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Top ten counties for oil production in 2013

Kansas total production for 2013 was 46,813,249 barrels. The production from the top ten counties (21,155,078 barrels) amounted to about 45% of the state's total, about the same as 2012.

County bbl % of
total
2011
Rank
% Change
from 2012
volume
1. Ellis 3,539,834 7.6 1 -.1
2. Barber 2,356,247 5.0 2 +4.6
3. Barton 2,201,435 4.7 3 0.0
4. Ness 2,117,288 4.5 5 -0.5
5. Russell 2,044,281 4.4 4 -4.2
6. Haskell 1,987,121 4.2 7 +20.0
7. Rooks 1,970,725 4.2 6 -2.7
8. Finney 1,757,348 3.8 8 +15.0
9. Harper 1,733,297 3.7 new +98.5
10. Graham 1,447,502 3.1 9 -2.8
State Total 46,813,249     +7.2

Top ten counties for gas production in 2013

Kansas total production for 2013 was 294,875,032 MCF (thousand cubic feet). The production from the top ten counties (211,777,261 MCF) amounted to 72% of the state's total, about the same as in 2012.

County mcf % of
total
2011
Rank
% Change
from 2012
volume
1. Stevens 38,068,206 12.9 1 -5.8
2. Grant 29,339,937 9.9 2 -4.2
3. Barber 28,477,529 9.7 4 +9.0
4. Kearny 25,782,412 8.7 3 -6.3
5. Haskell 18,123,274 6.1 5 -8.4
6. Finney 16,734,833 5.7 6 -8.3
7. Morton 16,021,319 5.4 7 -10.0
8. Harper 13,559,391 4.6 new +84.3
9. Seward 13,266,024 4.5 8 -7.5
10. Comanche 12,404,336 4.2 new +59.0
State Total 294,875,032     -1.5
Also check out an interactive map of Kansas displaying oil and gas production for each county.

Top ten fields for oil production in 2013

Kansas total production for 2013 was 46,813,249 barrels. The production from the top ten fields (5,554,158 barrels) amounted to 12% of the state's total, about the same as 2012.

Field bbl % of
total
2012
Rank
% Change
from 2012
volume
1. Bemis-Shutts 1,152,035 2.5 1 +3.5
2. Chase-Silica 786,481 1.7 2 +0.7
3. Trapp 630,670 1.3 3 +2.6
4. Hall-Gurney 495,061 1.1 7 -0.9
5. El Dorado 450,702 1.0 5 -7.4
6. Spivy-Grabs-Basil 428,517 0.9 8 -3.6
7. Damme 418,391 0.9 9 -0.1
8. Victory 418,299 0.9 6 -13.1
9. Stranathan 387,699 0.8 7 -13.7
10. Paola-Rantoul 386,303 0.8 -- +13.9

Top ten fields for gas production in 2013

Kansas total production for 2012 was 294,875,032 MCF (thousand cubic feet). The production from the top ten fields (205,339,346 MCF) amounted to 70% of the state's total, down 3% from 2012.

Field MCF % of
total
2012
Rank
% Change
from 2012
volume
1. Hugoton Gas Area 115,997,320 39.3 1 -4.8
2. Panoma Gas Area 33,936,413 11.5 2 -6.6
3. Cherokee Basin Coal Gas Area 28,388,770 9.6 3 -13.6
4. Spivy-Grabs-Basil 6,348,357 2.2 4 -5.5
5. Greenwood Gas Area 4,553,845 1.5 5 -11.1
6. Bradshaw Gas Area 4,105,500 1.4 6 -14.4
7. Stranathan 3,441,205 1.2 8 +3.6
8. Cherry Creek Niobrara Gas Area 3,274,145 1.1 7 -15.8
9. Gudeman 2,835,460 1.1 10 +33.5
10. Aetna Gas Area 2,458,331 0.8 9 -0.2
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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