Texas oil and gas production statistics for August 2016

Production for August 2016 as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (Commission) is 75,034,914 barrels of crude oil and 606,931,065 mcf (thousand cubic feet) of total gas from oil and gas wells. These preliminary figures are based on production volumes reported by operators and will be updated as late and corrected production reports are received. Production reported to the Commission for the same time period last year, August 2015, was: 74,679,202 barrels of crude oil preliminarily, updated to a current figure of 90,454,059 barrels; and 624,110,098 mcf of total gas preliminarily, updated to a current figure of 746,328,268 mcf.

The Commission reports that in the last 12 months, total Texas reported production was 1.004 billion barrels of crude oil and 8.2 trillion cubic feet of total gas. Crude oil production reported by the Commission is limited to oil produced from oil leases and does not include condensate, which is reported separately by the Commission.

Texas preliminary August 2016 crude oil production averaged 2,420,481 barrels daily, compared to the 2,409,007 barrels daily average of August 2015.

Texas preliminary August 2016 total gas production averaged 19,578,421 mcf a day, compared to the 20,132,584 mcf daily average of August 2015.

Texas production in August 2016 came from 183,052 oil wells and 92,155 gas wells.

T1 - August 2016 Texas top ten crude oil producing counties ranked by preliminary production

RANK

COUNTY

CRUDE OIL (BBLS)

    1.

KARNES

5,456,746

    2.

MIDLAND

5,305,560

    3.

UPTON

3,776,826

    4.

MARTIN

3,729,908

    5.

DEWITT

3,523,600

    6.

LA SALLE

3,499,775

    7.

REEVES

3,284,712

    8.

MCMULLEN

3,259,857

    9.

ANDREWS

2,989,817

  10.

GONZALES

2,900,684

T2 - August 2016 Texas top ten total gas (gas well gas & casinghead) producing counties ranked by preliminary production

RANK

COUNTY

TOTAL GAS (MCF)

    1.

WEBB

61,192,846

    2.

TARRANT

37,246,599

    3.

PANOLA

24,670,352

    4.

DIMMIT

24,107,623

    5.

KARNES

20,787,521

    6.

DEWITT

19,496,927

    7.

JOHNSON

18,763,931

    8.

LA SALLE

17,913,624

    9.

WISE

16,111,571

  10.

DENTON

13,845,267

T3 - August 2016 Texas top ten total condensate producing counties ranked by preliminary production

RANK

COUNTY

CONDENSATE (BBLS)

    1.

DIMMIT

2,014,509

    2.

KARNES

1,300,763

    3.

WEBB

1,195,686

    4.

CULBERSON

1,050,726

    5.

DEWITT

997,425

    6.

LIVE OAK

402,040

   7.

LA SALLE

297,122

    8.

REEVES

247,103

    9.

LOVING

172,978

  10.

HEMPHILL

167,960

 

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