EnerJex Resources has reported a 100% rise in production rate to approximately 200 barrels of oil per day from its Rantoul Project located in Eastern Kansas, US.

The company has drilled 19 new oil wells and 14 new secondary recovery water injection wells overall it has drilled 47 new oil wells and 63 new injection wells.

EnerJex Resources CEO Robert Watson Jr said, "The Company remains focused on its production goal of exceeding 1,000 barrels of oil per day from its Kansas properties."

Further rise in production is expected once additional oil wells are completed apart from existing oil wells following secondary recovery water injection.