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Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for July 2017

09/25/2017

AUSTIN –– Production for July 2017 as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (Commission) is 75,312,470 barrels of crude oil and 534,777,620 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 July 2016, was: 75,496,802 barrels of crude oil preliminarily, updated to a current figure of 84,501,250 barrels; and 611,028,291 mcf of total gas preliminarily, updated to a current figure of 695,522,864 mcf.

The Commission reports that from August 2016 to July 2017, total Texas reported production was 994.000 million 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 July 2017 crude oil production averaged 2,429,435 barrels daily, compared to the 2,435,381 barrels daily average of July 2016.

Texas preliminary July 2017 total gas production averaged 17,250,891 mcf a day, compared to the 19,710,590 mcf daily average of July 2016.

Texas production in July 2017 came from 178,470 oil wells and 92,748 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 2017 TEXAS TOP TEN CRUDE OIL PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

CRUDE OIL (BBLS)

    1.

MIDLAND

7,570,280

    2.

KARNES

5,480,165

    3.

REEVES

4,164,677

    4.

MARTIN

3,842,377

    5.

UPTON

3,799,936

    6.

LA SALLE

3,670,339

    7.

DEWITT

3,291,137

    8.

ANDREWS

2,989,548

    9.

LOVING

2,705,573

  10.

REAGAN

2,644,829

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

RANK

COUNTY

TOTAL GAS (MCF)

    1.

WEBB

38,173,790

    2.

TARRANT

33,035,969

    3.

PANOLA

20,970,052

    4.

REEVES

19,793,323

    5.

KARNES

19,370,834

    6.

MIDLAND

18,652,397

    7.

DEWITT

16,822,185

    8.

WISE

13,952,263

    9.

LOVING

12,965,824

  10.

CULBERSON

12,790,431

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

RANK

COUNTY

CONDENSATE (BBLS)

    1.

DIMMIT

1,786,222

    2.

CULBERSON

984,196

    3.

KARNES

973,432

    4.

DEWITT

822,367

    5.

WEBB

746,234

    6.

REEVES

604,113

    7.

LOVING

364,681

    8.

LIVE OAK

248,609

    9.

LA SALLE

248,102

  10.

HEMPHILL

156,919

 

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