RRC Open Meeting

The Railroad Commission of Texas has scheduled an open meeting (conference) for today, Wednesday, April 24th at 9:30 a.m.
To view the webcast visit http://www.adminmonitor.com/tx/rcc/open_meeting.

Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for December 2022

March 09, 2023

AUSTIN –– Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) for December 2022 came from 161,489 oil wells and 87,023 gas wells.

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 - December 2022 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION*

PRODUCT

PRELIMINARY REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME

AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION

Crude Oil

104,363,178 BBLS (barrels)

3,366,554 BBLS

Natural Gas

813,655,568 mcf (thousand cubic feet)

26,246,954 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 - December 2021 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION

PRODUCT

UPDATED REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME

PRELIMINARY REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME

Crude Oil

129,884,145 BBLS

107,277,204 BBLS

Natural Gas

970,409,365 mcf

747,220,020 mcf

 

TABLE 3 December 2022 TEXAS TOP TEN CRUDE OIL PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

CRUDE OIL (BBLS)

1.

MIDLAND

16,978,716

2.

MARTIN

13,217,855

3.

UPTON

7,038,078

4.

HOWARD

6,906,697

5.

KARNES

5,953,300

6.

LOVING

4,125,998

7.

REEVES

4,018,281

8.

GLASSCOCK

3,752,279

9.

ANDREWS

3,407,766

10.

REAGAN

3,381,474

 

TABLE 4 – December 2022 TEXAS TOP TEN TOTAL GAS (GAS WELL GAS & CASINGHEAD) PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

TOTAL GAS (MCF)

1.

REEVES

75,609,665

2.

WEBB

65,685,464

3.

MIDLAND

59,736,723

4.

PANOLA

51,758,840

5.

LOVING

35,059,791

6.

MARTIN

33,888,054

7.

CULBERSON

33,856,269

8.

HARRISON

32,990,695

9.

UPTON

30,367,898

10.

REAGAN

26,781,418

 

TABLE 5 – December 2022 TEXAS TOP TEN TOTAL CONDENSATE PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

CONDENSATE (BBLS)

1.

REEVES

5,505,763

2.

LOVING

3,890,827

3.

CULBERSON

2,567,944

4.

DE WITT

835,468

5.

KARNES

766,945

6.

WEBB

673,394

7.

WARD

415,064

8.

LIVE OAK

389,328

9.

LA SALLE

289,188

10.

MCMULLEN

167,126

 


About the Railroad Commission:
Our mission is to serve Texas by our stewardship of natural resources and the environment, our concern for personal and community safety, and our support of enhanced development and economic vitality for the benefit of Texans. The Commission has a long and proud history of service to both Texas and to the nation, including almost 100 years regulating the oil and gas industry. The Commission also has jurisdiction over alternative fuels safety, natural gas utilities, surface mining and intrastate pipelines. Established in 1891, the Railroad Commission of Texas is the oldest regulatory agency in the state. To learn more, please visit https://www.rrc.texas.gov/about-us/.