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Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for June 2021

August 25, 2021

AUSTIN – Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas for June 2021 came from 166,923 oil wells and 85,439 gas wells.

The RRC reports that from July 2020 to June 2021, total Texas reported production was 1.4 billion barrels of crude oil and 10.1 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 (June 2021): Statewide Production*

Product

Preliminary Reported Total Volume

Average Daily Production

Crude Oil

107,174,580 bbls (barrels)

3,572,486 bbls

Natural
Gas

791,989,055 mcf (thousand cubic feet)

26,399,635 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 (June 2020): Statewide Production

Product

Updated Reported Total Volume

Updated Average Daily Production

Preliminary Reported Total Volume

Preliminary Average Daily Production

Crude Oil

116,134,062 bbls

3,871,135 bbls

97,800,810 bbls

3,260,027 bbls

Natural Gas

834,465,911 mcf

27,815,530 mcf

752,913,319 mcf

25,097,111 mcf

 

TABLE 3 (June 2021): Texas Top 10 Crude Oil Producing Counties Ranked by Preliminary Production

Rank

County

Crude Oil (bbls)

1.

Midland

15,027,374

2.

Martin

11,613,022

3.

Howard

7,650,470

4.

Karnes

7,535,089

5.

Upton

6,313,449

6.

Reeves

5,652,183

7.

Loving

4,118,909

8.

Reagan

3,677,261

9.

Ward

3,375,322

10.

Andrews

3,240,266

 

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

Rank

County

Total Gas (mcf)

1.

Reeves

73,479,178

2.

Webb

52,976,913

3.

Midland

50,884,098

4.

Panola

46,843,059

5.

Loving

32,793,619

6.

Culberson

32,471,502

7.

Reagan

27,351,480

8.

Karnes

27,155,672

9.

Tarrant

25,966,353

10.

Harrison

25,672,424

 

TABLE 5 (June 2021): Texas Top 10 Total Condensate Producing Counties Ranked by Preliminary Production

Rank

County

Condensate (bbls)

1.

Reeves

5,268,262

2.

Loving

3,736,662

3.

Culberson

2,551,228

4.

Karnes

1,577,007

5.

De Witt

1,112,475

6.

Dimmit

839,822

7.

Webb

772,035

8.

Live Oak

326,492

9.

La Salle

163,572

10.

McMullen

158,537


About the Railroad Commission:
Our mission is to serve Texas by our stewardship of natural resources and the environment, our concern for personal and community safety, and our support of enhanced development and economic vitality for the benefit of Texans. The Commission has a long and proud history of service to both Texas and to the nation, including almost 100 years regulating the oil and gas industry. The Commission also has jurisdiction over alternative fuels safety, natural gas utilities, surface mining and intrastate pipelines. Established in 1891, the Railroad Commission of Texas is the oldest regulatory agency in the state. To learn more, please visit http://www.rrc.texas.gov/about-us/.