Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for August 2022

November 08, 2022

AUSTIN – Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas for August 2022 came from 160,625 oil wells and 87,519 gas wells.

The RRC reports that from September 2021 to August 2022 total Texas reported production was 1.5 billion barrels of crude oil and 11.1 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 (August 2022): Statewide Production*

Product

Preliminary Reported
Total Volume

Average Daily
Production

Crude Oil

111,170,582 bbls (barrels)

3,586,148 bbls

Natural Gas  

856,297,283 mcf (thousand cubic feet)  

27,622,493 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 (August 2021): Statewide Production

Product

Updated
Reported Total
Volume

Updated
Average Daily
Production

Preliminary
Reported Total
Volume

Preliminary
Average Daily
Production

Crude Oil

127,698,569 bbls  

4,119,309 bbls

111,620,063 bbls   

3,600,647 bbls

Natural Gas  

939,410,656 mcf

30,303,570 mcf  

822,692,289 mcf

26,538,461 mcf

 

TABLE 3 (August 2022): Texas Top 10 Crude Oil Producing Counties Ranked by Preliminary Production

Rank

County

Crude Oil (bbls)

1.

Midland

17,336,401

2.

Martin

12,719,173

3.

Howard

8,513,667

4.

Karnes

7,370,794

5.

Upton

6,913,557

6.

Loving

6,320,730

7.

Reeves

4,347,590

8.

Glasscock

4,069,239

9.

Andrews

3,651,948

10.

Reagan

3,457,883

 

TABLE 4 (August 2022): Texas Top 10 Total Gas (Gas Well Gas & Casinghead) Producing Counties Ranked by Preliminary Production

Rank

County

Total Gas (mcf)

1.

Reeves

82,547,940

2.

Webb

60,154,236

3.

Midland

59,828,130

4.

Panola

57,810,672

5.

Loving

43,509,019

6.

Culberson

34,598,634

7.

Martin

33,989,936

8.

Upton

30,099,886

9.

Harrison

27,539,884

10.

Tarrant

26,467,078

 

TABLE 5 (August 2022): Texas Top 10 Total Condensate Producing Counties Ranked by Preliminary Production

Rank

County

Condensate (bbls)

1.

Reeves

5,971,971

2.

Loving

4,338,841

3.

Culberson

2,485,853

4.

Karnes

1,096,505

5.

DeWitt

1,055,505

6.

Dimmit

744,403

7.

Webb

665,908

8.

Ward

402,272

9.

McMullen

337,604

10.

Live Oak

318,850


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