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Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for May 2021

Crude oil and natural gas production as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas for May 2021 came from 163,777 oil wells and 85,606 gas wells.

The RRC reports that from June 2020 to May 2021, total Texas reported production was 1.4 billion barrels of crude oil and 10.1 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 2021): Statewide Production*

Product Preliminary Reported Total Volume Average Daily Production
Crude Oil 112,719,857 bbls (barrels) 3,636,124 bbls
Natural Gas 818,825,363 mcf (thousand cubic feet) 26,413,721 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 2020): Statewide Production

Product Updated Reported Total Volume Updated Average Daily Production Preliminary Reported Total Volume Preliminary Average Daily Production
Crude Oil 109,268,998 bbls 3,524,806 bbls 91,062,814 bbls 2,937,510 bbls
Natural Gas 825,293,227 mcf 26,622,362 mcf 734,645,548 mcf 23,698,243 mcf

 

TABLE 3 (May 2021): Texas Top 10 Crude Oil Producing Counties Ranked by Preliminary Production

Rank County Crude Oil (bbls)
1. Midland 16,127,487
2. Martin 12,166,361
3. Howard 8,614,951
4. Karnes 7,652,045
5. Reeves 6,661,441
6. Upton 6,227,160
7. Loving 4,691,082
8. Reagan 3,822,480
9. Ward 3,271,997
10. Andrews 3,212,222

 

TABLE 4 (May 2021): Texas Top 10 Total Gas (Gas Well Gas & Casinghead) Producing Counties Ranked by Preliminary Production

Rank County Total Gas (mcf)
1. Reeves 81,863,356
2. Webb 63,302,903
3. Midland 53,010,920
4. Panola 43,661,432
5. Culberson 34,925,074
6. Loving 33,166,603
7. Reagan 27,371,109
8. Tarrant 27,306,719
9. Martin 26,825,832
10. Upton 25,308,349

 

TABLE 5 (May 2021): Texas Top 10 Total Condensate Producing Counties Ranked by Preliminary Production

Rank County Condensate (bbls)
1. Reeves 5,936,102
2. Loving 3,322,339
3. Culberson 2,834,163
4. DeWitt 1,424,790
5. Karnes 1,245,740
6. Dimmit 903,314
7. Webb 867,707
8. Live Oak 367,561
9. Ward 168,674
10. McMullen 164,034

 

Source: www.rrc.texas.gov

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