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Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for July 2016

09/23/2016

AUSTIN –– Production for July 2016 as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (Commission) is 75,496,802 barrels of crude oil and 611,028,291 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, July 2015, was: 76,150,903 barrels of crude oil preliminarily, updated to a current figure of 91,062,232 barrels; and 656,846,810 mcf of total gas preliminarily, updated to a current figure of 750,083,314 mcf.

The Commission reports that in the last 12 months, total Texas reported production was 1.011 billion barrels of crude oil and 8.4 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 July 2016 crude oil production averaged 2,435,381 barrels daily, compared to the 2,456,481 barrels daily average of July 2015.

Texas preliminary July 2016 total gas production averaged 19,710,590 mcf a day, compared to the 21,188,607 mcf daily average of July 2015.

Texas production in July 2016 came from 183,260 oil wells and 92,238 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
JULY 2016 TEXAS TOP TEN CRUDE OIL PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

CRUDE OIL (BBLS)

    1.

KARNES

5,650,823

    2.

MIDLAND

5,435,748

    3.

MARTIN

3,918,580

    4.

DEWITT

3,914,244

    5.

UPTON

3,629,564

    6.

LA SALLE

3,598,262

    7.

REEVES

3,163,406

    8.

ANDREWS

2,962,065

    9.

GONZALES

2,903,942

  10.

MCMULLEN

2,750,306

 

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

RANK

COUNTY

TOTAL GAS (MCF)

    1.

WEBB

55,623,825

    2.

TARRANT

41,117,508

    3.

PANOLA

25,370,707

    4.

DIMMIT

25,110,154

    5.

KARNES

21,176,398

    6.

DEWITT

20,472,064

    7.

JOHNSON

18,367,329

    8.

WISE

17,751,360

    9.

LA SALLE

17,040,640

  10.

DENTON

15,115,368

 

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

RANK

COUNTY

CONDENSATE (BBLS)

    1.

DIMMIT

2,029,851

    2.

KARNES

1,340,080

    3.

WEBB

1,102,993

    4.

CULBERSON

980,660

    5.

DEWITT

941,288

    6.

REEVES

457,870

    7.

LIVE OAK

427,786

    8.

LA SALLE

318,736

    9.

LOVING

210,151

  10.

MCMULLEN

151,896

 
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