San Juan Basin

The San Juan Basin covers areas of Colorado and New Mexico. The information below is the summary of oil and gas data that goes back to 1973 and contains information on the 21,099 producing wells that have been drilled in the San Juan Basin from Jan 1970 to Jun 2020.

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Basin Counties

The counties comprising the San Juan Basin in Colorado are: Archuleta County, CO, La Plata County, CO, Montezuma County, CO

The counties comprising the San Juan Basin in New Mexico are: McKinley County, NM, Rio Arriba County, NM, Sandoval County, NM, and San Juan County, NM

San Juan Basin Map of Current Permits and Wells

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Basin Boundary

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San Juan Basin Oil & Gas Activity Stats

Category Last Year Value Current Year Value YoY Trend YoY % Change
Total Wells 4,032 27,938 Up 592.91%
Total Producing Wells 3,092 21,099 Up 582.37%
Percentage of Wells Producing 77% 76% Down -2%
Active Producers 33 111 Up 236%
Total Permits 4 0 Down -100%
Average Well Depth 1,015 3,565 Up 251%
Average BOE per Well 1,390 528 Down -62%

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San Juan Basin Oil & Gas Production by Year

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San Juan Basin Oil & Gas Wells Completed by Year

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San Juan Basin Oil & Gas Permits by Year

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Top Producers by BOE Production in San Juan Basin

Producer Name Oil Produced Gas Produced BOE Produced
Amoco Production Co. 0 BBL 387.7M MCF 64.6M BOE
Bp America Production Company 5.2M BBL 5.8B MCF 981.1M BOE
Burlington Resources Oil & Gas Lp 67.9K BBL 430.4M MCF 71.8M BOE
Conoco Inc 1.5M BBL 395.3M MCF 67.4M BOE
Conocophillips Company 1.8M BBL 1.4B MCF 241.3M BOE
Conoco Phillips Company 30 BBL 318.8M MCF 53.1M BOE
Devon Energy Production Company, Lp 89.3K BBL 899.5M MCF 150M BOE
Dugan Production Corp 8.8M BBL 177.1M MCF 38.3M BOE
Elm Ridge Exploration Company Llc 2.6M BBL 147.4M MCF 27.2M BOE
Energen Resources Corporation 1M BBL 517.8M MCF 87.3M BOE
Four Star Oil & Gas Company 919 BBL 266.3M MCF 44.3M BOE
Gas Company Lp 12.6M BBL 6.2B MCF 1B BOE
Hilcorp Energy Company 1.5M BBL 729M MCF 123M BOE
Koch Exploration Company, Llc 102.9K BBL 168.7M MCF 28.2M BOE
Nichols Ltd Ptr 22.2K BBL 319.3M MCF 53.2M BOE
Ovintiv Usa Inc. 9.8M BBL 72.4M MCF 21.8M BOE
Phillips Petroleum Co Nw 39.1K BBL 820M MCF 136.7M BOE
Red Willow Production Company 1.2K BBL 935.6M MCF 155.9M BOE
Samson Resources Company 569 BBL 565.8M MCF 94.3M BOE
Sg Interests I Ltd 166.7K BBL 182.7M MCF 30.6M BOE
Southland Royalty Company Llc 24.1K BBL 171.6M MCF 28.6M BOE
Vastar Resources Inc 1.6K BBL 325.5M MCF 54.2M BOE
Wpx Energy Production, Llc 13.5M BBL 390M MCF 78.6M BOE
Xto Energy Inc 3.3K BBL 291.3M MCF 48.5M BOE
Xto Energy, Inc 1.7M BBL 578.4M MCF 98.1M BOE

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San Juan Basin Top Lease Properties by BOE

