BOE
Coastal Oil & Gas Corporation 25K BBL 30M MCF 5M BOE
Delta Petroleum Corp Ndba Par Petroleum Corp 129.2K BBL 34.4M MCF 5.8M BOE
Encana Oil & Gas (usa) Inc 8.2M BBL 2.1B MCF 371.5M BOE
Exxon Mobil Corporation 92K BBL 37.4M MCF 6.3M BOE
Exxon Mobil Oil Corporation 121.5K BBL 80.8M MCF 13.5M BOE
Laramie Energy Ii, Llc 253.6K BBL 46.1M MCF 7.9M BOE
Marathon Oil Company 118.3K BBL 52.3M MCF 8.8M BOE
Noble Energy Inc 133.5K BBL 122.3M MCF 20.5M BOE
Oxy Usa Inc 197.1K BBL 74.4M MCF 12.5M BOE
Oxy Usa Wtp Lp 595.6K BBL 247.1M MCF 41.7M BOE
Pdc Energy Inc 351.3K BBL 168.8M MCF 28.4M BOE
Piceance Energy Llc 842.3K BBL 295M MCF 50M BOE
Sg Interests I Ltd 16.1K BBL 30.2M MCF 5M BOE
Ursa Operating Company Llc 1.3M BBL 251M MCF 43.2M BOE
Vanguard Operating Llc 772.3K BBL 85.5M MCF 15M BOE
Wpx Energy Rocky Mountain Llc 8.4M BBL 4B MCF 690.2M BOE
Xto Energy Inc 213.4K BBL 72.5M MCF 12.3M BOE

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Piceance Basin Top Lease Properties by BOE

