Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for July 2020

09/28/2020

AUSTIN – Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) for July 2020 came from 169,713 oil wells and 84,052 gas wells.

The RRC reports that from August 2019 to July 2020, total Texas reported production was 1.5 billion barrels of crude oil and 10.5 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 at http://www.rrc.texas.gov/oil-gas/research-and-statistics/production-data/texas-monthly-oil-gas-production/.

TABLE 1 - July 2020 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION*

PRODUCT

PRELIMINARY REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME

AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION

Crude Oil

108,879,659 BBLS (barrels)

3,512,247 BBLS

Natural Gas

798,320,347 mcf (thousand cubic feet)

25,752,269 mcf

* 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 - July 2019 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION

PRODUCT

UPDATED REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME

UPDATED AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION

PRELIMINARY REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME

PRELIMINARY AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION

Crude Oil

134,724,334 BBLS

4,345,946 BBLS

99,647,938 BBLS

3,214,450 BBLS

Natural Gas

891,122,643 mcf

28,745,892 mcf

726,814,426 mcf

23,445,627 mcf

TABLE 3 July 2020 TEXAS TOP TEN CRUDE OIL PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

CRUDE OIL (BBLS)

 

MIDLAND

14,925,993

 

MARTIN

9,618,204

 

REEVES

7,879,501

 

UPTON

6,504,754

 

KARNES

6,496,081

 

HOWARD

6,037,223

 

LOVING

4,590,196

 

LA SALLE

4,113,558

 

GLASSCOCK

3,773,044

 

REAGAN

3,569,672

TABLE 4 – July 2020 TEXAS TOP TEN TOTAL GAS (GAS WELL GAS & CASINGHEAD) PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

TOTAL GAS (MCF)

 

REEVES

85,866,026

 

WEBB

54,303,553

 

MIDLAND

45,970,039

 

PANOLA

35,153,780

 

CULBERSON

31,903,012

 

TARRANT

29,612,484

 

LOVING

29,587,985

 

REAGAN

26,210,492

 

KARNES

24,157,639

 

UPTON

23,396,953

TABLE 5 – July 2020 TEXAS TOP TEN TOTAL CONDENSATE PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

CONDENSATE (BBLS)

 

REEVES

6,160,708

 

CULBERSON

2,996,751

 

LOVING

2,778,108

 

DE WITT

1,548,313

 

DIMMIT

1,085,687

 

KARNES

977,922

 

WEBB

885,229

 

WARD

358,831

 

MCMULLEN

334,183

 

LA SALLE

238,287

 

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