XTO Energy operations overview

XTO Energy is a leading oil and natural gas producer in the United States with expertise in developing tight gas, shale gas and unconventional oil resources. XTO or its affiliates operate in all major U.S. unconventional producing regions and Western Canada. XTO also provides support and technical services to ExxonMobil’s operations in Argentina.

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XTO Energy operations overview

Overview

  • Leading natural gas and oil producer in North America and Western Canada, with expertise in developing tight gas, shale gas and unconventional oil resources
  • Provides operational support for unconventional resource development in Argentina 
  • Operations in 14 states in the United States, with holdings in every major shale play
  • Headquarters in Houston, Texas
  • A subsidiary of ExxonMobil since 2010

Portfolio

  • 11 million acres with a total resource base of about 33 billion oil equivalent barrels
  • More than 50,000 gross operated wells

Employees

  • Approximately 4,700 employees

Operating divisions

  • Central Division – Fort Worth, Texas
  • Delaware Basin Division - Midland, Texas
  • Eastern Division – Tyler, Texas
  • Mid-Continent Division – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Permian Division – Midland, Texas
  • Western Canada Division – Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Argentina Division - Fort Worth, Texas

2016 taxes paid

  • Severance taxes: $216 million
  • Property taxes: $120 million
  • Sales and use tax: $85.8 million

Community impact

  • In 2016, XTO and ExxonMobil invested $113 million in higher education, medical care, environmental research, and arts and civic organizations.
  • XTO employees, retirees and their families have volunteered countless hours of their personal time to a wide variety of community organizations.

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Appalachia

XTO Energy is proud to operate in the Appalachian basin, a region that is home to the Marcellus and Utica shale formations. A large focus of our operational work in these formations takes place in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

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Ohio

XTO Energy operates in 2 counties and holds more than 56,000 acres in Ohio.

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Arkansas

With 175 employees, XTO Energy operates in 16 counties and holds more than 662,000 acres in Arkansas.

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Kansas

XTO Energy operates in 7 counties and holds 776,000 acres in Kansas.

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Wyoming

XTO Energy operates in 3 counties and holds more than 130,000 acres in Wyoming.

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Argentina

XTO Energy is providing operational support for unconventional resource development in Argentina.

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