Economy, Energy, Natural Resources: Policy to People

Map: Where Oklahoma Oil is Produced

Half of Oklahoma’s crude oil is produced in 10 counties, preliminary data from the state Corporation Commission show.

The three counties with the highest production  — Carter, Ellis and Stephens counties — alone account for nearly a quarter of the 34.7 million barrels of crude oil and condensate produced in Oklahoma from January to June 2012.

Oil production, as you can see from the interactive map below, tends to increase as you move west. Oklahoma’s 11 easternmost counties haven’t produced any oil this year, and a diagonal band of relatively sparse production extends from Washington to Bryan County.

The state’s No. 1 producer, Carter County, has produced more than 3.7 million barrels — roughly 10.7 percent of all crude oil and condensate produced in Oklahoma this year.

Oklahoma Oil Production: 2012

Source: Oklahoma Corporation Commission | Download Data 

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  • Brenda Morgan

    Just found out that my husband and I inherited mineral rights in Oklahoma. There are 48 different sections listed in the will. Counties ; Logan, Coal, Cleveland, Roger Mills,
    Garvin, Canadian, McIntosh, Hughes. Not sure what to do with them

    • RC Scott

      Dear Brenda,

      Please contact me at brcminerals@gmail.com. I may be interested in making a purchase offer on portions of these.

  • S. Taylor


    Having just found your question…. I hope you have NOT done anything yet. I do consult for mineral owners about JUST these types of questions. Please get in touch. Email fossil@geologist.com

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