The Eagle Ford dominates the latest list of the top oil & gas producing counties in Texas. The Eagle Ford contributes the majority of production in the top three oil producing counties and five of the top 10 producers in the state.
Texas oil production has grown approximately 20% since this time last year. I don't think anyone can deny we're in the midst of an oil boom
Preliminary data for July from the Texas Railroad Commission shows the top counties produced the following:
- Karnes County ~146,000 b/d
- La Salle County ~104,000 b/d
- Gonzales County ~83,000 b/d
- Dimmit County ~67,000 b/d
- McMullen County ~60,000 b/d
Dimmit County is the only county in the area to make the top ten gas producing areas as well. Also, it's important to remember the numbers are preliminary. Production figures are often revised upwards by as much as 10% in later months.
Read the full monthly press release at rrc.state.tx.us