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Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for January 2023

April 04, 2023

AUSTIN –– Statewide and county crude oil and natural gas production for January 2023 reported in the tables below came from 160,420 oil wells and 84,146 gas wells.

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 - January 2023 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION* 

PRODUCT 

PRELIMINARY REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME 

AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION 

Crude Oil 

111,616,919 BBLS (barrels)

3,600,546 BBLS

Natural Gas 

845,190,651 mcf (thousand cubic feet)

27,264,215 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 - January 2022 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION 

PRODUCT 

UPDATED REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME 

PRELIMINARY REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME 

Crude Oil 

127,301,080 BBLS

118,056,176 BBLS

Natural Gas 

952,423,960 mcf

871,065,745 mcf

 

TABLE 3 JANUARY 2023 TEXAS TOP TEN CRUDE OIL PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION 

RANK 

COUNTY 

CRUDE OIL (BBLS) 

1.

MIDLAND

17,225,140

2.

MARTIN

14,465,568

3.

HOWARD

8,576,506

4.

UPTON

7,685,186

5.

KARNES

6,057,722

6.

GLASSCOCK

4,706,160

7.

LOVING

4,472,355

8.

ANDREWS

4,055,637

9.

REAGAN

4,027,858

10.

REEVES

3,752,535

TABLE 4 – JANUARY 2023 TEXAS TOP TEN TOTAL GAS (GAS WELL GAS & CASINGHEAD) PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION 

RANK 

COUNTY 

TOTAL GAS (MCF) 

1.

REEVES

75,753,312

2.

WEBB

69,722,389

3.

MIDLAND

59,995,352

4.

PANOLA

50,179,079

5.

MARTIN

37,635,820

6.

LOVING

37,464,015

7.

HARRISON

36,565,066

8.

CULBERSON

35,745,605

9.

UPTON

31,379,130

10.

REAGAN

29,699,936

TABLE 5 – JANUARY 2023 TEXAS TOP TEN TOTAL CONDENSATE PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION 

RANK 

COUNTY 

CONDENSATE (BBLS) 

1.

REEVES

5,873,403

2.

LOVING

4,106,297

3.

CULBERSON

2,647,502

4.

DE WITT

1,080,788

5.

WEBB

911,691

6.

KARNES

723,480

7.

DIMMIT

700,938

8.

MCMULLEN

311,839

9.

LA SALLE

291,966

10.

WARD

276,700


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