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OKLAHOMA OIL & GAS FACTS

Information supplied by:
OKLAHOMA CORPORATION COMMISSION
OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION DIVISION STATISTICAL DEPARTMENT
Updated
August 2013

Drilling and Production
Refining and Marketing
Oil and Gas Employment
What a Barrel of Crude Oil Makes




 

  

 DRILLING AND PRODUCTION

   

 Number of counties in state

 77

 Number of counties with oil or gas production

 72

   

 Oil and Gas Wells Drilled

   

Year

Number of Wells  

2011 2,987
2010 3,517
2009 2,715

2008

3,439

2007

3,588

2006

2,427

2005

2,369

2004

2,299

2003

2,117

2002

2,339

2001

2,348

2000

1,531

1999

1,264

1998

1,558

1997

1,844

1996

1,607

1995

1,555

1994

1,582

1993

1,743

1992

1,678

   

 Producing Oil Wells

 

 

Date

Number of Wells

January 1, 2011 86,000
January 1, 2010 115,000
January 1, 2009 83,700

January 1, 2008

83,443

January 1, 2007

82,832

January 1, 2006

82,284

January 1, 2005

82,551

January 1, 2004

83,222

January 1, 2003

83,415

January 1, 2002

83,730

January 1, 2001

84,160

January 1, 2000

84,432

January 1, 1999

85,043

January 1, 1998

85,691

January 1, 1997

86,765

January 1, 1996

88,144

January 1, 1995

90,557

January 1, 1994

91,289

January 1, 1993

92,377

January 1, 1992

93,192

   

 Producing Gas Wells

   

 Date

 Number of Wells

January 1, 2011 40,000
January 1, 2010 65,000
January 1, 2009 43,600

January 1, 2008

41,921

January 1, 2007

38,364

January 1, 2006

38,060

 January 1, 2005

36,704

 January 1, 2004

35,612

 January 1, 2003

34,334

 January 1, 2002

33,279

 January 1, 2001

32,672

 January 1, 2000

31,580

 January 1, 1999

30,978

 January 1, 1998

30,501

 January 1, 1997

30,101

 January 1, 1996

29,734

 January 1, 1995

29,733

 January 1, 1994

29,337

 January 1, 1993

29,118

 January 1, 1992

28,902

   

 Average Daily Oil Production Per Well

   

Year

 Barrels

2011 2.294
2010 1.642
2009 1.957

2008

2.178

2007

2.053*

2006

2.108*

2005

2.006*

2004

2.10

2003

2.12

2002

2.16

2001

2.24

2000

2.24

1999

2.29

1998

2.49

1997

2.62

1996

2.66

1995

2.65

1994

2.73

1993

2.87

1992

2.99

*figures revised 2009 - Oklahoma Corporation Commission

   

Average Daily Gas Production Per Well
*MCF=Thousand Cubic Feet

   

Year

 MCF

2011 106.469
2010 68.372
2009 103.114

2008

116.046

2007

121.719*

2006

124.503*

2005

125.594*

2004

126.36

2003

125.01

2002

128.40

2001

134.48

2000

140.69

1999

139.69

1998

148.13

1997

153.91

1996

166.09

1995

163.60

1994

176.46

1993

189.77

1992

185.53

*figures revised in 2009 by Oklahoma Corporation Commission

 

 Total Liquids Produced
Crude Oil and Condensate Production

   

Year

Barrels

2011 72,013,808
2010 68,906,231
2009 59,799,268

2008

66,879,159

2007

62,539,878*

2006

63,954,336*

 2005

61,058,028*

 2004

63,816,895

 2003

64,676,767

 2002

66,030,455

 2001

68,725,026

 2000

71,256,935

 1999

71,047,405

 1998

77,796,579

 1997

83,124,976

 1996

85,623,876

 1995

87,656,947

 1994

90,998,504

 1993

96,819,613

 1992

101,833,596 

2010 - A differentiation is no longer being made between crude oil and condensate production
* figures revised in 2009 by Oklahoma Corporation Commission

   

Total Gas Production
Natural Gas and Casinghead Gas Production
*MCF=Thousand Cubic Feet

   

