TEXAS MONTHLY OIL AND GAS STATISTICS
JULY PERMITS TO DRILL
The Commission issued a total of 1,477 original drilling permits in July 2010 compared to 1,016 in July 2009. The July total included 1,227 permits to drill new oil and gas wells, 59 to re-enter existing well bores, and 191 for re-completions. Permits issued in July 2010 included 379 oil, 227 gas, 789 oil and gas, 68 injection, zero service and 14 other permits.
JUNE CRUDE OIL PRODUCTION
Texas preliminary June 2010 crude oil production averaged 913,591 barrels daily, up from the 893,024 barrels daily average of June 2009.
The preliminary Texas crude oil production figure for June 2010 is 27,407,738 barrels, up from 26,790,714 barrels reported during June 2009.
JULY OIL AND GAS COMPLETIONS
In July 2010, operators reported 591 oil, 329 gas, 60 injection and one other completion compared to 368 oil, 471 gas, 39 injection and two other completions during July 2009.
Total well completions for 2010 year to date are 6,292 down from 10,561 recorded during the same period in 2009.
Operators reported 631 holes plugged and two dry holes in July 2010 compared to 1,170 holes plugged and zero dry holes in July 2009.
JUNE NATURAL GAS PRODUCTION
Texas oil and gas wells produced 560,499,162 Mcf (thousand cubic feet) of gas based upon preliminary production figures for June 2010, up from the May 2009 preliminary gas production total of 554,397,320 Mcf.
Texas production in June 2010 came from 140,360 oil and 93,457 gas wells.
|RAILROAD COMMISSION DISTRICT||PERMITS TO DRILL OIL/GAS HOLES||OIL COMPLETIONS||GAS COMPLETIONS|
|(1) SAN ANTONIO AREA||105||14||14|
|(2) REFUGIO AREA||76||10||23|
|(3) SOUTHEAST TEXAS||73||20||11|
|(4) DEEP SOUTH TEXAS||63||4||55|
|(5) EAST CENTRAL TX||40||2||20|
|(6) EAST TEXAS||69||6||46|
|(7B) WEST CENTRAL TX||105||31||2|
|(7C) SAN ANGELO AREA||138||72||38|
|(8A) LUBBOCK AREA||85||21||4|
|(9) NORTH TEXAS||225||47||89|
|COUNTY||CRUDE OIL (BBLS)||COUNTY||TOTAL GAS (MCF)|
|1. GAINES||1,981,291||1. TARRANT||50,775,831|
|2. ANDREWS||1,872,678||2. JOHNSON||41,108,084|
|3. YOAKUM||1,807,489||3. PECOS||24,356,452|
|4. ECTOR||1,619,808||4. PANOLA||22,516,976|
|5. HOCKLEY||1,291,237||5. FREESTONE||19,567,627|
|6. UPTON||1,247,459||6. ROBERTSON||18,619,850|
|7. SCURRY||1,165,917||7. WISE||18,616,243|
|8. MIDLAND||1,105,703||8. ZAPATA||18,241,676|
|9. MARTIN||891,661||9. DENTON||18,153,677|
|10. PECOS||862,359||10. WEBB||14,807,649|