Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for April 2022

July 13, 2022

AUSTIN – Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas for April 2022 came from 162,301 oil wells and 79,292 gas wells.

The RRC reports that from May 2021 to April 2022, total Texas reported production was 1.5 billion barrels of crude oil and 10.8 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 (April 2022): Statewide Production*

Product

Preliminary Reported Total Volume

Average Daily Production

Crude Oil

107,196,593 bbls (barrels)

3,573,220 bbls

Natural Gas

813,134,206 mcf (thousand cubic feet)

27,104,474 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 (April 2021): Statewide Production

Product

Updated Reported Total Volume

Updated Average Daily Production

Preliminary Reported Total Volume

Preliminary Average Daily Production

Crude Oil

120,520,150 bbls

4,017,338 bbls

110,990,696 bbls

3,699,690 bbls

Natural Gas

898,736,544 mcf

29,957,885 mcf

799,163,896 mcf

26,638,797 mcf

 

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

Rank

County

Crude Oil (bbls)

1.

Midland

16,194,325

2.

Martin

12,823,610

3.

Howard

8,710,172

4.

Karnes

7,395,295

5.

Upton

5,726,838

6.

Reeves

4,896,657

7.

Loving

4,194,723

8.

Reagan

3,364,568

9.

Glasscock

3,192,707

10.

Ward

3,036,702

 

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

Rank

County

Total Gas (mcf)

1.

Reeves

78,475,584

2.

Panola

58,276,740

3.

Webb

53,994,991

4.

Midland

51,888,275

5.

Loving

32,824,566

6.

Martin

32,470,899

7.

Culberson

32,237,133

8.

Reagan

26,524,164

9.

Harrison

24,239,049

10.

Tarrant

24,031,195

 

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

Rank

County

Condensate (bbls)

1.

Reeves

5,734,255

2.

Loving

3,431,676

3.

Culberson

2,426,473

4.

DeWitt

1,324,362

5.

Karnes

944,714

6.

Dimmit

903,452

7.

Webb

760,167

8.

Live Oak

693,545

9.

La Salle

289,437

10.

Mcmullen

180,724

 


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