2011 Annual Oil & Gas Production Data
The data file for information pertaining to the 2011 Annual Well Reports (zipped file) (708 kb) was released on July 2, 2012, following the legislatively mandated six month period of confidentiality. This file is currently an Excel spreadsheet. 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 twenty seven years of Annual Well Status and Production Data is available for free download and manipulation.
For the 2011 calendar year, total reported gas production was 31.124 billion cubic feet (bcf), a 13% decrease from 2010's posted production of 35.802 (bcf). As in recent years, the 2011 production was primarily driven by wells in the Trenton-Black River formation. Subsequent to this, the Medina, Herkimer, and Queenston formations lead in production.
Oil production in New York increased 1% from the previous year for a total of 391,176 barrels reported by purchasers. 786 Well owners also reported a total of 13,846 oil and gas wells. In response to the Department's e-commerce initiatives, owners electronically reported 50% of wells and 75% of gas production.