Texas natural gas production has dropped by over 1 million mcf per day over the same time last year, according to the Texas Railroad Commission (RRC).
In May, 93,397 natural gas wells in Texas averaged 18,079,106 mcf a day, compared to the 19,378,929 mcf daily average of May 2016. These are the preliminary numbers reported by the Texas Railroad Commission last week.
Webb County in the Eagle Ford continues to outproduce other Texas counties for natural gas, though it dropped from 61,866,541 in April to 39,627,806 for May.
Karnes County also lost ground for crude oil production moving behind MIdland County in May.
Total crude oil production for May 2017 averaged 2,463,933 barrels daily, compared to the 2,359,072 barrels daily average of May 2016.