 Year

MCF 

2011 1,554,450,000
2010 1,622,130,000
2009 1,640,956,044

2008

1,775,631,772

2007

1,704,414,204*

2006

1,729,583,438*

2005

1,682,572,992*

2004

1,646,956,321

2003

1,566,663,548

2002

1,559,705,213

2001

1,603,732,986

2000

1,660,456,198

1999

1,579,425,500

1998

1,649,110,067

1997

1,691,034,594

1996

1,737,459,733

1995

1,775,429,065

1994

1,889,516,609

1993

2,016,922,956

1992

1,962,533,314

2010 - A differentiation is no longer being made between natural gas and casinghead gas production
 * Figures revised in 2009 by Oklahoma Corporation Commission

   

 Average Gross Wellhead Price Paid for Crude Oil and Condensate

   

 Year

 Per Barrel

2011 $91.01
2010 $74.94
2009 $56.47

2008

$96.56

2007

$69.17*

2006

$62.97*

2005

$54.50*

2004

$39.70

2003

$30.02

2002

$24.44

2001

$24.64

2000

$29.64

1999

$17.75

1998

$13.12

1997

$19.82

1996

$21.02

1995

$16.78

1994

$15.51

1993

$16.71

1992

$18.99

 * Figures revised in 2009 by Oklahoma Corporation Commission

   

Average Gross Wellhead Price Paid for Natural Gas and Casinghead Gas
*MCF=Thousand Cubic Feet

   

 Year

 Per MCF

2011 $5.43
2010 $4.62
2009 $3.56

2008

$7.32

2007

$6.23*

2006

$6.10*

2005

$7.10*

2004

$5.42

2003

$4.83

2002

$2.94

2001

$4.02

2000

$3.65

1999

$2.06

1998

$1.84

1997

$2.20

1996

$2.15

1995

$1.43

1994

$1.67

1993

$1.86

1992

$1.63

 * Figures revised in 2009 by Oklahoma Corporation Commission

   

 All time cumulative value of crude oil production to December 31, 2011

$121,175,183,453

 Oklahoma's deepest producing natural gas well is located in Beckham county.

20,249 ft.

 Oklahoma's deepest producing oil well is located in Carter county.

2,942 ft.

   

 Oklahoma's Average Depth Per Well Drilled

   

 Year

 Feet

2011 9,449
2010 7,479
2009 7,087

2008

7,828

2007

7,203

2006

7,121

2005

7,396**

2004

6,725

2003

6,618

2002

4,878

2001*

6,521

2000*

6,526

1999*

6,214

1998*

6,920

1997

7,133

1996

7,118

1995

6,461

1994

6,332

1993

6,255

1992

5,466

1991

5,608

   

* Numbers revised September 2003 to include all wells: oil, gas, service wells, and dry holes

** Figure revised 2009

 

United States Annual Average Rotary Rig Activity by State:

2012: Oklahoma is 2nd in the nation (196)
2011: Oklahoma is 2nd in the nation (180)
2010: Oklahoma is 3rd in the nation (128)
2009: Oklahoma is 3rd in the nation (94)
2008: Oklahoma is 2nd in the nation (200)
2007: Oklahoma is 2nd in the nation (188)
2006: Oklahoma is 3rd in the nation (179)
2005: Oklahoma is 3rd in the nation (152)
2004: Oklahoma is 3rd in the nation (159)
2003: Oklahoma is 3rd in the nation (129)
2002: Oklahoma is 3rd in the nation (91)
2001: Oklahoma is 3rd in the nation (130
)

United States Crude Oil Production by State:

2012: Oklahoma is 5th in the nation
2011: Oklahoma is 5th in the nation
2010: Oklahoma is 5th in the nation
2009: Oklahoma is 6th in the nation
2008: Oklahoma is 5th in the nation
2007: Oklahoma is 5th in the nation
2006: Oklahoma is 5th in the nation
2005: Oklahoma is 5th in the nation
2004: Oklahoma is 6th in the nation
2003: Oklahoma is 6th in the nation
2002: Oklahoma is 6th in the nation
2001: Oklahoma is 5th in the nation

United States Marketed Production of Natural Gas by State:

2011: Oklahoma is 5th in the nation
2010: Oklahoma is 4th in the nation
2009: Oklahoma is 3rd in the nation
2008: Oklahoma is 3rd in the nation
2007: Oklahoma is 3rd in the nation
2006: Oklahoma is 2nd in the nation
2005: Oklahoma is 2nd in the nation
2004: Oklahoma is 2nd in the nation
2003: Oklahoma is 3rd in the nation
2002: Oklahoma is 3rd in the nation
2001: Oklahoma is 4th in the nation
Data supplied by Baker Hughes
http://www.bakerhughes.com
and the U.S. Energy Information Administration, Department of Energy
http://www.eia.doe.gov  
 

