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Lists are updated when all of the previous year's data is in, typically in late spring.


Top ten counties for oil production in 2021

Kansas total production for 2021 was 27,906,294 barrels. The production from the top ten counties (13,047,284 barrels) amounted to about 47% of the state's total.

County bbl % of
total
2020
Rank
% Change
from 2020
volume
1. Ellis 2,226,708 8.0 1 1.6
2. Haskell 1,834,017 6.6 2 -9.7
3. Barton 1,386,620 5.0 4 0.0
4. Finney 1,374,651 4.9 3 -6.7
5. Rooks 1,359,413 4.9 5 0.6
6. Russell 1,335,357 4.8 6 1.5
7. Ness 1,178,746 4.2 7 -1.4
8. Stafford 916,108 3.3 8 0.6
9. Graham 745,933 2.7 9 3.6
10. Butler 689,731 2.5 10 0.8
State Total 27,906,294     -1.3

Top ten counties for gas production in 2021

Kansas total production for 2021 was 153,842,989 MCF (thousand cubic feet). The production from the top ten counties (120,027,032 MCF) was about 78% of the state's total.

County mcf % of
total
2020
Rank
% Change
from 2020
volume
1. Stevens 22,808,923 14.8 1 -6.2
2. Grant 19,541,987 12.7 2 -5.0
3. Kearny 16,423,179 10.7 3 -5.6
4. Barber 9,978,524 6.5 5 -2.5
5. Haskell 9,825,324 6.4 4 -7.6
6. Morton 9,290,023 6.0 6 -7.3
7. Finney 9,240,141 6.0 7 -6.9
8. Harper 8,151,943 5.3 8 -13.6
9. Stanton 7,922,310 5.1 9 7.0
10. Seward 6,844,678 4.4 10 -8.2
State Total 153,842,989     -6.3
Also available is detailed oil and gas production for each county. View the top ten list for 2020

Top ten fields for oil production in 2021

Kansas total production for 2021 was 24,207,289 barrels. The production from the top ten fields (3,627,411 barrels) amounted to about 15% of the state's total.

Field bbl % of
total
2020
Rank
% Change
from 2020
volume
1. Bemis-Shutts 702,299 2.9 1 -3.0
2. Santa Fe North 493,005 2.0 2 -19.0
3. Chase-Silica 462,485 1.9 3 5.6
4. Trapp 365,661 1.5 4 0.0
5. Hall-Gurney 342,608 1.4 5 4.7
6. El Dorado 307,978 1.3 6 -4.1
7. Burrton 261,994 1.1 7 -0.6
8. Fairport 249,033 1.0 8 -4.3
9. Paola-Rantoul 222,628 0.9 9 -3.7
10. Damme 219,720 0.9 10 -4.4
State Total 24,207,289     -1.6

Top ten fields for gas production in 2021

Kansas total production for 2021 was 147,294,060 MCF (thousand cubic feet). The production from the top ten fields (114,681,778) amounted to about 78% of the state's total.

Field MCF % of
total
2020
Rank
% Change
from 2020
volume
1. Hugoton Gas Area 72,062,004 48.9 1 -6.1
2. Panoma Gas Area 19,945,957 13.5 2 -6.8
3. Cherokee Basin Coal Gas Area 11,383,810 7.7 3 -11.6
4. Spivy-Grabs-Basil 3,286,459 2.2 4 -1.0
5. Greenwood Gas Area 2,645,673 1.8 5 -8.1
6. Cherry Creek Niobrara Gas Area 1,238,969 0.8 6 -11.5
7. Aetna Gas Area 1,084,027 0.7 9 12.4
8. Stranathan 1,024,850 0.7 7 -15.3
9. Bradshaw Gas Area 1,017,172 0.7 10 7.8
10. Hardtner 992,857 0.7 8 -2.2
State Total 147,294,060     -6.3
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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