2014 Oil & Gas Production Data
The data file for information pertaining to the 2014 Annual Well Reports (zipped file) (419 KB) was released on July 1, 2015, following the legislatively mandated six month period of confidentiality. The Division offers production data in a number of methods including zipped files, searchable oil and gas online database, and older summary production files. Over 28 years of Annual Well Status and Production Data is available for free download.
For the 2014 calendar year, 758 well owners reported a total of 12,826 oil and gas wells. Oil production in New York decreased 4.6% from the previous year for a total of 358,390 barrels reported by purchasers. Total reported gas production was 20.4 billion cubic feet (bcf), a 12.7% decrease from 2013's posted production of 23.4 bcf. Production was primarily driven by wells in the Trenton-Black River formation (8.45 bcf). Significant 2014 production was also reported for the Medina (7.5 bcf), Herkimer (1.3 bcf), and Queenston (1.4 bcf) formations.