Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for May 2019

08/14/2019

AUSTIN –– Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) for May 2019 came from 177,644 oil wells and 89,952 gas wells.

The RRC reports that from June 2018 to May 2019, total Texas reported production was 1.388 billion barrels of crude oil and 9.2 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 - May 2019 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION*

PRODUCT

TOTAL

Crude Oil

101,897,854 BBLS (barrels)

Natural Gas

704,514,055 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

May 2019 TOTAL

May 2018 TOTAL

Crude Oil

3,287,028 BBLS

2,827,925 BBLS

Natural Gas

22,726,260 mcf

19,284,528 mcf

**Preliminary Reported Totals

TABLE 3 - May 2018 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION

PRODUCT

UPDATED REPORTED TOTAL

PRELIMINARY REPORTED TOTAL

Crude Oil

113,124,045 BBLS

87,665,663 BBLS

Natural Gas

759,815,103 mcf

597,820,360 mcf

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

RANK

COUNTY

CRUDE OIL (BBLS)

 1

MIDLAND

12,453,445

 2

KARNES

7,709,631

 3

REEVES

6,653,076

 4

MARTIN

6,539,819

 5

LOVING

5,520,063

 6

UPTON

5,456,668

 7

LA SALLE

4,536,886

 8

HOWARD

4,406,287

 9

REAGAN

3,502,452

 10

GONZALES

3,227,305

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

RANK

COUNTY

TOTAL GAS (MCF)

 1

WEBB

56,321,202

 2

REEVES

53,589,514

 3 

TARRANT

33,865,692

 4

MIDLAND

33,137,619

 5

PANOLA

28,250,935

 6

KARNES

27,175,778

 7

LOVING

25,427,932

 8

CULBERSON

22,665,345

 9

DE WITT

22,321,405

10 

UPTON

19,575,094

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

RANK

COUNTY

CONDENSATE (BBLS)

 1

REEVES

3,927,177

 2

CULBERSON

1,927,900

 3

LOVING

1,894,474

 4

DE WITT

1,691,770

 5

KARNES

1,156,672

 6

WEBB

891,206

 7

DIMMIT

381,848

 8 

LIVE OAK

305,556

 9

HEMPHILL

165,005

 10

WHEELER

163,024


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