Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for July 2022

October 13, 2022

AUSTIN – Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas for July 2022 came from 160,276 oil wells and 87,551 gas wells.

The RRC reports that from August 2021 to July 2022, total Texas reported production was 1.5 billion barrels of crude oil and 11.1 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 (July 2022): Statewide Production*

Product

Preliminary Reported
Total Volume

Average Daily
Production

Crude Oil

104,059,885 bbls (barrels)

3,356,770 bbls

Natural Gas  

834,399,424 mcf (thousand cubic feet) 

26,916,110 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 (July 2021): Statewide Production

Product

Updated Reported  
Total Volume

Updated Average 
Daily Production

Preliminary Reported 
Total Volume

Preliminary Average
Daily Production

Crude Oil

125,804,544 bbls

4,058,211 bbls

109,114,379 bbls

3,519,819 bbls

Natural Gas

934,696,063 mcf

30,151,486 mcf

815,444,335 mcf

26,304,656 mcf

 

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

Rank

County

Crude Oil (bbls)

1.

Midland

15,805,046

2.

Martin

12,081,627

3.

Howard

7,864,424

4.

Karnes

7,543,054

5.

Loving

5,816,559

6.

Upton

5,234,362

7.

Reeves

4,258,104

8.

Glasscock

3,846,654

9.

Reagan

3,359,644

10.

Andrews

3,027,149

 

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

Rank

County

Total Gas (mcf)

1.

Reeves

77,381,785

2.

Webb

66,029,629

3.

Panola

59,751,012

4.

Midland

54,936,650

5.

Loving

39,280,931

6.

Martin

32,976,344

7.

Culberson

32,804,115

8.

Harrison

25,546,572

9.

Tarrant

24,925,346

10.

Reagan

24,435,730

 

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

Rank

County

Condensate (bbls)

1.

Reeves

5,510,485

2.

Loving

3,837,343

3.

Culberson

2,324,391

4.

Karnes

1,207,734

5.

DeWitt

1,130,865

6.

Webb

803,777

7.

Dimmit

760,276

8.

Live Oak

394,454

9.

La Salle

293,869

10.

Ward

287,879

 


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