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Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for November 2017

01/25/2018

AUSTIN –– Production for November 2017 as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (Commission) is 75,573,142 barrels of crude oil and 543,212,976 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 2016, was: 72,322,284 barrels of crude oil preliminarily, updated to a current figure of 83,156,082 barrels; and 571,259,135 mcf of total gas preliminarily, updated to a current figure of 647,261,024 mcf.

The Commission reports that from December 2016 to November 2017, total Texas reported production was 1.012 billion barrels of crude oil and 7.6 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 2017 crude oil production averaged 2,519,105 barrels daily, compared to the 2,410,743 barrels daily average of November 2016.

Texas preliminary November 2017 total gas production averaged 18,107,099 mcf a day, compared to the 19,041,971 mcf daily average of November 2016.

Texas production in November 2017 came from 180,060 oil wells and 92,177 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 2017 TEXAS TOP TEN CRUDE OIL PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

CRUDE OIL (BBLS)

 1.

MIDLAND

7,953,990

 2.

KARNES

5,737,677

 3.

UPTON

4,359,426

 4. 

MARTIN

4,013,533

 5.

REEVES

3,856,443

 6.

LOVING

3,666,484

 7.

LA SALLE

3,343,559

 8.

DE WITT

3,007,723

 9.

REAGAN

2,951,999

 10.

ANDREWS

2,838,305


TABLE 2 – NOVEMBER 2017 TEXAS TOP TEN TOTAL GAS (GAS WELL GAS & CASINGHEAD) PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

TOTAL GAS (MCF)

 1.

WEBB

55,228,511

 2.

TARRANT

33,501,111

 3.

MIDLAND

20,119,640

 4.

KARNES

18,173,372

 5.

REEVES

18,035,197

 6.

PANOLA

17,062,296

 7.

JOHNSON

16,582,620

 8.

DE WITT

15,754,657

 9.

LA SALLE

15,083,393

 10.

WISE

14,458,120


TABLE 3 – NOVEMBER 2017 TEXAS TOP TEN TOTAL CONDENSATE PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

1.

CULBERSON

975,867

2. 

DE WITT

880,917

3. 

KARNES

812,496

4. 

WEBB

762,790

5. 

REEVES

465,648

6. 

LOVING

411,063

7. 

LIVE OAK

388,062

8. 

DIMMIT

317,646

9. 

LA SALLE

207,342

10. 

WHEELER

145,342

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