Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for May 2022

August 08, 2022

AUSTIN –– Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) for May 2022 came from 162,387 oil wells and 87,163 gas wells.

The RRC reports that from June 2021 to May 2022, total Texas reported production was 1.5 billion barrels of crude oil and 10.9 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: May 2022 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION*

PRODUCT

PRELIMINARY REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME

AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION

Crude Oil

109,090,916 BBLS (barrels)

3,519,062 BBLS

Natural Gas

847,979,160 mcf (thousand cubic feet)

27,354,166 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 2021 STATEWIDE PRODUCTION

PRODUCT

UPDATED REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME|

UPDATED AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION|

PRELIMINARY REPORTED TOTAL VOLUME|

PRELIMINARY AVERAGE DAILY PRODUCTION

Crude Oil

124,393,013 BBLS

4,012,678 BBLS

112,719,857 BBLS

3,636,124 BBLS

Natural Gas

914,244,124 mcf

29,491,746 mcf

818,825,363 mcf

26,413,721 mcf

 

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

RANK

COUNTY

CRUDE OIL (BBLS)

1.

MIDLAND

17,130,371

2.

MARTIN

12,368,492

3.

KARNES

7,403,168

4.

HOWARD

7,283,702

5.

UPTON

6,656,280

6.

LOVING

5,788,422

7.

REEVES

5,220,442

8.

ANDREWS

3,604,654

9.

GLASSCOCK

3,564,321

10.

REAGAN

3,260,866

 

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

RANK

COUNTY

TOTAL GAS (MCF)

1.

REEVES

82,811,586

2.

PANOLA

64,399,983

3.

MIDLAND

56,882,333

4.

WEBB

56,134,614

5.

LOVING

39,495,127

6.

CULBERSON

33,529,200

7.

MARTIN

31,195,636

8.

UPTON

27,978,682

9.

TARRANT

26,488,668

10.

HARRISON

26,397,336

 

TABLE 5: May 2022 TEXAS TOP TEN TOTAL CONDENSATE PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK

COUNTY

CONDENSATE (BBLS)

1.

REEVES

5,904,431

2.

LOVING

3,922,356

3.

CULBERSON

2,444,303

4.

DE WITT

1,104,411

5.

KARNES

841,990

6.

DIMMIT

818,513

7.

WEBB

770,967

8.

LIVE OAK

558,766

9.

WARD

398,270

10.

LA SALLE

299,836


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