Production of oil, gas, and condensate in the state of Texas is continuing to decline, according to the Texas Railroad Commission(RRC).
The Texas Railroad Commission released preliminary production figures for September 2017, showing the state produced 69,238,482 barrels of crude oil and 519,180,463 mcf of total natural gas from wells across the state.
These production numbers are continuing a downward trend. Oil production for September 2017 averaged 2,307,949 barrels daily, compared to2,380,134 barrels a day in 2016. Natural gas saw similar slides averaging 17,306,015 mcf a day for September 2017 from 18,708,082 mcf daily average of September 2016.
The RRC reports that there were 179,660 oil wells and 90,530 gas wells active in the state in September.
Eagle Ford Shale Production
Webb County in the Eagle Ford continues to dominate natural gas production and has produced 578,384,980 mcf during the first nine months of 2017. For crude oil, Eagle Ford's Karnes County produced 61,567,752 bbls.