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Well Counts


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As of March 24, 2017
Well Statuses
Number of Wells
Mineral Lease Types
Federal
Native American
State
Fee
Producing Oil Wells
4638
1605
1871
240
922
Producing Gas Wells
7050
4810
168
1818
254
Shut-in Oil Wells
1288
648
383
84
173
Shut-in Gas Wells
896
649
32
155
60
Active Water Injection Wells
1948
1363
430
148
7
Active Gas Injection Wells
3
1
1
0
1
Active Water Disposal Wells
120
39
9
25
47
Active Gas Storage Wells
64
45
0
9
10
Active Water Source Wells
7
6
0
1
0
Active Test Holes
13
3
0
10
0
Inactive Water Injection Wells
38
7
30
1
0
Inactive Gas Injection Wells
1
1
0
0
0
Inactive Water Disposal Wells
7
2
1
3
1
Inactive Gas Storage Wells
1
0
0
1
0
Inactive Water Source Wells
2
2
0
0
0
Inactive Test Holes
2
0
0
0
2
Temporarily-Abandoned Wells
108
77
11
9
11
Plugged and Abandoned Wells
7992
4300
1083
1159
1419
Drilling Activity
New Permits - Not Yet Approved
83
2
9
4
68
Permits Approved - Not Yet Commenced
3030
1648
973
103
306
Drilling Commenced - Not Yet Completed
81
29
23
3
26
Drilling Operations Suspended
222
140
47
8
27
Orphan Wells
Open Orphan Wells (no known operator)
28
19
0
3
6
2015 Stripper Wells
Stripper Oil Wells (produce <= 10 BBLS/day)
2854
1096
1261
149
348
Stripper Gas Wells (produce <= 60 MCF/day)
2962
2148
117
579
118
Well Status Summary
Total Holes Not Yet Completed
303
169
70
11
53
Total Wells Capable of Production*
13872
7712
2454
2297
1409
Total Non-Plugged Wells
16186
9258
2936
2504
1488
Total Wells Drilled
24178
13558
4019
3663
2907
 * Capable of Production = Producing Wells + Shut-in Wells

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