Top 12 I.P. Wells in Niobrara Shale 

Flow Operator Well # County, State Location/Basin Comp. Date
2,666.67 Boe/d (16 MMcf/d) WPX Energy Rocky  Mountain 701-4 HN1 Williams GM Garfield, Colo. 4-7s-96w, Piceance Dec. 2012
2,059 Boe/d (2.679 MMcf, 1,613 bo) Burlington Resources Oil & Gas LP 9-10-1H Sky Ranch 4-65 Arapahoe, Colo. 10-4s=65w, D-J Mar. 2016
1,966.67 Boe/d (11.8 MMcf/d)
WPX Energy Rocky Mountain 702-23-HN1 Bosely SG Garfield, Colo. 23-7s-96w, Piceance Apr. 2013
1,831.3 Boe/d  (367 Mcf, 1,770 bo) EOG Resources Inc. 2-01H Jake Weld, Colo. 1-11n-63w, D-J Dec. 2009
1,774.67 Boe/d (4.36 MMcf, 1,048 bo) Chesapeake Operating Inc. 31-33-69-A-3H York Ranch Unit Converse County, Wyo. 31-33n-69w, Powder River Mar. 2013
1,770 Boe/d (2.4 MMcf, 1,270 bo) Chesapeake Operating Inc. 33-71 25-1H Sims Converse, Wyo. 20-33n-70w, Powder River May 2012
1,677.3 Boe/d (4.94 MMcf, 854 bo) Chesapeake Operating Inc. 29-33-70 1H Combs Ranch Unit Converse, Wyo. 20-33n-70w, Powder River May 2012
1,633 Boe/d* (87% oil) Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. 6-20 Bringelson Ranch Weld, Colo. 20-9n-58w, D-J May 2014

1,605 Boe/d (3 MMcf, 1,105 bo)

Chesapeake Operating Inc.

23-33-71A 3H Wallis

Converse, Wyo.

23-33n-71w, Powder River

Sept.
2012

1,522 Boe/d)1.296 MMcf, 1,306 bo) Chesapeake Operating Inc. 32-34-67-USA A 1H Barton Unit Converse, Wyo. 32-34n-67w, Powder River Oct. 2015
1,507.37 Boe/d (1.8442 MMcf, 1,200 bo) Burlington Resources Oil & Gas Co LP 11-12-1H Prosper Farms 4-65 Arapahoe, Colo. 12-4s-65w, D-J Apr. 2015
1,477 Boe/d (2.46 MMcf, 1,067 bo) Chesapeake Operating Inc. 1-33-69 A 7H Crawford Converse, Wyo. 1-33n-69w, Powder River Mar. 2015
Table compiled by Larry Prado, Activity Editor
Data Source: IHS Inc.
Gas: 6,000 cf of gas = 1 bbl of oil equivalent
* Source: Carrizo Oil & Gas, production from Niobrara A