Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for January 2021

April 07, 2021

AUSTIN – Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas for January 2021 came from 166,529 oil wells and 84,668 gas wells.

The RRC reports that from February 2020 to January 2021, total Texas reported production was 1.4 billion barrels of crude oil and 10.2 trillion cubic feet of total gas. Crude oil production reported by the RRC is limited to oil produced from oil leases and does not include condensate, which is reported separately by the RRC.

For additional oil and gas production statistics, including the ranking of each Texas County by crude oil, total gas and condensate production, visit the RRC’s website at https://www.rrc.texas.gov/oil-and-gas/research-and-statistics/production-data/texas-monthly-oil-gas-production/.

TABLE 1 January 2021 Statewide Production*

PRODUCT

PRELIMINARY REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME

AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION

Crude Oil

113,528,902 BBLS (barrels)

3,662,223 BBLS

Natural Gas

803,040,795 mcf (thousand cubic feet)

25,904,542 mcf

* These are preliminary figures based on production volumes reported by operators and will be updated as late and corrected production reports are received.

 

TABLE 2 January 2020 Statewide Production

PRODUCT

UPDATED REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME

UPDATED AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION

PRELIMINARY REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME

PRELIMINARY AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION

Crude Oil

142,286,013 BBLS

4,589,871 BBLS

106,142,706 BBLS

3,423,958 BBLS

Natural Gas

939,765,860 mcf

30,315,028 mcf

757,041,594 mcf

24,420,697 mcf

 

TABLE 3 January 2021: Texas Top 10 Crude Oil Producing Counties Ranked by Preliminary Production

RANK

COUNTY

CRUDE OIL (BBLS)

1.

MIDLAND

15,461,645

2.

MARTIN

10,063,436

3.

HOWARD

7,809,633

4.

REEVES

6,957,861

5.

LOVING

6,520,239

6.

KARNES

6,448,840

7.

UPTON

5,966,625

8.

WARD

3,816,740

9.

LA SALLE

3,810,015

10.

GLASSCOCK

3,749,375

 


TABLE 4 – January 2021: Texas Top 10 Total Gas (Gas Well Gas & Casinghead) Producing Counties Ranked by Preliminary Production

RANK

COUNTY

TOTAL GAS (MCF)

1.

REEVES

83,734,405

2.

WEBB

49,622,230

3.

MIDLAND

49,415,542

4.

PANOLA

37,293,826

5.

LOVING

36,278,917

6.

CULBERSON

34,140,594

7.

TARRANT

28,693,955

8.

REAGAN

25,552,954

9.

LA SALLE

24,216,756

10.

MARTIN

23,519,791

 

TABLE 5 – January 2021: Texas Top 10 Total Condensate Producing Counties Ranked by Preliminary Production

RANK

COUNTY

CONDENSATE (BBLS)

1.

REEVES

6,328,121

2.

LOVING

3,624,117

3.

CULBERSON

2,788,254

4.

DE WITT

1,178,831

5.

DIMMIT

1,007,554

6.

WEBB

842,706

7.

KARNES

831,209

8.

WARD

322,801

9.

LIVE OAK

255,455

10.

LA SALLE

229,184


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