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Top ten counties for oil production in 2014

Kansas total production for 2014 was 49,499,845 barrels. The production from the top ten counties (21,861,298 barrels) amounted to about 44% of the state's total, about the same as 2013.

County bbl % of
total
2013
Rank
% Change
from 2013
volume
1. Ellis 3,251,336 6.6 1 -8.1
2. Harper 2,936,587 5.9 9 +69.4
3. Barton 2,190,862 4.4 3 -.6
4. Barber 2,059,774 4.2 2 -12.6
5. Russell 2,055,084 4.2 5 +0.5
6. Finney 2,027,040 4.1 8 +15.2
7. Ness 1,996,876 4.0 4 -5.7
8. Rooks 1,967,091 4.0 7 -0.2
9. Haskell 1,921,203 3.9 6 -3.7
10. Rawlins 1,455,445 2.9 new +97.3
State Total 49,499,845     +5.7

Top ten counties for gas production in 2014

Kansas total production for 2014 was 287,473,278 MCF (thousand cubic feet). The production from the top ten counties (210,880,676 MCF) amounted to 73% of the state's total, about the same as in 2013.

County mcf % of
total
2013
Rank
% Change
from 2013
volume
1. Stevens 33,813,228 11.8 1 -11.2
2. Grant 28,685,777 10.0 2 -2.2
3. Barber 27,762,756 9.7 3 -2.5
4. Kearny 24,906,706 8.7 4 -3.5
5. Harper 24,312,982 8.5 8 +80.1
6. Haskell 17,126,352 6.0 5 -6.1
7. Finney 15,592,991 5.4 6 -7.0
8. Morton 14,846,521 5.2 7 -7.3
9. Stanton 11,969,363 4.2 new +5.8
10. Seward 11,864,000 4.1 9 -9.8
State Total 287,473,278     -2.6
Also check out an interactive map of Kansas displaying oil and gas production for each county.

Top ten fields for oil production in 2014

Kansas total production for 2014 was 49,499,845 barrels. The production from the top ten fields (5,556,477 barrels) amounted to 11% of the state's total, about the same as 2013.

Field bbl % of
total
2013
Rank
% Change
from 2013
volume
1. Bemis-Shutts 1,079,780 2.2 1 -6.3
2. Chase-Silica 757,904 1.5 2 -3.8
3. Trapp 637,843 1.3 3 +1.1
4. Scoda 506,864 1.0 new +38.8
5. Hall-Gurney 472,464 1.0 4 -4.6
6. El Dorado 448,402 0.9 5 -0.5
7. Paola-Rantoul 446,816 0.9 10 +15.8
8. Spivy-Grabs-Basil 427,189 0.9 6 -1.8
9. Damme 392,230 0.8 7 -6.2
10. Victory 386,985 0.8 8 -8.5

Top ten fields for gas production in 2014

Kansas total production for 2014 was 287,473,278 MCF (thousand cubic feet). The production from the top ten fields (192,654,104 MCF) amounted to 67% of the state's total, down 3% from 2013.

Field MCF % of
total
2013
Rank
% Change
from 2013
volume
1. Hugoton Gas Area 110,216,513 38.3 1 -5.0
2. Panoma Gas Area 31,559,392 11.0 2 -7.0
3. Cherokee Basin Coal Gas Area 25,400,991 8.8 3 -10.8
4. Spivy-Grabs-Basil 6,101,281 2.1 4 -3.9
5. Greenwood Gas Area 4,289,001 1.5 5 -5.9
6. Stranathan 3,690,526 1.3 7 +7.1
7. Bradshaw Gas Area 3,137,211 1.1 6 -23.7
8. Jennifer West 3,024,226 1.1 new +233.0
9. Cherry Creek Niobrara Gas Area 2,967,940 1.0 8 -8.0
10. Aetna Gas Area 2,267,023 0.8 10 -7.4
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 2013.

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