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Top ten counties for oil production in 2015

Kansas total production for 2015 was 45,473,873 barrels. The production from the top ten counties (20,624,129 barrels) amounted to about 45% of the state's total, slightly higher than in 2014.

County bbl % of
total
2014
Rank
% Change
from 2014
volume
1. Harper 3,401,176 7.5 2 +15.9
2. Ellis 3,003,920 6.6 1 -10.4
3. Finney 2,160,198 4.8 6 +6.3
4. Barton 1,972,882 4.3 3 -10.0
5. Russell 1,843,537 4.1 5 -5.7
6. Ness 1,802,549 4.0 7 -10.1
7. Rooks 1,776,739 3.9 8 -9.7
8. Haskell 1,736,195 3.8 6 -9.7
9. Barber 1,652,680 3.6 4 -19.8
10. Logan 1,274,253 2.8 new -5.8
State Total 45,473,873     -8.2

Top ten counties for gas production in 2015

Kansas total production for 2015 was 285,400,371 MCF (thousand cubic feet). The production from the top ten counties (214,861,441 MCF) amounted to 75% of the state's total, slightly higher than in 2014.

County mcf % of
total
2014
Rank
% Change
from 2014
volume
1. Stevens 33,972,237 11.9 1 +0.3
2. Harper 31,798,138 11.1 5 +30.5
3. Grant 30,623,668 10.7 2 +6.4
4. Barber 24,954,011 8.7 3 -10.1
5. Kearny 23,874,187 8.4 4 -4.5
6. Haskell 17,109,238 6.0 6 -0.6
7. Finney 15,060,173 5.3 7 -3.5
8. Morton 13,810,878 4.8 8 -7.5
9. Stanton 12,064,366 4.2 9 +0.4
10. Seward 11,594,545 4.1 10 -2.3
State Total 285,400,371     -0.9
Also check out an interactive map of Kansas displaying oil and gas production for each county.

Top ten fields for oil production in 2015

Kansas total production for 2015 was 45,473,873 barrels. The production from the top ten fields (4,878,047 barrels) amounted to 10.7% of the state's total, about the same as 2014.

Field bbl % of
total
2014
Rank
% Change
from 2014
volume
1. Bemis-Shutts 959,799 2.1 1 -11.1
2. Chase-Silica 665,016 1.5 2 -12.3
3. Trapp 586,024 1.3 3 -8.1
4. Hall-Gurney 430,655 0.9 5 -8.8
5. Paola-Rantoul 428,322 0.9 7 +4.1
6. El Dorado 412,958 0.9 6 -7.9
7. Damme 367,040 0.8 9 -6.4
8. Spivy-Grabs-Basil 365,634 0.8 8 -14.4
9. Fairport 348,533 0.8 new -3.3
10. Victory 314,066 0.7 10 -18.8

Top ten fields for gas production in 2015

Kansas total production for 2015 was 285,400,371 MCF (thousand cubic feet). The production from the top ten fields (187,865,650 MCF) amounted to 66% of the state's total, down slightly from 2014.

Field MCF % of
total
2014
Rank
% Change
from 2014
volume
1. Hugoton Gas Area 108,912,721 38.2 1 -1.4
2. Panoma Gas Area 31,648,147 11.1 2 +0.3
3. Cherokee Basin Coal Gas Area 23,367,166 8.2 3 -8.0
4. Spivy-Grabs-Basil 5,567,939 2.0 4 -9.0
5. Greenwood Gas Area 3,936,273 1.4 5 -8.7
6. Stranathan 3,789,456 1.3 6 +2.7
7. Bradshaw Gas Area 3,050,511 1.1 7 -5.6
8. Jennifer West 2,795,831 1.0 8 +7.6
9. Cherry Creek Niobrara Gas Area 2,608,922 0.9 9 -10.4
10. Stohrville 2,188,684 0.8 new +28.6
Use our Field Database to get more information on oil and gas production from Kansas fields and to view interactive maps of the fields of Kansas. Also available is the top ten list for 2014.

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Updated May 6, 2016
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