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Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for March 2022

June 14, 2022

AUSTIN – Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas for March 2022 came from 162,387 oil wells and 87,163 gas wells.

The RRC reports that from April 2021 to March 2022, total Texas reported production was 1.5 billion barrels of crude oil and 10.7 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 (March 2022): Statewide Production*

Product

Preliminary Reported Total Volume

Average Daily Production

Crude Oil

110,900,350 bbls (barrels)

3,577,431 bbls

Natural Gas

829,451,543 mcf (thousand cubic feet)

26,756,501 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 (March 2021): Statewide Production

Product

Updated Reported Total Volume

Updated Average Daily Production

Preliminary Reported Total Volume

Preliminary Average Daily Production

Crude Oil

125,288,298 bbls

4,041,558 bbls

114,487,044 bbls

3,693,130 bbls

Natural Gas

887,140,698 mcf

28,617,442 mcf

474,377,149 mcf

15,302,489 mcf

 

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

Rank

County

Crude Oil (bbls)

1.

Midland

17,632,320

2.

Martin

13,444,625

3.

Karnes

7,932,926

4.

Upton

7,415,878

5.

Howard

7,134,973

6.

Loving

4,797,117

7.

Reeves

4,745,687

8.

Andrews

3,913,891

9.

Reagan

3,343,959

10.

Glasscock

3,069,870

 

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

Rank

County

Total Gas (mcf)

1.

Reeves

80,195,628

2.

Webb

65,155,299

3.

Midland

57,321,289

4.

Panola

56,582,522

5.

Culberson

35,597,749

6.

Loving

33,049,206

7.

Martin

31,453,125

8.

Upton

28,004,478

9.

Harrison

25,815,620

10.

Tarrant

24,866,285

 

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

Rank

County

Condensate (bbls)

1.

Reeves

5,917,960

2.

Loving

3,206,883

3.

Culberson

2,779,862

4.

DeWitt

970,707

5.

Karnes

857,621

6.

Dimmit

855,775

7.

Webb

849,422

8.

Live Oak

422,674

9.

La Salle

304,572

10.

Ward

206,327

 


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