Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for May 2020

07/31/2020

AUSTIN –– Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) for May 2020 came from 170,718 oil wells and 86,469 gas wells.

The RRC reports that from June 2019 to May 2020, total Texas reported production was 1.5 billion barrels of crude oil and 10.4 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 http://www.rrc.texas.gov/oil-gas/research-and-statistics/production-data/texas-monthly-oil-gas-production/.


TABLE 1 - May 2020 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION*

PRODUCT

PRELIMINARY REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME

AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION

Crude Oil

91,062,814 BBLS (barrels)

2,937,510 BBLS

Natural Gas

734,645,548 mcf (thousand cubic feet)

23,698,243 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 - May 2019 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION

PRODUCT

UPDATED REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME

UPDATED AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION

PRELIMINARY REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME

PRELIMINARY AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION

Crude Oil

132,112,169 BBLS

4,261,683 BBLS

101,897,854 BBLS

3,287,028 BBLS

Natural Gas

871,818,670 mcf

28,123,183 mcf

704,514,055 mcf

22,726,260 mcf


TABLE 3
May 2020 TEXAS TOP TEN CRUDE OIL PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

CRUDE OIL (BBLS)

 

MIDLAND

12,692,044

 

MARTIN

8,613,842

 

REEVES

6,818,045

 

KARNES

6,059,271

 

UPTON

5,375,953

 

HOWARD

5,044,875

 

LOVING

4,622,124

 

REAGAN

3,449,488

 

GLASSCOCK

3,243,131

 

LA SALLE

2,695,714


TABLE 4 – May 2020 TEXAS TOP TEN TOTAL GAS (GAS WELL GAS & CASINGHEAD) PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

TOTAL GAS (MCF)

 

REEVES

73,437,218

 

WEBB

49,914,609

 

MIDLAND

38,572,157

 

PANOLA

38,001,409

 

TARRANT

30,058,930

 

LOVING

28,690,389

 

CULBERSON

26,522,886

 

REAGAN

23,908,861

 

KARNES

23,821,494

 

DE WITT

21,084,518

 

TABLE 5 – May 2020 TEXAS TOP TEN TOTAL CONDENSATE PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

CONDENSATE (BBLS)

 

REEVES

5,409,663

 

LOVING

2,729,620

 

CULBERSON

2,536,258

 

DE WITT

1,905,031

 

KARNES

993,985

 

DIMMIT

745,639

 

WEBB

575,489

 

LIVE OAK

250,958

 

LA SALLE

234,531

 

MCMULLEN

226,851

 

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