Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for February 2018

04/27/2018

AUSTIN –– Production for February 2018 as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (Commission) is 76,545,962 barrels of crude oil and 529,417,231 mcf (thousand cubic feet) of total gas from oil and gas wells. These preliminary figures are based on production volumes reported by operators and will be updated as late and corrected production reports are received. Production reported to the Commission for February 2017, was: 70,332,051 barrels of crude oil preliminarily, updated to a current figure of 81,385,503 barrels; and 527,710,713 mcf of total gas preliminarily, updated to a current figure of 602,124,139 mcf.

The Commission reports that from March 2017 to February 2018, total Texas reported production was 1.063 billion barrels of crude oil and 7.7 trillion cubic feet of total gas. Crude oil production reported by the Commission is limited to oil produced from oil leases and does not include condensate, which is reported separately by the Commission.

Texas preliminary February 2018 crude oil production averaged 2,733,784 barrels daily, compared to the 2,511,859 barrels daily average of February 2017.

Texas preliminary February 2018 total gas production averaged 18,907,758 mcf a day, compared to the 18,846,811 mcf daily average of February 2017.

Texas production in February 2018 came from 179,902 oil wells and 91,966 gas wells.

For additional oil and gas production statistics, 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 FEBRUARY 2018 TEXAS TOP TEN CRUDE OIL PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

CRUDE OIL (BBLS)

    1.

MIDLAND

7,649,986

    2.

KARNES

5,568,782

    3.

REEVES

4,803,637

    4.

LOVING

4,609,573

    5.

UPTON

4,280,838

    6.

MARTIN

4,141,503

    7.

LA SALLE

3,374,791

    8.

ANDREWS

2,977,708

    9.

REAGAN

2,926,075

  10.

HOWARD

2,692,454

 
TABLE 2 – FEBRUARY 2018 TEXAS TOP TEN TOTAL GAS (GAS WELL GAS & CASINGHEAD) PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

TOTAL GAS (MCF)

    1.

WEBB

52,830,234

    2.

TARRANT

31,246,869

    3.

REEVES

24,292,917

    4.

MIDLAND

19,008,575

    5.

LOVING

17,663,344

    6.

KARNES

17,509,497

    7.

PANOLA

15,933,943

    8.

JOHNSON

15,135,195

    9.

DE WITT

14,832,110

  10.

LA SALLE

13,754,843

 
TABLE 3 – FEBRUARY 2018 TEXAS TOP TEN TOTAL CONDENSATE PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

CONDENSATE (BBLS)

    1.

REEVES

1,157,691

    2.

CULBERSON

1,051,937

    3.

DE WITT

921,706

    4.

WEBB

838,828

    5.

KARNES

815,568

    6.

LOVING

805,218

    7.

DIMMIT

364,703

    8.

LIVE OAK

295,033

    9.

LA SALLE

210,645

  10.

WHEELER

128,975

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