Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for August 2019

November 8, 2019

Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) for August 2019 came from 176,054 oil wells and 88,823 gas wells.

The RRC reports that from September 2018 to August 2019, total Texas reported production was 1.427 billion barrels of crude oil and 9.5 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 here.

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TABLE 1 – August 2019 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION*

PRODUCT        TOTAL

Crude Oil         107,015,105 BBLS (barrels)

Natural Gas     764,419,398 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.

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TABLE 2 – AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION**

PRODUCT        August 2019 TOTAL    August 2018 TOTAL

Crude Oil         3,452,100 BBLS           2,915,096 BBLS

Natural Gas     24,658,690 mcf           19,876,132 mcf

**Preliminary Reported Totals

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TABLE 3 – August 2018 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION

PRODUCT        UPDATED REPORTED TOTAL PRELIMINARY REPORTED TOTAL

Crude Oil         122,017,571 BBLS       90,367,988 BBLS

Natural Gas     801,301,797 mcf         616,160,091 mcf

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

RANK  COUNTY          CRUDE OIL (BBLS)

1.         MIDLAND       13,400,632

2.         KARNES          7,973,560

3.         MARTIN          7,925,978

4.         REEVES 7,714,855

5.         HOWARD        5,288,954

6.         LOVING           5,273,275

7.         UPTON            4,996,023

8.         LA SALLE         4,174,610

9.         REAGAN          3,709,146

10.       DE WITT          3,158,313

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

RANK  COUNTY          TOTAL GAS (MCF)

1.         REEVES 76,810,534

2.         WEBB  61,862,993

3.         MIDLAND       36,228,160

4.         TARRANT        31,930,341

5.         PANOLA          31,301,038

6.         LOVING           27,407,662

7.         CULBERSON    26,870,286

8.         KARNES          25,646,306

9.         REAGAN          22,287,486

10.       DIMMIT          20,608,410

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

RANK  COUNTY          CONDENSATE (BBLS)

1.         REEVES 4,853,376

2.         LOVING           2,209,020

3.         CULBERSON    2,137,969

4.         DE WITT          1,175,790

5.         DIMMIT          1,142,000

6.         WEBB  1,121,159

7.         KARNES          849,977

8.         LIVE OAK         275,388

9.         LA SALLE         230,801

10.       WHEELER        144,882