San Angelo Office Closure

Due to a telecommunications outage, the RRC’s San Angelo Office closed at 1 p.m. today.

The service provider is working to restore service and the district office is scheduled to resume normal operations at 8 a.m. on Monday, December 17, 2018.

Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for March 2018

05/29/2018

AUSTIN –– Production for March 2018 as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (Commission) is 86,436,682 barrels of crude oil and 577,823,501 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 March 2017, was: 77,262,815 barrels of crude oil preliminarily, updated to a current figure of 90,033,198 barrels; and 608,006,175 mcf of total gas preliminarily, updated to a current figure of 663,678,736 mcf.

The Commission reports that from April 2017 to March 2018, total Texas reported production was 1.081 billion barrels of crude oil and 7.8 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 March 2018 crude oil production averaged 2,788,280 barrels daily, compared to the 2,492,349 barrels daily average of March 2017.

Texas preliminary March 2018 total gas production averaged 18,639,468 mcf a day, compared to the 19,613,102 mcf daily average of March 2017.

Texas production in March 2018 came from 180,368 oil wells and 91,195 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 MARCH 2018 TEXAS TOP TEN CRUDE OIL PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

CRUDE OIL (BBLS)

    1.

MIDLAND

8,945,928

    2.

KARNES

6,646,700

    3.

REEVES

5,775,483

    4.

LOVING

5,460,229

    5.

UPTON

4,606,227

    6.

MARTIN

4,492,212

    7.

LA SALLE

3,865,682

    8.

ANDREWS

3,389,652

    9.

HOWARD

3,111,601

  10.

REAGAN

3,056,518


TABLE 2 – MARCH 2018 TEXAS TOP TEN TOTAL GAS (GAS WELL GAS & CASINGHEAD) PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

TOTAL GAS (MCF)

    1.

WEBB

39,231,981

    2.

TARRANT

34,126,440

    3.

REEVES

30,740,106

    4.

LOVING

21,942,538

    5.

MIDLAND

21,495,385

    6.

KARNES

20,453,348

    7.

PANOLA

17,904,444

    8.

JOHNSON

16,650,411

    9.

CULBERSON

16,589,549

  10.

DE WITT

16,220,934

 

TABLE 3 – MARCH 2018 TEXAS TOP TEN TOTAL CONDENSATE PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

CONDENSATE (BBLS)

    1.

REEVES

1,631,928

    2.

CULBERSON

1,316,368

    3.

LOVING

1,310,064

    4.

DE WITT

1,076,681

    5.

KARNES

868,049

    6.

WEBB

822,065

    7.

DIMMIT

412,949

    8.

LIVE OAK

288,882

    9.

LA SALLE

201,036

  10.

WHEELER

178,888

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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.