Oil and Gas Production Down Across Texas

Downward Trend Texas Oil and Gas Production

Texas' production of oil, gas, and condensate is at its lowest levels since February.

RRC Doubles Original Drilling Permits for June 2017

The Texas Railroad Commission released preliminary production figures for June, showing the state produced 75,254,080 barrels of crude oil and 591,408,525 mcf of total natural gas from oil and gas wells.

These production numbers are at their lowest since February, though they are slightly higher than this time last year.

Texas Production from Oil and Gas Wells - Texas Railroad Commission

Texas Production from Oil and Gas Wells - Texas Railroad Commission

The state's regulatory agency reported that the total production in Texas between July 2016 to June 2017 was 995 million barrels of crude oil and 7.8 trillion cubic feet of total gas. Other June stats include:

  • Crude oil production averaged 2,508,469 barrels daily (2,428,546 barrels daily in June 2016)
  • Gas production averaged 19,713,618 mcf a day (20,142,125 mcf in June 2016)
  • Total production came from 181,062 oil wells and 91,357 gas wells

Eagle Ford Shale Production

Webb County in the Eagle Ford continues to dominate natural gas production and has produced 375, 430, 087 mcf during the first six months of 2017. For crude oil, Eagle Ford's Karnes County produced 40, 870, 819 bbls, a close second to Midland COunty with 42,794,640 bbls. 

Eagle Ford Shale Production

Top Eagle Ford Shale Counties for January-June 2017