Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for June 2016

08/26/2016

AUSTIN –– Production for June 2016 as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (Commission) is 72,856,376 barrels of crude oil and 604,263,761 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 the same time period last year, June 2015, was: 73,017,089 barrels of crude oil preliminarily, updated to a current figure of 87,826,484 barrels; and 615,762,474 mcf of total gas preliminarily, updated to a current figure of 723,224,727 mcf.

The Commission reports that in the last 12 months, total Texas reported production was 1.013 billion barrels of crude oil and 8.3 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 June 2016 crude oil production averaged 2,428,546 barrels daily, compared to the 2,433,903 barrels daily average of June 2015. 

Texas preliminary June 2016 total gas production averaged 20,142,125 mcf a day, compared to the 20,525,416 mcf daily average of June 2015.

Texas production in June 2016 came from 185,622 oil wells and 93,371 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 JUNE 2016 TEXAS TOP TEN CRUDE OIL PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

CRUDE OIL (BBLS)

    1.

KARNES

5,235,567

    2.

MIDLAND

4,836,993

    3.

DEWITT

4,369,220

    4.

LA SALLE

3,584,007

    5.

UPTON

3,453,833

    6.

MARTIN

3,449,683

    7.

REEVES

3,091,494

    8.

ANDREWS

2,883,414

    9.

GONZALES

2,827,109

  10.

MCMULLEN

2,588,359


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

RANK

COUNTY

TOTAL GAS (MCF)

    1.

WEBB

64,547,727

    2.

TARRANT

40,997,506

    3.

DIMMIT

24,023,542

    4.

PANOLA

23,133,817

    5.

DEWITT

19,604,920

    6.

JOHNSON

18,469,829

    7.

KARNES

17,478,485

    8.

WISE

17,311,244

    9.

DENTON

15,526,515

  10.

LA SALLE

14,700,359

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

RANK

COUNTY

CONDENSATE (BBLS)

    1.

DIMMIT

1,898,677

    2.

WEBB

1,231,364

    3.

KARNES

1,078,986

    4.

CULBERSON

838,787

    5.

DEWITT

766,681

    6.

LIVE OAK

457,460

    7.

REEVES

416,848

    8.

LA SALLE

211,912

    9.

WHEELER

192,549

  10.

LOVING

175,391

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