Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for September 2021

December 01, 2021

AUSTIN – Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas for September 2021 came from 162,179 oil wells and 86,217 gas wells.

The RRC reports that from October 2020 to September 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 (September 2021): Statewide Production*

Product

Preliminary Reported Total Volume

Average Daily Production

Crude Oil

104,455,357 bbls (barrels)

3,481,845 bbls

Natural Gas

750,152,793 mcf (thousand cubic feet)

25,005,093 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 (September 2020): Statewide Production

Product

Updated Reported Total Volume

Updated Average Daily Production

Preliminary Reported Total Volume

Preliminary Average Daily Production

Crude Oil

117,547,400 bbls

3,918,247 bbls

104,320,582 bbls

3,477,353 bbls

Natural Gas

853,145,637 mcf

28,438,188 mcf

744,787,914 mcf

24,826,264 mcf

 

TABLE 3 (September 2021): Texas Top 10 Crude Oil Producing Counties Ranked by Preliminary Production

Rank

County

Crude Oil (bbls)

1.

Midland

14,119,417

2.

Martin

12,916,929

3.

Karnes

7,249,855

4.

Howard

7,014,890

5.

Upton

6,400,665

6.

Reeves

5,757,842

7.

Loving

3,892,027

8.

Reagan

3,738,869

9.

Andrews

3,583,402

10.

Gonzales

3,191,360

 

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

Rank

County

Total Gas (mcf)

1.

Reeves

78,440,559

2.

Panola

50,166,281

3.

Midland

49,445,595

4.

Webb

39,186,923

5.

Loving

30,680,478

6.

Martin

28,488,332

7.

Culberson

26,580,197

8.

Harrison

26,240,201

9.

Reagan

25,751,840

10.

Upton

25,338,390

 

TABLE 5 (September 2021): Texas Top 10 Total Condensate Producing Counties Ranked by Preliminary Production

Rank

County

Condensate (bbls)

1.

Reeves

5,341,189

2.

Loving

3,022,304

3.

Culberson

1,983,197

4.

DeWitt

1,316,305

5.

Karnes

1,258,978

6.

Webb

520,927

7.

Live Oak

365,726

8.

Ward

197,577

9.

La Salle

145,343

10.

Dimmit

138,071

 


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