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Kansas Mineral Rights

Kansas mineral rights owners benefit from both oil and gas production. Natural gas mineral rights were first exploited in Kansas in 1922 in Seward county in the Hugoton embayment. The original well was abandoned at first because it did not produce oil, but later the the Independent Oil and Gas Company discovered natural gas with their Crawford No. 1 well.

Major Oil and Gas Fields in Kansas

  • Bemis-Shutts Field
  • Bradshaw Field
  • Chase Field
  • El Dorado Field
  • Glick Field
  • Greenwood Field
  • Hall-Gurney Field
  • Hugoton Field
  • Kraf Prusa Field
  • Panoma Field
  • Trapp Field

Oil and Gas Companies Active in Kansas

  • American Warrior
  • Anadarko Petroleum
  • Berexco
  • BP America
  • Cimarex Energy
  • Dart Cherokee Basin Operating
  • EOG Resources
  • Exxon Mobil
  • Layne Energy Operating
  • Merit Energy Company
  • Murfin Drilling
  • OXY USA
  • Pioneer Natural Resources
  • Quest Cherokee
  • Vess Oil Corporation

Kansas Mineral Rights Links

Kansas Geological Survey Energy Resources: http://www.kgs.ku.edu/PRS/petroDB.html

Additional Reading

  • Oil & Gas 101 – General information for mineral rights owners. Start here if you’re a newbie.