Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for July 2019

10/10/2019

AUSTIN –– Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) for July 2019 came from 175,101 oil wells and 89,068 gas wells.

The RRC reports that from August 2018 to July 2019, total Texas reported production was 1.403 billion barrels of crude oil and 9.4 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 - July 2019 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION*

PRODUCT

TOTAL

Crude Oil

99,647,938 BBLS (barrels)

Natural Gas

726,814,426 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

July 2019 TOTAL

July 2018 TOTAL

Crude Oil

3,214,450 BBLS

2,904,083 BBLS

Natural Gas

23,445,627 mcf

19,758,478 mcf

**Preliminary Reported Totals

TABLE 3 - July 2018 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION

PRODUCT

UPDATED REPORTED TOTAL

PRELIMINARY REPORTED TOTAL

Crude Oil

118,289,825 BBLS

90,026,566 BBLS

Natural Gas

778,655,159 mcf

612,512,811 mcf

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

RANK

COUNTY

CRUDE OIL (BBLS)

 

MIDLAND

12,002,025

 

KARNES

7,855,579

 

REEVES

6,961,302

 

MARTIN

6,817,957

 

UPTON

5,192,639

 

HOWARD

4,795,253

 

LOVING

4,003,654

 

LA SALLE

3,937,911

 

REAGAN

3,731,172

 

DE WITT

3,024,129

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

RANK

COUNTY

TOTAL GAS (MCF)

 

REEVES

63,376,755

 

WEBB

58,398,746

 

MIDLAND

32,398,428

 

TARRANT

32,322,715

 

PANOLA

30,159,598

 

KARNES

25,986,992

 

CULBERSON

23,495,693

 

LOVING

22,443,297

 

REAGAN

21,775,079

 

DIMMIT

21,064,574

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

RANK

COUNTY

CONDENSATE (BBLS)

 

REEVES

4,479,677

 

LOVING

1,908,307

 

CULBERSON

1,877,702

 

DE WITT

1,333,312

 

DIMMIT

1,202,181

 

WEBB

1,160,206

 

KARNES

899,593

 

LIVE OAK

246,559

 

LA SALLE

179,374

 

WHEELER

149,530

 

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