Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for February 2020

04/29/2020

AUSTIN –– Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) for February 2020 came from 170,960 oil wells and 86,698 gas wells.

The RRC reports that from March 2019 to February 2020, total Texas reported production was 1.5 billion barrels of crude oil and 8.4 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 - February 2020 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION*

PRODUCT

PRELIMINARY REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME

AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION

Crude Oil

98,958,487 BBLS (barrels)

3,412,362 BBLS

Natural Gas

711,472,050 mcf (thousand cubic feet)

24,533,519 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 2019 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION

PRODUCT

UPDATED REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME

UPDATED AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION

PRELIMINARY REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME

PRELIMINARY AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION

Crude Oil

115,797,371 BBLS

4,135,620 BBLS

89,977,836 BBLS

3,213,494 BBLS

Natural Gas

760,810,371 mcf

27,171,799 mcf

618,963,170 mcf

22,105,828 mcf

 

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

RANK

COUNTY

CRUDE OIL (BBLS)

 

MIDLAND

12,718,579

 

MARTIN

8,389,725

 

KARNES

7,220,288

 

REEVES

6,803,007

 

HOWARD

5,830,268

 

UPTON

4,846,243

 

LOVING

3,803,155

 

REAGAN

3,397,618

 

GLASSCOCK

3,134,593

 

WARD

3,077,963


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

RANK

COUNTY

TOTAL GAS (MCF)

 

REEVES

77,054,063

 

WEBB

54,468,697

 

MIDLAND

34,769,551

 

PANOLA

30,652,940

 

TARRANT

29,145,957

 

CULBERSON

28,470,809

 

KARNES

22,469,980

 

REAGAN

21,707,449

 

UPTON

17,899,961

 

LOVING

17,696,273

 

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

RANK

COUNTY

CONDENSATE (BBLS)

 

REEVES

5,263,496

 

CULBERSON

2,605,428

 

LOVING

1,340,961

 

DE WITT

1,020,652

 

DIMMIT

991,315

 

WEBB

959,278

 

KARNES

783,240

 

LA SALLE

253,937

 

MCMULLEN

200,858

 

LIVE OAK

137,871

 

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