Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for February 2021

April 22, 2021

AUSTIN – Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas for February 2021 came from 167,804 oil wells and 84,748 gas wells.

The RRC reports that from March 2020 to February 2021, total Texas reported production was 1.3 billion barrels of crude oil and 10.0 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 – February 2021: Statewide Production*

PRODUCT

PRELIMINARY REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME

AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION

Crude Oil

82,391,417 BBLS (barrels)

2,942,551 BBLS

Natural Gas

594,736,674 mcf (thousand cubic feet)

21,240,596 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 2020: Statewide Production

PRODUCT

UPDATED REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME

UPDATED AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION

PRELIMINARY REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME

PRELIMINARY AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION

Crude Oil

131,796,046 BBLS

4,544,691 BBLS

98,958,487 BBLS

3,412,362 BBLS

Natural Gas

876,002,094 mcf

30,206,969 mcf

711,472,050 mcf

24,533,519 mcf

 

TABLE 3 February 2021: Texas Top 10 Crude Oil Producing Counties Ranked by Preliminary Production

RANK

COUNTY

CRUDE OIL (BBLS)

1.

MIDLAND

11,403,408

2.

MARTIN

8,046,078

3.

HOWARD

5,673,237

4.

REEVES

5,212,108

5.

KARNES

4,717,554

6.

UPTON

4,127,591

7.

LOVING

3,646,923

8.

LA SALLE

2,876,499

9.

WARD

2,749,922

10.

GLASSCOCK

2,548,445

 

TABLE 4 – February 2021: Texas Top 10 Total Gas (Gas Well Gas & Casinghead) Producing Counties Ranked by Preliminary Production

RANK

COUNTY

TOTAL GAS (MCF)

1.

REEVES

62,519,396

2.

WEBB

42,634,684

3.

MIDLAND

33,517,721

4.

PANOLA

28,173,128

5.

CULBERSON

24,342,009

6.

LOVING

23,482,315

7.

TARRANT

22,317,285

8.

LA SALLE

18,676,220

9.

REAGAN

17,733,378

10.

MARTIN

16,845,973

 

TABLE 5 – February 2021: Texas Top 10 Total Condensate Producing Counties Ranked by Preliminary Production

RANK

COUNTY

CONDENSATE (BBLS)

1.

REEVES

4,715,249

2.

LOVING

2,461,465

3.

CULBERSON

1,932,139

4.

DE WITT

913,809

5.

DIMMIT

722,606

6.

KARNES

620,434

7.

WEBB

551,826

8.

LIVE OAK

251,468

9.

WARD

216,855

10.

LA SALLE

142,060


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