Texas oil and gas production statistics for Feb. 2016

Texas production in Feb. 2016 came from 184,117 oil wells and 89,379 gas wells

TexasAUSTIN –– Production for Feb. 2016 as reported by the Railroad Commission of Texas is 70,251,961 barrels of crude oil and 580,784,700 mcf 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, Feb. 2015, was: 65,568,162 barrels of crude oil preliminarily, updated to a current figure of 83,398,237 barrels; and 563,837,998 Mcf of total gas preliminarily, updated to a current figure of 672,049,511 Mcf.

The Commission reports that in the last 12 months, total Texas reported production was 1.023 billion barrels of crude oil and 8.4 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.

PLSI-Truck-5Plunger lift use rises in Permian Basin as producers cut costs. Oil and gas companies increasing choosing plunger lift over rod pumps for full life of well. 

 

Texas preliminary Feb. 2016 crude oil production averaged 2,422,481 barrels daily, compared to the 2,341,720 barrels daily average of Feb. 2015.

Preliminary Feb. 2016 total gas production averaged 20,027,059 Mcf a day, compared to the 20,137,071 Mcf daily average of Feb. 2015.

Texas production in Feb. 2016 came from 184,117 oil wells and 89,379 gas wells.

For additional oil and gas production statistics, visit the Commission’s website.

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

RANK COUNTY CRUDE OIL (BBLS)
    1. DEWITT 5,372,636
    2. KARNES 5,321,466
    3. LA SALLE 4,249,574
    4. MIDLAND 3,505,419
    5. MARTIN 3,175,087
    6. UPTON 3,033,827
    7. REEVES 2,841,166
    8. ANDREWS 2,807,241
    9. GONZALES 2,723,208
  10. MCMULLEN 2,301,957


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

RANK COUNTY TOTAL GAS (MCF)
    1. WEBB 53,952,227
    2. TARRANT 41,880,837
    3. PANOLA 25,794,153
    4. DEWITT 22,961,257
    5. DIMMIT 20,902,041
    6. JOHNSON 19,184,213
    7. WISE 17,878,070
    8. KARNES 17,409,521
    9. LA SALLE 16,979,631
  10. DENTON 16,047,542


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

RANK COUNTY CONDENSATE (BBLS)
    1. DIMMIT 1,768,383
    2. WEBB 1,271,871
    3. KARNES 990,193
    4. DEWITT 876,275
    5. CULBERSON 737,675
    6. LIVE OAK 453,112
    7. REEVES 349,528
    8. LA SALLE 324,026
    9. WHEELER 227,680
  10. MCMULLEN 222,294

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