New Mexico Wells Drilled 2021

2021 Oil & Gas Highlights from New Mexico

New Mexico had 1450 wells drilled in 2021. The New Mexico Oil and Gas Association recently published its top five highlight list for 2021 energy producers in The Land of Enchantment. They include:

New Mexico Wells Drilled 2021

Economic Recovery

Thanks to the industry’s resilience, oil and natural gas production in New Mexico roared back to pre-pandemic levels. The oil and natural gas industry is the bedrock of New Mexico’s economy, supporting 134,000 jobs.

Rising Rig Count

New Mexico ended 2020 with 65 active rigs. That steadily rose over the year to a peak of 93 rigs in December.

Historic Production

New Mexico cemented itself at the center of domestic energy production by becoming the 2nd largest oil producer in the country. The state produced more than a million barrels per day. The Permian Basin of New Mexico and Texas currently accounts for nearly one third of national production.

Energy Security

New Mexico helped the U.S. to retain its status as a net energy exporter. Oil and gas natural production in New Mexico has solidified American energy security, making the U.S. less reliant on foreign countries to fuel our own economy, infrastructure and public safety.

Record Revenues

Oil and natural gas production in New Mexico delivered $5.3 billion in state and local tax revenue – the highest figure ever recorded in New Mexico history. Revenue grew $500 million on the strength of production, returning drilling activity, and rebound in market prices.

New Mexico Wells Drilled by Operator in 2021

Operators in New MexicoMew Mexico Wells Drilled 2021
Eog Resources, Inc.230
Mewbourne Oil Company194
Devon Energy Corporation124
Tap Rock Resources123
Kaiser-Francis Oil Company74
XTO Energy Inc.67
Matador Resources Company52
ADVANCE ENERGY PARTNERS, LLC46
Citation Oil & Gas Corp.44
Centennial Resource Production, LLC38
Spur Energy Partners LLC37
Chevron U.S.A. Inc.36
TITUS OIL & GAS PRODUCTION, LLC35
Bta Oil Producers, LLC32
Coterra Energy31
Franklin Mountain Energy LLC30
OXY USA Inc.29
NOVO OIL & GAS TEXAS, LLC28
Colgate Energy23
DJR OPERATING, LLC20
Caza Petroleum14
Enduring Resources, LLC12
Longfellow Energy, LP11
Earthstone Energy10
Conocophillips Company9
Burnett Oil Co., Inc.8
Mack Energy Co.8
Pride Energy Company6
FAE II Operating LLC5
ASCENT ENERGY, LLC.4
Avant Natural Resources4
Flat Creek Resources, LLC4
LOGOS OPERATING, LLC4
SOUTHERLAND JOE DON dba TAYLOR OIL CO4
Lime Rock Resources Iv-A, L.P.3
MARSHALL & WINSTON, INC.3
MURCHISON OIL & GAS INC3
STEWARD ENERGY, LLC3
ARMSTRONG ENERGY CORP2
Bopco, L.P.2
CAMINO NATURAL RESOURCES LLC2
Catena Resources Operating, LLC2
Great Western Drilling Company2
HALL GREG OIL & GAS LLC2
Manzano LLC2
RIDGEWAY ARIZONA OIL CORP.2
Tacitus, LLC2
Tamaroa Operating, LLC2
Tascosa Energy Partners, L.L.C2
BAM PERMIAN OPERATING, LLC1
Bc Operating Inc.1
Breitburn Operating L.P.1
Continental Resources1
DUGAN PRODUCTION CORP1
FAIR OIL, LTD1
GOODNIGHT MIDSTREAM PERMIAN, LLC1
Milestone Environmental Services, LLC1
OKLAND OIL COMPANY1
Permian Oilfield Partners, LLC1
Redwood Operating LLC1
RKR EXPLORATION INC1
San Mateo Stebbins Water Management, LLC1
SCO PERMIAN, LLC1
SOLARIS WATER MIDSTREAM, LLC1
TRIUMPH ENERGY PARTNERS LLC1
V-F Petroleum Inc.1

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