Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for March 2019

06/10/2019

AUSTIN –– Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) for March 2019 came from 174,582 oil wells and 89,335 gas wells.

The RRC reports that from April 2018 to March 2019, total Texas reported production was 1.345 billion barrels of crude oil and 8.9 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 - March 2019 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION*

PRODUCT

TOTAL

Crude Oil

101,831,444 BBLS (barrels)

Natural Gas

698,734,681 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

March 2019 TOTAL

March 2018 TOTAL

Crude Oil

3,284,885 BBLS

2,788,280 BBLS

Natural Gas

22,539,828 mcf

18,639,468 mcf

**Preliminary Reported Totals

TABLE 3 - March 2018 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION

PRODUCT

UPDATED REPORTED TOTAL

PRELIMINARY REPORTED TOTAL

Crude Oil

111,146,918 BBLS

86,436,682 BBLS

Natural Gas

735,497,121 mcf

577,823,501 mcf

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

RANK

COUNTY

CRUDE OIL (BBLS)

 1

MIDLAND

12,167,262

 2

KARNES

7,393,418

 3

REEVES

6,522,906

 4

MARTIN

5,600,997

 5

UPTON

5,464,763

 6

LOVING

5,032,778

 7

LA SALLE

4,919,197

 8

HOWARD

3,982,811

 9

REAGAN

3,408,079

10 

DE WITT

3,401,672


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

RANK

COUNTY

TOTAL GAS (MCF)

 1

REEVES

53,071,883

 2

WEBB

50,019,159

 3

TARRANT

34,977,219

 4

MIDLAND

29,965,026

 5

KARNES

27,966,211

 6

PANOLA

27,775,493

 7

DIMMIT

22,243,045

 8

CULBERSON

21,831,550

 9

DE WITT

21,620,490

 10

LOVING

20,920,070


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

RANK

COUNTY

CONDENSATE (BBLS)

 1

REEVES

3,723,850

 2

CULBERSON

1,761,196

 3

DE WITT

1,423,203

 4

LOVING

1,333,578

 5

DIMMIT

1,261,270

 6

KARNES

1,193,488

 7

WEBB

998,490

 8

LIVE OAK

276,165

 9

WHEELER

177,675

10 

LA SALLE

161,513



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