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Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for February 2019

05/03/2019

AUSTIN –– Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) for February 2019 came from 176,327 oil wells and 88,212 gas wells.

The RRC reports that from March 2018 to February 2019, total Texas reported production was 1.332 billion barrels of crude oil and 8.9 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 - February 2019 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION*

PRODUCT

TOTAL

Crude Oil

89,977,836 BBLS (barrels)

Natural Gas

618,963,170 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

February 2019 TOTAL

February 2018 TOTAL

Crude Oil

3,213,494 BBLS

2,733,784 BBLS

Natural Gas

22,105,828 mcf

18,907,758 mcf



TABLE 3 - February 2018 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION

PRODUCT

UPDATED REPORTED TOTAL

PRELIMINARY REPORTED TOTAL

Crude Oil

96,932,174 BBLS

76,545,962 BBLS

Natural Gas

651,805,731 mcf.

529,417,231 mcf


TABLE 4 – February 2019 TEXAS TOP TEN CRUDE OIL PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

CRUDE OIL (BBLS)

 1

MIDLAND

10,798,200

 2

KARNES

7,017,143

 3 

REEVES

5,741,956

 4 

MARTIN

5,309,211

 5

UPTON

4,785,028

 6

LOVING

4,224,853

 7

HOWARD

4,140,506

 8

LA SALLE

3,756,037

9

DE WITT

2,979,526

 10

GLASSCOCK

2,840,221


TABLE 5 – February 2019 TEXAS TOP TEN TOTAL GAS (GAS WELL GAS & CASINGHEAD) PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

TOTAL GAS (MCF)

 1

REEVES

46,947,923

 2

WEBB

37,717,228

 3 

TARRANT

31,938,210

4

MIDLAND

25,985,417

 5

KARNES

25,373,473

 6

PANOLA

24,816,145

 7

LOVING

20,197,439

 8

CULBERSON

19,432,958

 9

DIMMIT

19,282,813

 10

DE WITT

18,533,281


TABLE 6 – February 2019 TEXAS TOP TEN TOTAL CONDENSATE PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

CONDENSATE (BBLS)

1

REEVES

3,210,074

 2 

CULBERSON

1,634,800

3

LOVING

1,548,452

4

DIMMIT

1,188,170

5

DE WITT

1,122,906

KARNES

1,010,118

WEBB

869,082

8

LIVE OAK

270,040

9

WHEELER

169,034

 10

LA SALLE

146,122




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