Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for February 2022

May 10, 2022

AUSTIN – Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas for February 2022 came from 162,109 oil wells and 84,801 gas wells.

The RRC reports that from March 2021 to February 2022, total Texas reported production was 1.5 billion barrels of crude oil and 10.6 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 (February 2022): Statewide Production*

Product

Preliminary Reported Total Volume

Average Daily Production

Crude Oil

99,073,136 bbls (barrels)

3,538,326 bbls

Natural Gas

718,315,645 mcf (thousand cubic feet)

25,654,130 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 (February 2021): Statewide Production

Product

Updated Reported Total Volume

Updated Average Daily Production

Preliminary Reported Total Volume

Preliminary Average Daily Production

Crude Oil

88,482,678 bbls

3,160,096 bbls

82,391,417 bbls

2,942,551 bbls

Natural Gas

668,297,356 mcf

23,867,763 mcf

594,736,674 mcf

21,240,596 mcf

 

TABLE 3 (February 2022): Texas Top 10 Crude Oil Producing Counties Ranked by Preliminary Production

Rank

County

Crude Oil (bbls)

1.

Midland

14,690,579

2.

Martin

12,674,708

3.

Karnes

7,350,381

4.

Howard

6,805,380

5.

Upton

6,062,601

6.

Reeves

4,882,785

7.

Loving

4,174,173

8.

Andrews

3,369,124

9.

Glasscock

3,293,144

10.

Reagan

2,916,881

 

TABLE 4 (February 2022): Texas Top 10 Total Gas (Gas Well Gas & Casinghead) Producing Counties Ranked by Preliminary Production

Rank

County

Total Gas (mcf)

1.

Reeves

70,114,508

2.

Panola

48,978,171

3.

Midland

47,293,496

4.

Webb

46,926,951

5.

Martin

30,437,580

6.

Culberson

28,472,961

7.

Loving

28,125,834

8.

Harrison

24,821,035

9.

Upton

23,084,945

10.

Tarrant

22,515,190

 

TABLE 5 (February 2022): Texas Top 10 Total Condensate Producing Counties Ranked by Preliminary Production

Rank

County

Condensate (bbls)

1.

Reeves

5,081,720

2.

Loving

2,740,753

3.

Culberson

2,298,028

4.

DeWitt

958,576

5.

Dimmit

872,170

6.

Webb

816,882

7.

Karnes

668,961

8.

Live Oak

379,542

9.

La Salle

200,466

10.

Ward

180,236

 


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