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Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for November 2021

February 09, 2022

AUSTIN – Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas for November 2021 came from 164,414 oil wells and 86,658 gas wells.

The RRC reports that from December 2020 to November 2021, total Texas reported production was 1.4 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 2021): Statewide Production*

Product

Preliminary Reported Total Volume

Average Daily Production

Crude Oil

109,836,328 bbls (barrels)

3,661,211 bbls

Natural Gas

785,335,350 mcf (thousand cubic feet)

26,177,845 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 2020): Statewide Production

Product

Updated Reported Total Volume

Updated Average Daily Production

Preliminary Reported Total Volume

Preliminary Average Daily Production

Crude Oil

118,475,257 bbls

3,949,175 bbls

104,462,869 bbls

3,482,096 bbls

Natural Gas

850,696,144 mcf

28,356,538 mcf

720,868,629 mcf

24,028,954 mcf

 

TABLE 3 (November 2021): Texas Top 10 Crude Oil Producing Counties Ranked by Preliminary Production

Rank

County

Crude Oil (bbls)

1.

Midland

16,535,587

2.

Martin

12,978,391

3.

Howard

7,562,874

4.

Karnes

7,288,711

5.

Upton

6,328,203

6.

Reeves

5,617,387

7.

Loving

4,660,286

8.

Andrews

3,854,780

9.

Reagan

3,616,978

10.

Ward

3,112,836

 

TABLE 4 (November 2021): Texas Top 10 Total Gas (Gas Well Gas & Casinghead) Producing Counties Ranked by Preliminary Production

Rank

County

Total Gas (mcf)

1.

Reeves

74,318,631

2.

Midland

54,007,409

3.

Webb

50,619,226

4.

Panola

46,488,112

5.

Culberson

32,836,979

6.

Loving

31,443,601

7.

Martin

29,591,773

8.

Harrison

27,506,733

9.

Tarrant

26,195,223

10.

Upton

25,551,994

 

TABLE 5 (November 2021): Texas Top 10 Total Condensate Producing Counties Ranked by Preliminary Production

Rank

County

Condensate (bbls)

1.

Reeves

4,947,856

2.

Loving

2,866,353

3.

Culberson

2,440,179

4.

DeWitt

1,378,678

5.

Karnes

1,053,567

6.

Webb

750,025

7.

Dimmit

728,318

8.

Live oak

307,769

9.

La Salle

200,784

10.

Ward

177,217

 


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