Texas oil and gas production statistics for May 2016

Texas May production came from 185,190 oil wells and 93,622 gas wells

texasAUSTIN – Production for May reported by Railroad Commission of Texas is 73,131,246 barrels of crude oil and 600,746,804 mcf of total gas from oil and gas wells.

The 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 May 2015, was: 75,309,757 barrels of crude oil preliminarily, updated to a current figure of 91,639,468 barrels; and 639,101,169 mcf of total gas preliminarily, updated to a current figure of 748,018,555 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 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 May 2016 crude oil production averaged 2,359,072 barrels daily, compared to the 2,429,347 barrels daily average of May 2015.

Preliminary May total gas production averaged 19,378,929 mcf a day, compared to the 20,616,167 mcf daily average of May 2015.

Production in May came from 185,190 oil wells and 93,622 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 MAY 2016 TEXAS TOP TEN CRUDE OIL PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION

RANK COUNTY CRUDE OIL (BBLS)
    1. KARNES 5,468,676
    2. MIDLAND 5,143,841
    3. DEWITT 4,704,228
    4. LA SALLE 3,904,069
    5. UPTON 3,577,289
    6. MARTIN 3,468,266
    7. MCMULLEN 2,882,904
    8. ANDREWS 2,822,304
    9. GONZALES 2,717,234
  10. LOVING 2,325,106


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

RANK COUNTY TOTAL GAS (MCF)
    1. WEBB 53,697,793
    2. TARRANT 38,807,419
    3. PANOLA 26,266,009
    4. DIMMIT 23,257,347
    5. DEWITT 21,351,633
    6. KARNES 20,008,377
    7. JOHNSON 19,368,266
    8. LA SALLE 17,015,549
    9. WISE 16,638,867
  10. DENTON 14,456,315


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

RANK COUNTY CONDENSATE (BBLS)
    1. DIMMIT 2,017,742
    2. WEBB 1,259,324
    3. KARNES 1,072,021
    4. CULBERSON 883,223
    5. DEWITT 823,011
    6. REEVES 486,592
    7. LIVE OAK 462,098
    8. LA SALLE 259,994
    9. LOVING 240,725
  10. WHEELER 215,067

 

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