 

REFINING & MARKETING

Top Ten Petroleum Refining States, as of January 1, 2013

 

 

 

 

Rank

State

Operating Crude
Oil Distillation
Capacity (Thousand
Barrels/Day)

Number of
Operable
Refineries

1

Texas

5,128

27

2

Louisiana

3,273

19

3

California

1,955

18

4

Illinois

952

4

5

Washington

632

5

6

Pennsylvania

595

4

7

Ohio

530

4

8

Oklahoma

521

6

9

New Jersey

468

4

10

Indiana

426

2

       

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Department of Energy
http://www.eia.doe.gov


Oklahoma's Gasoline Consumption

   

Year

Gallons

2011 estimate

2,601,634,723

2010 estimate 2,690,217,226
2009 estimate 2,560,691,160
2008 estimate 2,733,559,061
2007 estimate 2,703,922,344

2006 estimate

2,714,143,970

2005 estimate

2,622,425,716

2004 estimate

2,555,735,317

2003 estimate

2,691,752,522

2002 estimate**

2,598,204,610

2001 estimate

2,880,338,705

2000 estimate

2,529,567,820

1999 estimate

2,479,849,257

1998 estimate

2,409,061,200

1997 estimate*

2,403,940,370

1996 estimate

1,873,640,669

1995 estimate

1,813,977,201

1994 estimate

1,798,070,187

1993 estimate

1,773,121,365

1992 estimate

1,747,614,000

   

* Pre-1997 figures received from US DOT figures.
Post-1997 figures received from Oklahoma Tax Commission, Motor Fuels Division, and include
all types of fuel: gasoline, diesel, farm
**2002 figures revised



Retail Outlets

   

Year

OK Service Stations

2011

3,200

2010 3,200

2009

3,200

2008

3,200***

2007

3,250

2006

3,500

2005

3,732

2004

4,091

2003

4,254

2002

4,000**

2001

4,000**

2000

3,935

1999

4,005

1998

4,139

1997

4,172

1996

4,351

1995

4,925

1994

4,900

1993

5,800

1992

4,450

1991

4,700

   

Retail data supplied by American Petroleum Institute's Basic Petroleum Data Book
**Year 2001, 2002 data revised in 2003
***Year 2008 data revised in 2012

   

What A Barrel of Crude Oil Makes

 

 

Product

Gallons per barrel

Gasoline

18.90

Distillate Fuel Oil
(includes both home heating oil and diesel fuel)

12.14

Kerosene-Type Jet Fuel

3.95

Petroleum Coke

2.31

Still Gas
1.85
Liquefied Refinery/Petroleum Gases 1.68

Residual Fuel Oil
(Heavy oils used as fuels in industry,
marine transportation and for
electric power generation)

1.43

Asphalt and Road Oil

1.01

Naptha for Feedstocks

0.55

Other Oils for Feedstocks

0.29

Lubricants

0.46

Miscellaneous Products 0.21
Special Napthas 0.08

Kerosene

0.04

Finished Aviation Gasoline 0.04

Waxes

0.04

Figures are based on average yields for U.S. refineries in 2011. One barrel
contains 42 gallons of crude oil. The total volume of products made is 2.94 gallons
greater than the original 42 gallons of crude oil. This represents "processing gain."
Information supplied by U.S. Energy Information Administration


OIL AND GAS EMPLOYMENT

 

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

Oil and gas extraction

 25,484

 26,871

 29,095

 33,907

39,598

44,179

49,743**

41,730***

41,536

49,371

Oil field machinery

 4,967

 ND*

 ND

 5,653

6,664

7,666

8,284

6,862

6,703

8,168

Petroleum and coal products

 2,683

 1,888

 1,625

 1,610

1,672

1,813

2,002

2,063

1,853

1,766

                     

Data supplied by Oklahoma Employment Security Commission, using Current Employment Statistics (CES) codes. In 1997 the Office of Management and Budget adopted a new standardization system for classifying industries -- the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). The NAICS is a much broader classification than the old Standard Industrial Classification (SIC), the classification used prior to 1998. The CES codes give a more accurate representation of the job classifications above.
**ND is non-disclosable data according to Bureau of Labor Statistics policy

**Figure updated in 2010, *** 2009 Figures updated in 2012