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The next RRC Open Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday June, 22 at 10:30 a.m. (please note the different start time). The virtual meeting can be viewed live at this link: http://www.adminmonitor.com/tx/rrc/open_meeting/20210622/

Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for November 2020

February 03, 2021

AUSTIN – Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas for November 2020 came from 168,923 oil wells and 85,126 gas wells.

The RRC reports that from December 2019 to November 2020, total Texas reported production was 1.5 billion barrels of crude oil and 10.3 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 https://www.rrc.texas.gov/oil-and-gas/research-and-statistics/production-data/texas-monthly-oil-gas-production/.

TABLE 1 – November 2020: Statewide Production*

PRODUCT

PRELIMINARY REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME

AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION

Crude Oil

104,462,869 BBLS (barrels)

3,482,096 BBLS

Natural Gas

720,868,629 mcf (thousand cubic feet)

24,028,954 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 – November 2019: Statewide Production

PRODUCT

UPDATED REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME

UPDATED AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION

PRELIMINARY REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME

PRELIMINARY AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION

Crude Oil

137,025,551 BBLS

4,567,518 BBLS

100,561,670 BBLS

3,352,056 BBLS

Natural Gas

905,697,403 mcf

30,189,913 mcf

698,644,822 mcf

23,288,161 mcf


TABLE 3
November 2020: Texas Top 10 Crude Oil Producing Counties Ranked by Preliminary Production

RANK

COUNTY

CRUDE OIL (BBLS)

1.

MIDLAND

14,483,047

2.

MARTIN

10,229,205

3.

KARNES

6,888,823

4.

HOWARD

6,333,219

5.

REEVES

6,079,981

6.

UPTON

5,914,882

7.

LOVING

4,682,272

8.

LA SALLE

3,646,795

9.

WARD

3,502,104

10.

GONZALES

3,268,223


TABLE 4 – November 2020: Texas Top 10 Total Gas (Gas Well Gas & Casinghead) Producing Counties Ranked by Preliminary Production

RANK

COUNTY

TOTAL GAS (MCF)

1.

REEVES

81,856,058

2.

MIDLAND

44,557,201

3.

WEBB

44,333,599

4.

PANOLA

37,342,634

5.

CULBERSON

32,600,317

6.

LOVING

29,462,759

7.

TARRANT

25,482,735

8.

KARNES

23,081,094

9.

MARTIN

23,062,207

10.

UPTON

22,125,734


TABLE 5 – November 2020: Texas Top 10 Total Condensate Producing Counties Ranked by Preliminary Production

RANK

COUNTY

CONDENSATE (BBLS)

1.

REEVES

5,877,920

2.

LOVING

2,873,719

3.

CULBERSON

2,702,456

4.

DE WITT

1,331,828

5.

KARNES

845,881

6.

WEBB

648,767

7.

DIMMIT

281,048

8.

LIVE OAK

273,335

9.

WARD

268,756

10.

MCMULLEN

258,159




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