Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for April 2019

07/05/2019

AUSTIN –– Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) for April 2019 came from 176,879 oil wells and 88,240 gas wells.

The RRC reports that from May 2018 to April 2019, total Texas reported production was 1.358 billion barrels of crude oil and 9.0 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 - April 2019 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION*

PRODUCT

TOTAL

Crude Oil

98,901,096 BBLS (barrels)

Natural Gas

680,228,802 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

April 2019 TOTAL

April 2018 TOTAL

Crude Oil

3,296,703 BBLS

2,771,924 BBLS

Natural Gas

22,674,293 mcf

18,291,831 mcf

**Preliminary Reported Totals


TABLE 3 - April 2018 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION

PRODUCT

UPDATED REPORTED TOTAL

PRELIMINARY REPORTED TOTAL

Crude Oil

109,032,891 BBLS

83,157,720 BBLS

Natural Gas

719,497,123 mcf

548,754,930 mcf

 

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

RANK

COUNTY

CRUDE OIL (BBLS)

 1

MIDLAND

11,583,048

 2

KARNES

7,410,410

 3

REEVES

6,096,473

 4

MARTIN

5,887,808

 5

UPTON

5,177,150

 6

LA SALLE

4,908,477

 7

HOWARD

4,111,655

 8

LOVING

4,098,514

 9

REAGAN

3,534,530

 10

GONZALES

3,451,398


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

RANK

COUNTY

TOTAL GAS (MCF)

 1

REEVES

50,940,876

 2

WEBB

40,648,465

 3

TARRANT

33,155,505

 4

MIDLAND

30,548,037

 5

PANOLA

27,538,706

 6

KARNES

26,598,529

 7

CULBERSON

22,321,182

 8 

DIMMIT

21,867,438

 9

DE WITT

21,635,246

 10

LOVING

21,254,568

 

 

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

RANK

COUNTY

CONDENSATE (BBLS)

 1

REEVES

3,883,894

 2

CULBERSON

1,820,624

 3

LOVING

1,807,087

 4

DE WITT

1,600,782

 5

DIMMIT

1,232,985

 6

KARNES

1,117,603

 7

WEBB

896,641

 8

LIVE OAK

253,858

 9

WHEELER

165,116

 10

LA SALLE

161,097




###

About the Railroad Commission

Our mission is to serve Texas by our stewardship of natural resources and the environment, our concern for personal and community safety, and our support of enhanced development and economic vitality for the benefit of Texans. The Commission has a long and proud history of service to both Texas and to the nation, including almost 100 years regulating the oil and gas industry. The Commission also has jurisdiction over alternative fuels safety, natural gas utilities, surface mining and intrastate pipelines. Established in 1891, the Railroad Commission of Texas is the oldest regulatory agency in the state. To learn more, please visit http://www.rrc.texas.gov