Latest stats show Eagle Ford Shale counties still rank first in oil and gas production.
Average production for oil and gas across Texas is down since this time last year, but Eagle Ford counties remain top producers, according to the latest statistics from the Texas Railroad Commission.
The Commission reported that in the last 12 months, total Texas reported production was 995 million barrels of crude oil and 8.1 trillion cubic feet of total gas. Total production for September 2016 is 71,404,018 barrels of crude oil and 561,242,466 mcf of total gas from oil and gas wells. In September 2015, production was 87,680,526 barrels and 724,241,890 mcf of gas.
Eagle Ford Production
CRUDE OIL: Five Eagle Ford counties ranked in the top 10 highest producing Texas counties.
#1-Karnes County continues to be the top oil producing county in Texas, pumping 5,095,593 barrels in September
#5- LaSalle produced 3,422,097 barrels
#6- Dewitt produced3,246,232 barrels
#8-McMullen produced 3,021,614
#9-Gonzales produced 2,949,145
NATURAL GAS: Five Eagle Ford counties ranked in the top 10 highest producing Texas counties.
#1 Webb produced 55,387,471 mcf
#3 Dimmit produced 21,963,351 mcf
#4 Karnes produced 19,877,341 mcf
#7 Dewit produced 17,928,345 mcf
#8 LaSalle produced 17,073,641 mcf
These preliminary figures are based on production volumes reported by operators and will be updated as late and corrected production reports are received.