Lease Property Location Cumulative BOE Producer Name(s)
Federal Garfield County, Colorado 194.4M BBL 4-H OPERATING CORPORATION, BARRETT CORPORATION* BILL, BARRETT RESOURCES CORP, BROWN INC* TOM, CAERUS PICEANCE LLC, CHEVRON MIDCONTINENT LP, CIG EXPLORATION INC NDBA EP ENERGY E&P COMPANY LP, COACHMAN ENERGY OPERATING COMPANY LLC, COASTAL OIL & GAS CORPORATION, DEJOUR ENERGY (USA) CORPORATION, D & G ROUSTABOUT SERVICE, ENCANA OIL & GAS (USA) INC, EP ENERGY MANAGEMENT LP, FEES JR AND SON OIL & GAS* WALTER S, FOUNDATION ENERGY MANAGEMENT LLC, HALLWOOD PETROLEUM INC, HEC PETROLEUM INC, HOWELL PETROLEUM CORPORAION, HRM RESOURCES LLC, LARAMIE ENERGY II, LLC, LASSO OIL & GAS LLC, LONE MOUNTAIN PRODUCTION COMPANY, MARALEX RESOURCES, INC, NATIONAL FUEL CORPORATION, NOBLE ENERGY INC, PETROGULF CORPORATION, PETRO MEX RESOURCES, PICEANCE ENERGY LLC, SWEVCO - SABW LLC, TWIN ARROW INC, U S DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, VANGUARD OPERATING LLC, VENOCO INC, WESTERN INTERIOR ENERGY INC., WINDSOR ENERGY GROUP LLC, WPX ENERGY ROCKY MOUNTAIN LLC, WPX ENERGY RYAN GULCH LLC
Puckett Garfield County, Colorado 62.9M BBL BARRETT RESOURCES CORP, CAERUS PICEANCE LLC, CAERUS WASHCO LLC, PDC ENERGY INC, UNIOIL, WPX ENERGY ROCKY MOUNTAIN LLC, WPX ENERGY RYAN GULCH LLC
SG Garfield County, Colorado 15M BBL CAERUS ENERGY SERVICES LLC, CAERUS PICEANCE LLC, ENCANA OIL & GAS (USA) INC, HUNTER RIDGE ENERGY SERVICES LLC
N.Parachute Garfield County, Colorado 98M BBL BARRETT RESOURCES CORP, CAERUS PICEANCE LLC, CAERUS WASHCO LLC, CONOCO PHILLIPS COMPANY, ENCANA OIL & GAS (USA) INC, PDC ENERGY INC, UNIOIL, WPX ENERGY ROCKY MOUNTAIN LLC
Clough Garfield County, Colorado 70.8M BBL BARRETT RESOURCES CORP, CINNAMON CREEK OIL & GAS INC, MUSTANG RESOURCES LLC, QUANTUM RESOURCES MANAGEMENT LLC, VAQUERO ENERGY INC, WPX ENERGY ROCKY MOUNTAIN LLC
Fee Rio Blanco County, Colorado 49M BBL BROWN INC* TOM, CHEVRON USA INC, ENCANA OIL & GAS (USA) INC, KOCH EXPLORATION COMPANY, LLC, LASSO OIL & GAS LLC, SWEVCO - SABW LLC, TWIN ARROW INC, WINDSOR ENERGY GROUP LLC
Savage Garfield County, Colorado 56.7M BBL BARRETT RESOURCES CORP, BONNEVILLE FUELS CORP, BROWN INC* TOM, CAERUS PICEANCE LLC, CARBON ENERGY CORPORATION (USA), CINNAMON CREEK OIL & GAS INC, COASTAL OIL & GAS CORPORATION, ENCANA OIL & GAS (USA) INC, EP ENERGY MANAGEMENT LP, EVERGREEN OPERATING CORPORATION, MUSTANG RESOURCES LLC, NOBLE ENERGY INC, PICEANCE ENERGY LLC, PIONEER NATURAL RESOURCES USA INC, QUANTUM RESOURCES MANAGEMENT LLC, VAQUERO ENERGY INC, VENOCO INC, WPX ENERGY ROCKY MOUNTAIN LLC
Chevron Garfield County, Colorado 54.4M BBL BARRETT RESOURCES CORP, BERRY PETROLEUM COMPANY LLC, BROWN INC* TOM, CAERUS PICEANCE LLC, CAERUS WASHCO LLC, ENCANA OIL & GAS (USA) INC, LINN OPERATING INC, NOBLE ENERGY INC, PDC ENERGY INC, PICEANCE GAS RESOURCES LLC, PICEANCE OPERATING COMPANY LLC, PRESCO INC, UNIOIL, WPX ENERGY ROCKY MOUNTAIN LLC, WPX ENERGY RYAN GULCH LLC
Emerald Rio Blanco County, Colorado 43.2M BBL BAYSWATER EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION LLC, CHEVRON USA INC, EAGLE OPERATING INC, EQUITY OIL CO, FOUNTAINHEAD RESOURCES LTD
McLaughlin, A C Rio Blanco County, Colorado 42.9M BBL CHEVRON USA INC
Union Pacific Rio Blanco County, Colorado 27.7M BBL CHEVRON USA INC
Youberg Garfield County, Colorado 11.7M BBL BARRETT RESOURCES CORP, BONNEVILLE FUELS CORP, BROWN INC* TOM, CAERUS PICEANCE LLC, CARBON ENERGY CORPORATION (USA), CINNAMON CREEK OIL & GAS INC, ENCANA OIL & GAS (USA) INC, EVERGREEN OPERATING CORPORATION, GREAT NORTHERN GAS COMPANY, MUSTANG RESOURCES LLC, PIONEER NATURAL RESOURCES USA INC, QUANTUM RESOURCES MANAGEMENT LLC, VAQUERO ENERGY INC, WPX ENERGY ROCKY MOUNTAIN LLC
Bruton Mesa County, Colorado 6M BBL LARAMIE ENERGY II, LLC, PICEANCE ENERGY LLC
Cascade Creek Garfield County, Colorado 36.7M BBL OXY USA INC, OXY USA WTP LP, PICEANCE ENERGY LLC
NPR Garfield County, Colorado 1.5M BBL CAERUS PICEANCE LLC
Federal Ru Garfield County, Colorado 8M BBL WPX ENERGY ROCKY MOUNTAIN LLC
Gray Rio Blanco County, Colorado 19.5M BBL CHEVRON USA INC
CC Garfield County, Colorado 7.4M BBL OXY USA WTP LP, PICEANCE ENERGY LLC
Federal GM Garfield County, Colorado 6.3M BBL WPX ENERGY ROCKY MOUNTAIN LLC
Tri State Trucking Garfield County, Colorado 6.1M BBL WPX ENERGY ROCKY MOUNTAIN LLC
Pa Garfield County, Colorado 34.6M BBL BARRETT RESOURCES CORP, WPX ENERGY ROCKY MOUNTAIN LLC
Gunderson Mesa County, Colorado 4.1M BBL LARAMIE ENERGY LLC, OXY USA INC, PICEANCE ENERGY LLC, PLAINS EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION COMPANY, STRACHAN EXPLORATION, INC
Piceance Creek - Unit Rio Blanco County, Colorado 22.4M BBL EXXON MOBIL CORPORATION, EXXON MOBIL OIL CORPORATION, MOBIL OIL CORPORATION, XTO ENERGY INC
GM Garfield County, Colorado 13.7M BBL BARRETT RESOURCES CORP, WPX ENERGY ROCKY MOUNTAIN LLC
Nichols Mesa County, Colorado 2.9M BBL BROWN INC* TOM, ENCANA OIL & GAS (USA) INC, FAULCONER INC* VERNON E, MARKWEST RESOURCES INC, OXY USA INC, PICEANCE ENERGY LLC, PLAINS EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION COMPANY, ROCKY MOUNTAIN OPERATING COMPANY INC

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