Texas Oil and Gas Production Statistics for September 2017
Dec. 4, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.
AUSTIN –– Production for September 2017 as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (Commission) is 69,238,482 barrels of crude oil and 519,180,463 mcf (thousand cubic feet) of total gas from oil and gas wells. These preliminary figures are based on production volumes reported by operators and will be updated as late and corrected production reports are received. Production reported to the Commission for September 2016, was: 71,404,018 barrels of crude oil preliminarily, updated to a current figure of 81,380,845 barrels; and 561,242,466 mcf of total gas preliminarily, updated to a current figure of 657,952,137 mcf.
The Commission reports that from October 2016 to September 2017, total Texas reported production was 997.000 million barrels of crude oil and 7.6 trillion cubic feet of total gas. Crude oil production reported by the Commission is limited to oil produced from oil leases and does not include condensate, which is reported separately by the Commission.
Texas preliminary September 2017 crude oil production averaged 2,307,949 barrels daily, compared to the 2,380,134 barrels daily average of September 2016.
Texas preliminary September 2017 total gas production averaged 17,306,015 mcf a day, compared to the 18,708,082 mcf daily average of September 2016.
Texas production in September 2017 came from 179,660 oil wells and 90,530 gas wells.
For additional oil and gas production statistics, visit the Commission's website at http://www.rrc.texas.gov/oil-gas/research-and-statistics/production-data/texas-monthly-oil-gas-production/.
TABLE 1 – SEPTEMBER 2017 TEXAS TOP TEN CRUDE OIL PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION (See Photo 1)
TABLE 2 – SEPTEMBER 2017 TEXAS TOP TEN TOTAL GAS (GAS WELL GAS & CASINGHEAD) PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION (See Photo 2)
TABLE 3 – SEPTEMBER 2017 TEXAS TOP TEN TOTAL CONDENSATE PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION (See Photo 3)
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