Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for July 2018

09/25/2018

AUSTIN –– Production for July 2018 as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (Commission) is 90,026,566 barrels of crude oil and 612,512,811 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 2017, was: 75,312,470 barrels of crude oil preliminarily, updated to a current figure of 93,229,013 barrels; and 534,777,620 mcf of total gas preliminarily, updated to a current figure of 692,430,204 mcf.

The Commission reports that from August 2017 to July 2018, total Texas reported production was 1.164 billion barrels of crude oil and 8.1 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 2018 crude oil production averaged 2,904,083 barrels daily, compared to the 2,429,435 barrels daily average of July 2017.

Texas preliminary July 2018 total gas production averaged 19,758,478 mcf a day, compared to the 17,250,891 mcf daily average of July 2017.

Texas production in July 2018 came from 180,434 oil wells and 91,025 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 2018 TEXAS TOP TEN CRUDE OIL PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

CRUDE OIL (BBLS)

    1.

MIDLAND

9,696,117

    2.

KARNES

6,901,914

    3.

REEVES

5,503,464

    4.

MARTIN

5,427,424

    5.

LOVING

4,874,476

    6.

UPTON

4,309,913

    7.

LA SALLE

4,109,238

    8.

DE WITT

3,877,287

    9.

REAGAN

3,395,972

  10.

HOWARD

3,301,444


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

RANK

COUNTY

TOTAL GAS (MCF)

    1.

WEBB

55,657,416

    2.

REEVES

37,384,655

    3.

TARRANT

34,944,062

    4.

KARNES

24,621,479

    5.

MIDLAND

23,840,428

    6.

DE WITT

20,307,958

    7.

PANOLA

20,268,432

    8.

LOVING

20,135,855

    9.

REAGAN

17,866,415

  10.

CULBERSON

16,477,770


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

RANK

COUNTY

CONDENSATE (BBLS)

    1.

REEVES

2,638,387

    2.

CULBERSON

1,449,901

    3.

KARNES

1,193,184

    4.

DE WITT

1,147,599

    5.

LOVING

1,146,651

    6.

WEBB

685,661

    7.

DIMMIT

300,783

    8.

LIVE OAK

261,638

    9.

HEMPHILL

149,011

  10.

LA SALLE

137,359

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