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Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for November 2018

02/04/2019

AUSTIN –– Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) for November 2018 came from 180,472 oil wells and 90,168 gas wells.

The RRC reports that from October 2017 to November 2018, total Texas reported production was 1.265 billion barrels of crude oil and 8.5 trillion cubic feet of total gas. Crude oil production reported by the RRC is limited to oil produced from oil leases and does not include condensate, which is reported separately by the RRC.

For additional oil and gas production statistics, including the ranking of each Texas County by crude oil, total gas and condensate production, visit the RRC’s website at http://www.rrc.texas.gov/oil-gas/research-and-statistics/production-data/texas-monthly-oil-gas-production/.

TABLE 1 - NOVEMBER 2018 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION*

PRODUCT

TOTAL

Crude Oil

90,204,039 barrels

Natural Gas

634,859,071 mcf (thousand cubic feet)

* These are preliminary figures based on production volumes reported by operators and will be updated as late and corrected production reports are received.


TABLE 2 – AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION**

PRODUCT

NOVEMBER 2018 TOTAL

NOVEMBER 2017 TOTAL

Crude Oil

3,006,801 BBLS

2,519,105 BBLS

Natural Gas

21,161,969 mcf

18,107,099 mcf

**Preliminary Reported Totals


TABLE 3 - NOVEMBER 2017 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION

PRODUCT

UPDATED REPORTED TOTAL

PRELIMINARY REPORTED TOTAL

Crude Oil

100,138,058 BBLS

75,573,142 BBLS

Natural Gas

698,508,245 mcf

543,212,976 mcf

 
TABLE 4 NOVEMBER 2018 TEXAS TOP TEN CRUDE OIL PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

CRUDE OIL (BBLS)

 1.

MIDLAND

11,915,843

 2.

KARNES

7,132,613

 3.

REEVES

5,963,266

 4.

MARTIN

5,489,584

 5.

LOVING

5,100,963

 6.

UPTON

4,498,095

 7.

LA SALLE

4,215,290

 8.

DE WITT

4,190,245

 9.

HOWARD

3,904,726

 10.

REAGAN

3,123,653


TABLE 5 – NOVEMBER 2018 TEXAS TOP TEN TOTAL GAS (GAS WELL GAS & CASINGHEAD) PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

TOTAL GAS (MCF)

 1.

WEBB

56,920,156

 2.

REEVES

40,260,542

 3.

TARRANT

34,214,319

 4.

MIDLAND

27,411,233

 5.

KARNES

23,652,243

 6.

LOVING

23,566,859

 7.

PANOLA

22,339,659

 8.

DE WITT

21,397,024

 9.

CULBERSON

19,830,563

 10.

SAN AUGUSTINE

17,279,335

 

TABLE 6 – NOVEMBER 2018 TEXAS TOP TEN TOTAL CONDENSATE PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

CONDENSATE (BBLS)

 1.

REEVES

2,775,585

 2.

CULBERSON

1,908,903

 3.

LOVING

1,616,480

 4.

KARNES

1,239,416

 5.

WEBB

836,299

 6.

DE WITT

797,663

 7.

DIMMIT

362,885

 8.

LIVE OAK

293,609

 9.

WHEELER

176,429

 10.

HEMPHILL

155,211

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