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Top ten counties for oil production in 2019

Kansas total production for 2019 was 33,193,200 barrels. The production from the top ten counties (15,506,803 barrels) amounted to about 46% of the state's total.

County bbl % of
total
2018
Rank
% Change
from 2018
volume
1. Ellis 2,523,728 7.6 1 -3.0
2. Haskell 2,398,367 7.2 2 -3.9
3. Finney 1,822,210 5.5 3 0.7
4. Barton 1,627,754 4.9 4 -3.8
5. Russell 1,499,286 4.5 5 -3.8
6. Rooks 1,492,620 4.5 6 -2.3
7. Ness 1,431,411 4.3 7 -5.9
8. Stafford 1,039,856 3.1 8 2.1
9. Graham 894,315 2.7 9 -4.1
10. Trego 777,256 2.3 13 5.5
State Total 33,193,200     -4.3

Top ten counties for gas production in 2019

Kansas total production for 2019 was 180,321,160 MCF (thousand cubic feet). The production from the top ten counties (139,128,454 MCF) was about 77% of the state's total.

County mcf % of
total
2018
Rank
% Change
from 2018
volume
1. Stevens 25,546,765 14.2 1 -6.3
2. Grant 20,143,529 11.2 2 -10.1
3. Kearny 17,438,365 9.7 3 -9.4
4. Harper 13,974,620 7.7 4 -18.1
5. Barber 12,738,466 7.1 5 -14.5
6. Haskell 11,501,309 6.4 6 -8.9
7. Finney 10,704,710 5.9 8 -10.1
8. Morton 10,590,691 5.9 7 -8.4
9. Seward 8,309,567 4.6 10 -14.2
10. Stanton 8,180,432 4.5 9 -10.2
State Total 180,321,160     -10.7
Also available is detailed oil and gas production for each county.

Top ten fields for oil production in 2019

Kansas total production for 2019 was 29,021,226 barrels. The production from the top ten fields (4,385,726 barrels) amounted to about 15% of the state's total.

Field bbl % of
total
2018
Rank
% Change
from 2018
volume
1. Santa Fe North 799,216 2.8 1 -15.4
2. Bemis-Shutts 793,547 2.4 2 -4.0
3. Chase-Silica 503,981 1.7 3 -6.5
4. Trapp 431,573 1.5 4 -7.1
5. Hall-Gurney 372,340 1.3 5 -3.5
6. El Dorado 348,453 1.2 6 -8.2
7. Fairport 301.499 1.0 8 -1.3
8. Paola-Rantoul 291,821 1.0 7 -5.9
9. Spivy-Grabs-Basil 272,514 0.9 9 -9.1
10. Damme 270,782 0.9 10 -9.4

Top ten fields for gas production in 2019

Kansas total production for 2019 was 171,163,249 MCF (thousand cubic feet). The production from the top ten fields (127,823,404 MCF) amounted to about 74% of the state's total.

Field MCF % of
total
2018
Rank
% Change
from 2018
volume
1. Hugoton Gas Area 78,213,773 45.7 1 -9.0
2. Panoma Gas Area 21,640,832 12.6 2 -9.6
3. Cherokee Basin Coal Gas Area 14,700,396 8.6 3 -11.1
4. Spivy-Grabs-Basil 4,002,622 2.3 4 -7.5
5. Greenwood Gas Area 3,025,625 1.8 5 -12.1
6. Stranathan 1,459,728 0.9 6 -13.4
7. Cherry Creek Niobrara Gas Area 1,459,246 0.9 7 -8.9
8. Aetna Gas Area 1,184,257 0.7 8 -10.2
9. Hardtner 1,084,078 0.6 10 -10.1
10. Glick 1,052,847 0.6 12 -8.1
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 June 5, 2020
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