Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for January 2019

04/02/2019

AUSTIN –– Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) for January 2019 came from 175,056 oil wells and 89,379 gas wells.

The RRC reports that from February 2018 to January 2019, total Texas reported production was 1.310 billion barrels of crude oil and 8.8 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 Commission’s website at http://www.rrc.texas.gov/oil-gas/research-and-statistics/production-data/texas-monthly-oil-gas-production/.

TABLE 1 - JANUARY 2019 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION*

PRODUCT

TOTAL

Crude Oil

96,064,595 barrels

Natural Gas

679,550,371 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

January 2019 TOTAL

January 2018 TOTAL

Crude Oil

3,098,858 BBLS

2,599,195 BBLS

Natural Gas

21,920,980 mcf

18,513,883 mcf

**Preliminary Reported Totals

TABLE 3 - JANUARY 2018 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION

PRODUCT

UPDATED REPORTED TOTAL

PRELIMINARY REPORTED TOTAL

Crude Oil

103,990,663 BBLS

80,575,060 BBLS

Natural Gas

699,468,584 mcf.

573,930,369 mcf

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TABLE 1 January 2019 TEXAS TOP TEN CRUDE OIL PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

CRUDE OIL (BBLS)

 1

MIDLAND

12,049,548

 2

KARNES

8,011,225

 3

LOVING

6,081,598

 4

REEVES

5,940,407

 5

MARTIN

5,765,452

 6

UPTON

4,607,950

 7

HOWARD

4,592,677

 8

LA SALLE

3,983,424

 9 

DE WITT

3,402,241

10

GLASSCOCK

3,288,101

TABLE 2 – January 2019 TEXAS TOP TEN TOTAL GAS (GAS WELL GAS & CASINGHEAD) PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

TOTAL GAS (MCF)

 1

WEBB

56,713,630

 2

REEVES

43,727,434

 3

TARRANT

35,189,346

 4

MIDLAND

27,757,321

 5

KARNES

27,415,678

 6

LOVING

24,999,503

 7

PANOLA

24,743,067

 8

CULBERSON

21,271,877

 9

DE WITT

19,827,912

 10

DIMMIT

19,300,739

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TABLE 3 – January 2019 TEXAS TOP TEN TOTAL CONDENSATE PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

CONDENSATE (BBLS)

 1

REEVES

2,900,640

 2

CULBERSON

1,921,048

 3

LOVING

1,635,860

 4

DIMMIT

1,180,232

 5

KARNES

1,119,005

 6

DE WITT

1,077,902

 7

WEBB

840,393

 8

LIVE OAK

322,440

 9

LA SALLE

205,784

 10

WHEELER

188,373



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