2013 Oil & Gas Production Data
The data file for information pertaining to the 2013 Annual Well Reports (zipped file) (314 KB) was released on July 1, 2014, 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 27 years of Annual Well Status and Production Data is available for free download.
For the 2013 calendar year, 749 well owners reported a total of 12,808 oil and gas wells. Oil production in New York decreased 5% from the previous year for a total of 375,571 barrels reported by purchasers. Total reported gas production was 23.475 billion cubic feet (bcf), an 11% decrease from 2012's posted production of 26.5 bcf. Production was primarily driven by wells in the Trenton-Black River formation (10.2 bcf). Significant 2013 production was also reported for the Medina (8.3 bcf), Herkimer (1.5 bcf), and Queenston (1.5 bcf) formations.