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Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for July 2021

September 29, 2021

AUSTIN – Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas for July 2021 came from 163,238 oil wells and 86,658 gas wells.

The RRC reports that from August 2020 to July 2021, total Texas reported production was 1.4 billion barrels of crude oil and 10.2 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 (July 2021): Statewide Production*

Product

Preliminary Reported Total Volume

Average Daily Production

Crude Oil

109,114,379 bbls (barrels)

3,519,819 bbls

Natural Gas

815,444,335 mcf (thousand cubic feet)

26,304,656 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 (July 2020): Statewide Production

Product

Updated Reported Total Volume

Updated Average Daily Production

Preliminary Reported Total Volume

Preliminary Average Daily Production

Crude Oil

123,529,291 bbls

3,984,816 bbls

108,879,659 bbls

3,512,247 bbls

Natural Gas

872,821,525 mcf

28,155,533 mcf

798,320,347 mcf

25,752,269 mcf

 

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

Rank

County

Crude Oil (bbls)

1.

Midland

15,662,103

2.

Martin

12,266,320

3.

Howard

7,739,278

4.

Karnes

7,452,096

5.

Upton

6,440,096

6.

Reeves

6,235,652

7.

Loving

4,014,463

8.

Andrews

3,460,034

9.

Reagan

3,403,368

10.

Ward

3,238,172

 

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

Rank

County

Total Gas (mcf)

1.

Reeves

80,545,181

2.

Webb

58,143,917

3.

Panola

54,294,289

4.

Midland

53,720,412

5.

Culberson

35,099,227

6.

Loving

32,332,405

7.

Martin

27,425,416

8.

Tarrant

26,464,406

9.

Harrison

26,080,050

10.

Upton

25,972,065

 

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

Rank

County

Condensate (bbls)

1.

Reeves

5,446,223

2.

Loving

3,401,128

3.

Culberson

2,757,796

4.

Karnes

1,167,636

5.

De Witt

891,407

6.

Dimmit

787,235

7.

Webb

754,450

8.

Live Oak

251,567

9.

McMullen

191,536

10.

La Salle

163,669

 


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