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Top ten counties for oil production in 2012

Kansas total production for 2012 was 43,660,754 barrels. The production from the top ten counties (20,256,084 barrels) amounted to about 46% of the state's total, about the same as 2011.

County bbl % of
total
2011
Rank
% Change
from 2011 volume
1. Ellis 3,563,392 8.2 1 +5.3
2. Barber 2,264,113 5.2 5 +17.9
3. Barton 2,202,368 5.0 2 +2.8
4. Russell 2,133,169 5.0 3 +4.8
5. Ness 2,116,649 4.8 6 +11.2
6. Rooks 2,026,444 4.6 4 +1.3
7. Haskell 1,654,717 3.8 7 -9.0
8. Finney 1,519,510 3.5 8 -3.8
9. Graham 1,489,722 3.4 9 -1.8
10. Stafford 1,286,000 2.9 10 -2.2
State Total 43,660,754     +5.2

Top ten counties for gas production in 2012

Kansas total production for 2012 was 298,674,452 MCF (thousand cubic feet). The production from the top ten counties (216,782,677 MCF) amounted to 73% of the state's total, about the same as in 2011.

County mcf % of
total
2011
Rank
% Change
from 2011 volume
1. Stevens 40,437,847 13.5 1 -4.3
2. Grant 30,625,827 10.3 2 -5.9
3. Kearny 27,425,639 9.2 3 -4.6
4. Barber 26,128,617 8.7 7 +18.9
5. Haskell 19,601,706 6.6 4 -12.7
6. Finney 18,113,467 6.1 6 -7.3
7. Morton 17,814,215 6.0 5 -10.3
8. Seward 14,314,281 4.8 8 -6.3
9. Stanton 11,500,842 3.9 10 -4.0
10. Neosho 10,820,236 3.6 9 -10.5
State Total 298,674,452     -4.3
Also check out an interactive map of Kansas displaying oil and gas production for each county.

Top ten fields for oil production in 2012

Kansas total production for 2012 was 43,660,754 barrels. The production from the top ten fields (5,678,764 barrels) amounted to 13% of the state's total, about the same as 2011.

Field bbl % of
total
2011
Rank
% Change
from 2011 volume
1. Bemis-Shutts 1,113,597 2.6 1 +6.7
2. Chase-Silica 781,422 1.8 2 +5.7
3. Trapp 614,513 1.4 3 -2.2
7. Hall-Gurney 499,435 1.1 7 7.8
5. El Dorado 486,443 1.1 5 -3.3
8. Victory 481,552 1.1 8 +4.2
9. Stranathan 448,747 1.0 9 -0.7
10. Spivy-Grabs-Basil 444,615 1.0 10 +2.8
4. Damme 412,418 0.9 4 -23.5
6. Fairport 396,022 0.9 -- -9.2

Top ten fields for gas production in 2012

Kansas total production for 2012 was 298,674,452 MCF (thousand cubic feet). The production from the top ten fields (217,524,120 MCF) amounted to 73% of the state's total, down 2% from 2011.

Field MCF % of
total
2011
Rank
% Change
from 2011 volume
1. Hugoton Gas Area 121,588,494 40.7 1 -6.6
2. Panoma Gas Area 36,263,046 12.1 2 -5.3
3. Cherokee Basin Coal Gas Area 31,253,184 10.5 3 -15.4
4. Spivy-Grabs-Basil 6,719,758 2.2 4 -2.2
5. Greenwood Gas Area 5,121,235 1.7 5 -3.2
6. Bradshaw Gas Area 4,780,415 1.6 6 -5.0
7. Cherry Creek Niobrara Gas Area 3,890,609 1.3 7 -16.8
8. Stranathan 3,322,463 1.1 8 +9.2
9. Aetna Gas Area 2,460,411 0.8 9 +1.6
10. Gudeman 2,124,505 0.7 -- +1.6
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.

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Updated April 22, 2013
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