Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for September 2019

12/09/2019

AUSTIN –– Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) for September 2019 came from 172,622 oil wells and 87,726 gas wells.

The RRC reports that from October 2018 to September 2019, total Texas reported production was 1.424 billion barrels of crude oil and 9.6 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 - September 2019 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION*

PRODUCT

TOTAL

Crude Oil

96,971,841 BBLS (barrels)

Natural Gas

702,422,497 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

September 2019 TOTAL

September 2018 TOTAL

Crude Oil

3,232,395 BBLS

2,836,551 BBLS

Natural Gas

23,414,083 mcf

19,706,132 mcf

**Preliminary Reported Totals

TABLE 3 - September 2018 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION

PRODUCT

UPDATED REPORTED TOTAL

PRELIMINARY REPORTED TOTAL

Crude Oil

120,176,858 BBLS

85,096,543 BBLS

Natural Gas

780,006,208 mcf

591,183,972 mcf

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

RANK

COUNTY

CRUDE OIL (BBLS)

 1

MIDLAND

12,393,831

 2

MARTIN

7,698,496

 3

KARNES

7,006,272

 4

REEVES

6,971,607

 5

UPTON

4,648,995

 6

HOWARD

4,644,345

 7

LOVING

3,931,635

 8

LA SALLE

3,631,482

 9

REAGAN

3,247,513

 10

GONZALES

3,001,595


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

RANK

COUNTY

TOTAL GAS (MCF)

 1

REEVES

73,999,105

 2

WEBB

59,326,739

 3

MIDLAND

32,378,830

 4

PANOLA

29,133,459

 5

TARRANT

27,732,431

 6

CULBERSON

27,376,416

 7

KARNES

24,106,266

 8

LOVING

21,522,939

 9

REAGAN

19,963,337

 10

UPTON

19,119,444

 

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

RANK

COUNTY

CONDENSATE (BBLS)

 1

REEVES

4,792,138

 2

CULBERSON

2,235,518

 3

LOVING

1,815,316

 4

DE WITT

1,108,232

 5

DIMMIT

1,052,760

 6

WEBB

1,040,963

 7

KARNES

861,186

 8

LIVE OAK

273,240

 9

LA SALLE

215,226

 10

MCMULLEN

114,361

 

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