Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for March 2020

05/22/2020

AUSTIN –– Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) for March 2020 came from 171,775 oil wells and 88,293 gas wells.

The RRC reports that from April 2019 to March 2020, total Texas reported production was 1.5 billion barrels of crude oil and 10.1 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 http://www.rrc.texas.gov/oil-gas/research-and-statistics/production-data/texas-monthly-oil-gas-production/.

TABLE 1 - March 2020 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION*

PRODUCT

PRELIMINARY REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME

AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION

Crude Oil

107,220,998 BBLS (barrels)

3,458,742 BBLS

Natural Gas

717,299,990 mcf (thousand cubic feet)

23,138,709 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 2019 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION

PRODUCT

UPDATED REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME

UPDATED AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION

PRELIMINARY REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME

PRELIMINARY AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION

Crude Oil

128,738,511 BBLS

4,152,855 BBLS

101,831,444 BBLS

3,284,885 BBLS

Natural Gas

844,065,105 mcf

27,227,907 mcf

698,734,681 mcf

22,539,828 mcf

 

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

RANK

COUNTY

CRUDE OIL (BBLS)

 

MIDLAND

14,081,086

 

MARTIN

9,875,919

 

KARNES

7,830,121

 

REEVES

7,225,821

 

HOWARD

6,056,915

 

UPTON

5,284,958

 

LOVING

4,540,473

 

REAGAN

3,540,767

 

GLASSCOCK

3,504,720

 

LA SALLE

3,158,694


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

RANK

COUNTY

TOTAL GAS (MCF)

 

REEVES

74,169,736

 

MIDLAND

39,774,128

 

WEBB

37,879,780

 

PANOLA

31,506,218

 

CULBERSON

30,903,051

 

TARRANT

29,162,795

 

KARNES

24,539,862

 

REAGAN

23,841,760

 

LOVING

23,737,616

 

MARTIN

21,005,256

 

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

RANK

COUNTY

CONDENSATE (BBLS)

 

REEVES

5,355,997

 

CULBERSON

2,897,989

 

LOVING

2,061,067

 

DE WITT

1,177,543

 

WEBB

791,629

 

KARNES

778,398

 

DIMMIT

264,369

 

LA SALLE

192,872

 

MCMULLEN

169,399

 

LIVE OAK

156,320

 

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