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Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for August 2019

11/07/2019

AUSTIN –– 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 at http://www.rrc.texas.gov/oil-gas/research-and-statistics/production-data/texas-monthly-oil-gas-production/.


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.


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


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

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

RANK

COUNTY

CRUDE OIL (BBLS)

 

MIDLAND

13,400,632

 

KARNES

7,973,560

 

MARTIN

7,925,978

 

REEVES

7,714,855

 

HOWARD

5,288,954

 

LOVING

5,273,275

 

UPTON

4,996,023

 

LA SALLE

4,174,610

 

REAGAN

3,709,146

 

DE WITT

3,158,313


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

RANK

COUNTY

TOTAL GAS (MCF)

 

REEVES

76,810,534

 

WEBB

61,862,993

 

MIDLAND

36,228,160

 

TARRANT

31,930,341

 

PANOLA

31,301,038

 

LOVING

27,407,662

 

CULBERSON

26,870,286

 

KARNES

25,646,306

 

REAGAN

22,287,486

 

DIMMIT

20,608,410

 

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

RANK

COUNTY

CONDENSATE (BBLS)

 

REEVES

4,853,376

 

LOVING

2,209,020

 

CULBERSON

2,137,969

 

DE WITT

1,175,790

 

DIMMIT

1,142,000

 

WEBB

1,121,159

 

KARNES

849,977

 

LIVE OAK

275,388

 

LA SALLE

230,801

 

WHEELER

144,882

 

About the Railroad Commission

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