Lease Property Location Cumulative BOE Producer Name(s)
San Juan 30 6 Unit Rio Arriba County, New Mexico 219.2M BBL GAS COMPANY LP, HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY
San Juan 29 7 Unit Rio Arriba County, New Mexico 66.3M BBL GAS COMPANY LP, HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY
San Juan 32 8 Unit San Juan County, New Mexico 105.9M BBL CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY, HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY, PHILLIPS PETROLEUM CO NW
San Juan 32 9 Unit San Juan County, New Mexico 112.1M BBL GAS COMPANY LP, HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY
Tiffany La Plata County, Colorado 6.7M BBL BP AMERICA PRODUCTION COMPANY, DUGAN PRODUCTION CORP, HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY, LOGOS OPERATING LLC, MARKWEST RESOURCES INC, WPX ENERGY PRODUCTION LLC, XTO ENERGY INC
Northeast Blanco Unit San Juan County, New Mexico 160.8M BBL BP AMERICA PRODUCTION COMPANY, DEVON ENERGY PRODUCTION COMPANY, LP, NICHOLS LTD PTR
San Juan 32 7 Unit San Juan County, New Mexico 66.5M BBL CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY, HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY, PHILLIPS PETROLEUM CO NW
North Carracas 32-4 Archuleta County, Colorado 3.3M BBL RED WILLOW PRODUCTION COMPANY
San Juan 28 6 Unit Rio Arriba County, New Mexico 38.3M BBL GAS COMPANY LP, HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY
W Lybrook Unit San Juan County, New Mexico 9.1M BBL ENDURING RESOURCES, LLC, WPX ENERGY PRODUCTION, LLC
San Juan 28 7 Unit Rio Arriba County, New Mexico 35.3M BBL BP AMERICA PRODUCTION COMPANY, CONOCO INC, CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY, HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY
W Escavada Unit Sandoval County, New Mexico 1.2M BBL ENDURING RESOURCES, LLC
N Escavada Unit Sandoval County, New Mexico 3.3M BBL ENDURING RESOURCES, LLC, WPX ENERGY PRODUCTION, LLC
Southern Ute 32-8; La Plata County, Colorado 46.6M BBL BP AMERICA PRODUCTION COMPANY, VASTAR RESOURCES INC
San Juan 30 5 Unit Rio Arriba County, New Mexico 74.4M BBL CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY, HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY, PHILLIPS PETROLEUM CO NW
San Juan 27 5 Unit Rio Arriba County, New Mexico 29.8M BBL GAS COMPANY LP, HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY
Rosa Unit Rio Arriba County, New Mexico 47M BBL EVERGREEN OPERATING CORP, GAS COMPANY LP, LOGOS OPERATING, LLC, NORTHWEST PIPELINE COMPANY, WPX ENERGY PRODUCTION, LLC
Southern Ute La Plata County, Colorado 56.7M BBL 44 CANYON LLC, AMOCO PRODUCTION CO., APACHE CORPORATION, BP AMERICA PRODUCTION COMPANY, BURLINGTON RESOURCES OIL & GAS LP, CATAMOUNT ENERGY PARTNERS LLC, CDM OIL & GAS, CHEVRON MIDCONTINENT LP, CONOCO PHILLIPS COMPANY, ELM RIDGE EXPLORATION COMPANY LLC, ENDURING RESOURCES LLC, ENERVEST OPERATING LLC, ENERVEST SAN JUAN OPERATING, FAULCONER INC* VERNON E, FOUR STAR OIL & GAS COMPANY, HIGH RIVER RESOURCES OPERATING LLC, HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY, MALLON OIL COMPANY, MARKWEST RESOURCES INC, MERRION OIL & GAS CORP, RED WILLOW PRODUCTION COMPANY, SAMSON RESOURCES COMPANY, SG INTERESTS I LTD, XTO ENERGY INC
Nageezi Unit San Juan County, New Mexico 2.3M BBL DJR OPERATING, LLC, Ovintiv USA Inc.
Southern Ute 32-9; La Plata County, Colorado 61M BBL BP AMERICA PRODUCTION COMPANY, VASTAR RESOURCES INC
Northeast Blanco Unit Rio Arriba County, New Mexico 54.3M BBL BP AMERICA PRODUCTION COMPANY, DEVON ENERGY PRODUCTION COMPANY, LP, NICHOLS LTD PTR
San Juan 27 4 Unit Rio Arriba County, New Mexico 20.6M BBL GAS COMPANY LP, HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY
Northeast Blanco Unit 604 Com San Juan County, New Mexico 2.6M BBL BP AMERICA PRODUCTION COMPANY
San Juan 28 5 Unit Rio Arriba County, New Mexico 17M BBL GAS COMPANY LP, HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY
Allison Unit San Juan County, New Mexico 29.6M BBL GAS COMPANY LP, HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY

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