San Angelo Office Closure

Due to a telecommunications outage, the RRC’s San Angelo Office closed at 1 p.m. today.

The service provider is working to restore service and the district office is scheduled to resume normal operations at 8 a.m. on Monday, December 17, 2018.

Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for September 2018

11/29/2018

AUSTIN –– Production for September 2018 as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (Commission) is 85,096,543 barrels of crude oil and 591,183,972 mcf (thousand cubic feet) of total gas from oil and gas wells. These preliminary figures are based on production volumes reported by operators and will be updated as late and corrected production reports are received. Production reported to the Commission for September 2017, was: 69,238,482 barrels of crude oil preliminarily, updated to a current figure of 91,898,514 barrels; and 519,180,463 mcf of total gas preliminarily, updated to a current figure of 666,600,607 mcf.

The Commission reports that from October 2017 to September 2018, total Texas reported production was 1.209 billion barrels of crude oil and 8.3 trillion cubic feet of total gas. Crude oil production reported by the Commission is limited to oil produced from oil leases and does not include condensate, which is reported separately by the Commission.

Texas preliminary September 2018 crude oil production averaged 2,836,551 barrels daily, compared to the 2,307,949 barrels daily average of September 2017.

Texas preliminary September 2018 total gas production averaged 19,706,132 mcf a day, compared to the 17,306,015 mcf daily average of September 2017.

Texas production in September 2018 came from 179,138 oil wells and 90,974 gas wells.

For additional oil and gas production statistics, visit the Commission’s website at http://www.rrc.texas.gov/oil-gas/research-and-statistics/production-data/texas-monthly-oil-gas-production/.


TABLE 1
– SEPTEMBER 2018 TEXAS TOP TEN CRUDE OIL PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

CRUDE OIL (BBLS)

    1.

MIDLAND

10,077,280

    2.

KARNES

7,060,471

    3.

REEVES

5,423,248

    4.

MARTIN

5,247,375

    5.

DE WITT

4,669,275

    6.

UPTON

4,637,689

    7.

LA SALLE

4,136,941

    8.

LOVING

4,109,511

    9.

HOWARD

3,055,610

  10.

ANDREWS

2,917,154


TABLE 2 – SEPTEMBER 2018 TEXAS TOP TEN TOTAL GAS (GAS WELL GAS & CASINGHEAD) PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

TOTAL GAS (MCF)

    1.

WEBB

54,581,000

    2.

REEVES

37,207,229

    3.

TARRANT

33,973,352

    4.

MIDLAND

24,773,580

    5.

KARNES

23,506,945

    6.

DE WITT

22,473,705

    7.

LOVING

18,782,361

    8.

PANOLA

18,494,210

    9.

CULBERSON

18,482,233

  10.

UPTON

15,282,914


TABLE 3 – SEPTEMBER 2018 TEXAS TOP TEN TOTAL CONDENSATE PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

CONDENSATE (BBLS)

    1.

REEVES

2,646,016

    2.

CULBERSON

1,668,349

    3.

LOVING

1,246,882

    4.

KARNES

1,131,755

    5.

DE WITT

961,761

    6.

WEBB

749,692

    7.

DIMMIT

369,789

    8.

LIVE OAK

266,479

    9.

HEMPHILL

137,944

  10.

LA SALLE

110,298

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Our mission is to serve Texas by our stewardship of natural resources and the environment, our concern for personal and community safety, and our support of enhanced development and economic vitality for the benefit of Texans. The Commission has a long and proud history of service to both Texas and to the nation, including almost 100 years regulating the oil and gas industry. The Commission also has jurisdiction over alternative fuels safety, natural gas utilities, surface mining and intrastate pipelines. Established in 1891, the Railroad Commission of Texas is the oldest regulatory agency in the state. To learn more, please visit http://www.rrc.texas.gov.