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Top ten counties for oil production in 2018

Kansas total production for 2018 was 34,707,978 barrels. The production from the top ten counties (15,947,868 barrels) amounted to about 46% of the state's total, up slightly from 2017.

County bbl % of
total
2017
Rank
% Change
from 2017
volume
1. Ellis 2,600,442 7.5 1 -1.6
2. Haskell 2,495,492 7.2 2 1.7
3. Finney 1,808,190 5.2 4 10.5
4. Barton 1,692,419 4.9 3 -0.4
5. Russell 1,557,564 4.5 5 -2.7
6. Rooks 1,527,162 4.4 6 -4.1
7. Ness 1,521,300 4.4 7 2.1
8. Stafford 1,019,047 2.9 8 -2.9
9. Graham 932,775 2.7 new -1.1
10. Barber 793,477 2.3 10 -16.3
State Total 34,707,978     -3.1

Top ten counties for gas production in 2018

Kansas total production for 2018 was 202,139,702 MCF (thousand cubic feet). The production from the top ten counties (169,105,548 MCF) amounted to 84% of the state's total, up from 76% in 2017.

County mcf % of
total
2017
Rank
% Change
from 2017
volume
1. Stevens 27,200,639 13.5 1 -5.5
2. Grant 22,404,046 11.1 2 -7.3
3. Kearny 19,160,903 9.5 4 -6.4
4. Harper 17,170,829 8.5 3 -15.6
5. Barber 14,882,729 7.4 5 -13.0
6. Haskell 12,604,996 6.2 6 -5.4
7. Morton 11,851,258 5.9 7 -5.0
8. Finney 11,580,191 5.7 8 -6.3
9. Stanton 9,673,552 4.8 9 -6.8
10. Seward 9,112,466 4.5 10 -6.0
State Total 202,139,702     -8.4
Also available is detailed oil and gas production for each county. Also available is the top ten list for 2017.

Top ten fields for oil production in 2018

Kansas total production for 2018 was 34,707,978 barrels. The production from the top ten fields (4,753,896 barrels) amounted to about 14% of the state's total, up from 12% in 2017.

Field bbl % of
total
2017
Rank
% Change
from 2017
volume
1. Santa Fe North 944,333 2.7 1 0.3
2. Bemis-Shutts 826,579 2.4 2 -4.5
3. Chase-Silica 538,873 1.6 3 -4.1
4. Trapp 464,603 1.3 4 -6.7
5. Hall-Gurney 385,727 1.1 5 -4.9
6. El Dorado 379,407 1.1 6 -0.9
7. Paola-Rantoul 310,155 0.9 7 -8.7
8. Fairport 305,529 0.9 new -1.9
9. Spivy-Grabs-Basil 299,706 0.9 8 -3.8
10. Damme 298,984 0.9 9 -4.0

Top ten fields for gas production in 2018

Kansas total production for 2018 was 202,139,702 MCF (thousand cubic feet). The production from the top ten fields (141,267,336 MCF) amounted to 70% of the state's total, slightly higher than in 2017.

Field MCF % of
total
2017
Rank
% Change
from 2015
volume
1. Hugoton Gas Area 85,992,269 42.5 1 -6.3
2. Panoma Gas Area 23,932,655 11.8 2 -6.0
3. Cherokee Basin Coal Gas Area 16,533,432 8.2 3 -12.1
4. Spivy-Grabs-Basil 4,327,632 2.1 4 7.8
5. Greenwood Gas Area 3,442,281 1.7 5 -2.5
6. Stranathan 1,685,011 0.8 6 -20.0
7. Cherry Creek Niobrara Gas Area 1,602,186 0.8 7 -16.2
8. Aetna Gas Area 1,319,493 0.7 10 -6.1
9. Bradshaw Gas Area 1,227,053 0.6 8 -20.0
10. Hardtner 1,205,324 0.6 9 -17.7
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 2017.

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