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Benson--Oil and Gas Production


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Discoveries currently listed:
Operator: Stanolind
Lease: Benson, Well 1
Location: 23S-15W: NW NE NW 30
Discovery Date: 07/25/1945
Producing zone: Arbuckle Group
Operator: Cities Service Oil
Lease: Becker, Well 1
Location: 23S-15W: NE SE NW 32
Discovery Date: 03/07/1947
Producing zone: Arbuckle Group
Operator: Cities Service Oil
Lease: Becker 'B', Well 12
Location: 23S-15W: SW NE NW 32
Discovery Date: 04/15/1952
Producing zone: Lansing-Kansas City Oil
Operator: Armer
Lease: Garvin, Well 1
Location: 23S-15W: SE SE SW 30
Discovery Date: 06/10/1952
Producing zone: Lansing-Kansas City Gas
Operator: Allan
Lease: Becker, Well 1
Location: 23S-15W: C NE SW 29
Discovery Date: 12/04/1963
Producing zone: Wabaunsee Group
Operator: Messman-Rinehart
Lease: Peters OWWO, Well 1
Location: 23S-16W: SE SE NE 36
Discovery Date: 08/05/1964
Producing zone: Penn Basal Cong Gas
Operator: Aspen
Lease: City of Macksville, Well 1
Location: 23S-15W: C SW SW 28
Discovery Date: 02/11/1965
Producing zone: Chase Gas
Operator: Wayne Kirkman
Lease: Thurow, Well 1
Location: 23S-15W: NE NE NW 31
Discovery Date: 03/01/1972
Producing zone: Council Grove (Neva) Gas

Counties: Pawnee
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Producing Formations
Name Depth (ft.) Thickness (ft.) Oil Grav Produces Temperature
KRIDER LIMESTONE 2004 10 - Gas -
NEVA - - - Gas -
WABAUNSEE - - - Gas -
LANSING-KANSAS CITY 3853 68 - Oil, Gas -
PENN. SAND - - - Gas -
ARBUCKLE 4048 - - Gas -

Comments: Benson Southeast combined into Benson 4/14/1953.
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Production Charts
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Year Oil Gas
Production
(bbls)
Wells Cumulative
(bbls)
Production
(mcf)
Wells Cumulative
(mcf)
1966 51,322 22 1,570,619 - - 0
1967 44,848 21 1,615,467 - - 0
1968 45,878 20 1,661,345 9,566,563 15 9,566,563
1969 48,675 19 1,710,020 464,602 9 10,031,165
1970 42,940 17 1,752,960 487,963 9 10,519,128
1971 27,231 16 1,780,191 523,985 10 11,043,113
1972 43,508 16 1,823,699 728,300 11 11,771,413
1973 53,229 15 1,876,928 657,056 11 12,428,469
1974 40,797 15 1,917,725 571,143 13 12,999,612
1975 27,845 14 1,945,570 590,028 16 13,589,640
1976 25,344 15 1,970,914 444,337 15 14,033,977
1977 24,970 17 1,995,884 396,056 14 14,430,033
1978 19,401 17 2,015,285 341,636 13 14,771,669
1979 15,057 16 2,030,342 316,092 15 15,087,761
1980 36,863 17 2,067,205 225,496 13 15,313,257
1981 25,666 18 2,092,871 207,185 12 15,520,442
1982 20,963 18 2,113,834 149,179 10 15,669,621
1983 19,277 19 2,133,111 112,966 10 15,782,587
1984 16,641 19 2,149,752 107,445 8 15,890,032
1985 14,450 18 2,164,202 151,297 8 16,041,329
1986 13,535 18 2,177,737 134,148 10 16,175,477
1987 12,437 8 2,190,174 96,020 9 16,271,497
1988 10,149 11 2,200,323 95,391 8 16,366,888
1989 9,589 6 2,209,912 92,580 7 16,459,468
1990 8,728 8 2,218,640 117,946 7 16,577,414
1991 7,143 8 2,225,783 105,995 7 16,683,409
1992 17,593 8 2,243,376 99,252 6 16,782,661
1993 14,593 8 2,257,969 90,798 6 16,873,459
1994 13,567 8 2,271,536 97,072 6 16,970,531
1995 12,775 8 2,284,311 143,799 8 17,114,330
1996 9,870 7 2,294,181 166,915 10 17,281,245
1997 6,969 5 2,301,150 164,829 9 17,446,074
1998 7,612 5 2,308,762 123,358 9 17,569,432
1999 7,457 4 2,316,219 108,932 8 17,678,364
2000 6,887 4 2,323,106 95,091 8 17,773,455
2001 8,455 5 2,331,561 134,894 8 17,908,349
2002 9,446 5 2,341,007 127,897 7 18,036,246
2003 7,750 5 2,348,757 126,200 7 18,162,446
2004 8,118 5 2,356,875 77,637 8 18,240,083
2005 10,148 6 2,367,023 90,290 8 18,330,373
2006 7,007 5 2,374,030 126,456 7 18,456,829
2007 6,071 7 2,380,101 155,300 8 18,612,129
2008 10,843 7 2,390,944 247,574 8 18,859,703
2009 9,258 7 2,400,202 214,974 7 19,074,677
2010 8,355 6 2,408,557 147,270 8 19,221,947
2011 7,873 6 2,416,430 101,907 8 19,323,854
2012 6,704 5 2,423,134 107,131 8 19,430,985
2013 6,055 5 2,429,189 81,377 9 19,512,362
2014 3,505 5 2,432,694 49,339 9 19,561,701
Updated through 8-2014.
Note: bbls is barrels; mcf is 1000 cubic feet.


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