Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for January 2020

04/01/2020

Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for January 2020

AUSTIN –– Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) for January 2020 came from 173,067 oil wells and 86,957 gas wells.

The RRC reports that from February 2019 to January 2020, total Texas reported production was 1.5 billion barrels of crude oil and 9.9 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 - January 2020 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION*

PRODUCT

PRELIMINARY REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME

AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION

Crude Oil

106,142,706 BBLS (barrels)

3,423,958 BBLS

Natural Gas

757,041,594 mcf (thousand cubic feet)

24,420,697 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 2019 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION

PRODUCT

UPDATED REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME

UPDATED AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION

PRELIMINARY REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME

PRELIMINARY AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION

Crude Oil

126,778,654 BBLS

4,089,634 BBLS

96,064,595 BBLS

3,098,858 BBLS

Natural Gas

830,590,942 mcf

26,793,256 mcf

679,550,371 mcf

21,920,980 mcf

 

TABLE 3 January 2020 TEXAS TOP TEN CRUDE OIL PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

CRUDE OIL (BBLS)

 

MIDLAND

13,290,953

 

MARTIN

9,298,417

 

KARNES

7,998,847

 

REEVES

7,584,825

 

HOWARD

5,645,371

 

UPTON

5,160,393

 

LOVING

4,283,374

 

REAGAN

3,912,609

 

GLASSCOCK

3,465,734

 

WARD

2,988,339


TABLE 4 – January 2020 TEXAS TOP TEN TOTAL GAS (GAS WELL GAS & CASINGHEAD) PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

TOTAL GAS (MCF)

 

REEVES

76,211,636

 

WEBB

60,443,983

 

MIDLAND

36,141,554

 

PANOLA

33,105,197

 

TARRANT

31,786,369

 

CULBERSON

29,188,568

 

KARNES

24,791,744

 

REAGAN

23,516,552

 

LOVING

23,167,372

 

UPTON

19,758,990


TABLE 5 – January 2020 TEXAS TOP TEN TOTAL CONDENSATE PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

CONDENSATE (BBLS)

 

REEVES

5,119,987

 

CULBERSON

2,603,370

 

LOVING

1,929,393

 

WEBB

1,094,426

 

DIMMIT

1,070,740

 

KARNES

861,712

 

DE WITT

834,208

 

LA SALLE

306,036

 

MCMULLEN

253,524

 

LIVE OAK

155,048

 

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