Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for November 2016

01/25/2017

AUSTIN –– Production for November 2016 as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (Commission) is 72,322,284 barrels of crude oil and 571,259,135 mcf (thousand cubic feet) of total gas from oil and gas wells. These preliminary figures are based on production volumes reported by operators and will be updated as late and corrected production reports are received. Production reported to the Commission for November 2015, was: 70,969,209 barrels of crude oil preliminarily, updated to a current figure of 87,022,508 barrels; and 596,523,139 mcf of total gas preliminarily, updated to a current figure of 710,454,789 mcf.

The Commission reports that from December 2015 to November 2016, total Texas reported production was 982 million barrels of crude oil and 8.0 trillion cubic feet of total gas. Crude oil production reported by the Commission is limited to oil produced from oil leases and does not include condensate, which is reported separately by the Commission.

Texas preliminary November 2016 crude oil production averaged 2,410,743 barrels daily, compared to the 2,365,640 barrels daily average of November 2015.

Texas preliminary November 2016 total gas production averaged 19,041,971 mcf a day, compared to the 19,884,105 mcf daily average of November 2015.

Texas production in November 2016 came from 181,475 oil wells and 92,930 gas wells.

For additional oil and gas production statistics, visit the Commission’s website at http://www.rrc.texas.gov/oil-gas/research-and-statistics/production-data/texas-monthly-oil-gas-production/.


TABLE 1
NOVEMBER 2016 TEXAS TOP TEN CRUDE OIL PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

CRUDE OIL (BBLS)

    1.

MIDLAND

6,288,709

    2.

KARNES

4,949,515

    3.

MARTIN

3,614,039

    4.

UPTON

3,547,056

    5.

LA SALLE

3,312,304

    6.

DEWITT

3,109,269

    7.

REEVES

3,102,924

    8.

MCMULLEN

3,005,042

    9.

ANDREWS

2,881,607

  10.

GONZALES

2,867,686


TABLE 2 – NOVEMBER 2016 TEXAS TOP TEN TOTAL GAS (GAS WELL GAS & CASINGHEAD) PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

TOTAL GAS (MCF)

    1.

WEBB

57,709,582

    2.

TARRANT

34,743,565

    3.

DIMMIT

21,795,947

    4.

PANOLA

21,471,134

    5.

KARNES

19,030,181

    6.

JOHNSON

17,796,770

    7.

DEWITT

17,173,052

    8.

LA SALLE

16,565,955

    9.

WISE

15,309,137

  10.

REEVES

14,689,467


TABLE 3 – NOVEMBER 2016 TEXAS TOP TEN TOTAL CONDENSATE PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

CONDENSATE (BBLS)

    1.

DIMMIT

1,795,653

    2.

KARNES

1,222,723

    3.

WEBB

1,019,042

    4.

CULBERSON

940,718

    5.

DEWITT

915,888

    6.

REEVES

519,024

    7.

LIVE OAK

353,728

    8.

LOVING

243,976

    9.

LA SALLE

214,408

  10.

HEMPHILL

179,938

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