Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for November 2019

02/14/2020

AUSTIN –– Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) for November 2019 came from 173,528 oil wells and 88,349 gas wells.

The RRC reports that from December 2018 to November 2019, total Texas reported production was 1.444 billion barrels of crude oil and 9.7 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 http://www.rrc.texas.gov/oil-gas/research-and-statistics/production-data/texas-monthly-oil-gas-production/.

TABLE 1 - November 2019 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION*

PRODUCT

TOTAL

Crude Oil

100,561,670 BBLS (barrels)

Natural Gas

698,644,822 mcf (thousand cubic feet)

* 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 – AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION**

PRODUCT

November 2019 TOTAL

November 2018 TOTAL

Crude Oil

3,352,056 BBLS

3,006,399 BBLS

Natural Gas

23,288,161 mcf

21,150,604 mcf

**Preliminary Reported Totals

TABLE 3 - November 2018 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION

PRODUCT

UPDATED REPORTED TOTAL

PRELIMINARY REPORTED TOTAL

Crude Oil

122,684,197 BBLS

90,191,982 BBLS

Natural Gas

790,550,528 mcf

634,518,124 mcf

TABLE 4 November 2019 TEXAS TOP TEN CRUDE OIL PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

CRUDE OIL (BBLS)

 1

MIDLAND

11,999,922

 2

MARTIN

8,545,212

 3

KARNES

7,299,029

 4

REEVES

6,916,823

 5

HOWARD

5,219,817

 6

UPTON

4,576,301

 7

LOVING

4,242,515

 8

REAGAN

3,511,169

 9

LA SALLE

3,470,117

 10

WARD

3,467,309

TABLE 5 – November 2019 TEXAS TOP TEN TOTAL GAS (GAS WELL GAS & CASINGHEAD) PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

TOTAL GAS (MCF)

 1

REEVES

71,847,083

 2

WEBB

49,599,737

 3

MIDLAND

32,020,772

 4

TARRANT

27,698,234

 5

PANOLA

26,379,249

 6

CULBERSON

26,108,693

 7

KARNES

23,948,736

 8

LOVING

23,020,578

 9

REAGAN

20,997,942

 10

UPTON

18,670,992

 

TABLE 6 – November 2019 TEXAS TOP TEN TOTAL CONDENSATE PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

CONDENSATE (BBLS)

 1

REEVES

4,911,147

 2

CULBERSON

2,116,198

 3

LOVING

1,913,203

 4

DIMMIT

1,058,301

 5

WEBB

961,275

 6

KARNES

953,687

 7

DE WITT

902,132

 8

LIVE OAK

256,179

 9

LA SALLE

161,568

 10

WHEELER

142,348

 

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