Texas oil and gas production statistics for Jan. 2016

Texas production in Jan. came from 182,212 oil wells and 89,559 gas wells

TexasAUSTIN, Texas – Production for Jan. 2016 as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (Commission) is 76,063,179 barrels of crude oil and 612,602,068 Mcf (thousand cubic feet) of total gas from oil and gas wells.

To see the Dec. Texas production statistics, click here.

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, Jan. 2015, was: 68,949,268 barrels of crude oil preliminarily, updated to a current figure of 88,816,120 barrels; and 607,631,634 Mcf of total gas preliminarily, updated to a current figure of 733,123,911 Mcf.

The Commission reports that in the last 12 months, total Texas reported production was 1.014 billion barrels of crude oil and 8.3 trillion cubic feet of total gas.

Crude oil production reported is limited to oil produced from oil leases and does not include condensate.

Texas preliminary Jan. 2016 crude oil production averaged 2,453,651 barrels daily, compared to the 2,224,170 barrels daily average of Jan. 2015.

Texas preliminary Jan. 2016 total gas production averaged 19,761,357 Mcf a day, compared to the 19,601,020 Mcf daily average of Jan. 2015.

Texas production in Jan. 2016 came from 182,212 oil wells and 89,559 gas wells.

For additional oil and gas production statistics, visit the Commission’s website at http://www.rrc.texas.gov/oil-gas/research-and-statistics/production-data/texas-monthly-oil-gas-production/.

TABLE 1 JANUARY 2016 TOP TEN OIL CRUDE OIL PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK COUNTY CRUDE OIL (BBLS)
    1. KARNES 6,268,292
    2. LA SALLE 4,692,548
    3. MIDLAND 4,302,305
    4. DEWITT 4,006,611
    5. MARTIN 3,300,722
    6. UPTON 3,240,671
    7. GONZALES 3,128,463
    8. MCMULLEN 3,088,081
    9. REEVES 2,950,553
  10. ANDREWS 2,930,913


TABLE 2 – JANUARY 2016 TOP TEN TOTAL GAS (GAS WELL GAS & CASINGHEAD) PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK COUNTY TOTAL GAS (MCF)
    1. WEBB 58,883,030
    2. TARRANT 44,559,867
    3. PANOLA 26,574,219
    4. DIMMIT 23,006,630
    5. JOHNSON 20,546,741
    6. WISE 18,806,159
    7. DEWITT 18,304,013
    8. DENTON 17,140,250
    9. KARNES 16,890,901
  10. LA SALLE 14,528,837


TABLE 3 – JANUARY 2016 TOP TEN TOTAL CONDENSATE PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK COUNTY CONDENSATE (BBLS)
    1. DIMMIT 1,977,483
    2. WEBB 1,427,916
    3. KARNES 928,481
    4. DEWITT 922,295
    5. CULBERSON 729,815
    6. LIVE OAK 503,221
    7. REEVES 452,483
    8. WHEELER 275,086
    9. LA SALLE 228,701
  10. LOVING 215,169

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