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Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for January 2022

April 13, 2022

AUSTIN – Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas for January 2022 came from 162,579 oil wells and 85,812 gas wells.

The RRC reports that from February 2021 to January 2022, total Texas reported production was 1.4 billion barrels of crude oil and 10.6 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 https://www.rrc.texas.gov/oil-and-gas/research-and-statistics/production-data/texas-monthly-oil-gas-production/.

TABLE 1 (January 2022): Statewide Production* 

PRODUCT

PRELIMINARY REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME

AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION

Crude Oil

118,056,176 bbls (barrels)

3,808,264 bbls

Natural Gas

871,065,745 mcf (thousand cubic feet)

28,098,895 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 2021): Statewide Production 

PRODUCT

UPDATED REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME

UPDATED AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION

PRELIMINARY REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME

PRELIMINARY AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION

Crude Oil

120,505,008 bbls

3,887,258 bbls

113,528,902 bbls

3,662,223 bbls

Natural Gas

879,316,144 mcf

28,365,037 mcf

803,040,795 mcf

25,904,542 mcf

 

TABLE 3 (January 2022): Texas Top 10 Crude Oil Producing Counties Ranked by Preliminary Production

Rank

County

Crude Oil (bbls)

1.

Midland

17,199,573

2.

Martin

13,964,857

3.

Howard

8,577,929

4.

Karnes

8,010,338

5.

Upton

6,918,632

6.

Loving

6,227,249

7.

Reeves

5,948,547

8.

Glasscock

3,965,311

9.

Andrews

3,875,724

10.

Reagan

3,715,744

 

TABLE 4 (January 2022): Texas Top 10 Total Gas (Gas Well Gas & Casinghead) Producing Counties Ranked by Preliminary Production 

Rank

County

Total Gas (mcf)

1.

Reeves

87,572,456

2.

Webb

60,834,708

3.

Panola

55,619,249

4.

Midland

55,454,649

5.

Loving

36,482,844

6.

Culberson

35,565,912

7.

Martin

32,656,507

8.

Reagan

28,744,992

9.

Harrison

27,745,784

10.

Upton

26,163,670

 

TABLE 5 (January 2022): Texas Top 10 Total Condensate Producing Counties Ranked by Preliminary Production 

Rank

County

Condensate (bbls)

1.

Reeves

6,605,405

2.

Loving

3,477,832

3.

Culberson

2,728,619

4.

DeWitt

1,314,023

5.

Dimmit

977,689

6.

Karnes

941,720

7.

Webb

935,787

8.

Live Oak

510,203

9.

La Salle

352,674

10.

Ward

316,754


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