TEXAS OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION STATISTICS FOR FEBRUARY 2016


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AUSTIN — Production for February 2016 as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (Commission) is 70,251,961 barrels of crude oil and 580,784,700 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 the same time period last year, February 2015, was: 65,568,162 barrels of crude oil preliminarily, updated to a current figure of 83,398,237 barrels; and 563,837,998 Mcf of total gas preliminarily, updated to a current figure of 672,049,511 Mcf.
The Commission reports that in the last 12 months, total Texas reported production was 1.023 billion barrels of crude oil and 8.4 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 February 2016 crude oil production averaged 2,422,481 barrels daily, compared to the 2,341,720 barrels daily average of February 2015.
Texas preliminary February 2016 total gas production averaged 20,027,059 Mcf a day, compared to the 20,137,071 Mcf daily average of February 2015.
Texas production in February 2016 came from 184,117 oil wells and 89,379 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 – FEBRUARY 2016 TEXAS TOP TEN CRUDE OIL PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION
RANK
COUNTY
CRUDE OIL (BBLS)
    1.
DEWITT
5,372,636
    2.
KARNES
5,321,466
    3.
LA SALLE
4,249,574
    4.
MIDLAND
3,505,419
    5.
MARTIN
3,175,087
    6.
UPTON
3,033,827
    7.
REEVES
2,841,166
    8.
ANDREWS
2,807,241
    9.
GONZALES
2,723,208
  10.
MCMULLEN
2,301,957
TABLE 2 – FEBRUARY 2016 TEXAS TOP TEN TOTAL GAS (GAS WELL GAS & CASINGHEAD) PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION
RANK
COUNTY
TOTAL GAS (MCF)
    1.
WEBB
53,952,227
    2.
TARRANT
41,880,837
    3.
PANOLA
25,794,153
    4.
DEWITT
22,961,257
    5.
DIMMIT
20,902,041
    6.
JOHNSON
19,184,213
    7.
WISE
17,878,070
    8.
KARNES
17,409,521
    9.
LA SALLE
16,979,631
  10.
DENTON
16,047,542
TABLE 3 – FEBRUARY 2016 TEXAS TOP TEN TOTAL CONDENSATE PRODUCING COUNTIES RANKED BY PRELIMINARY PRODUCTION
RANK
COUNTY
CONDENSATE (BBLS)
    1.
DIMMIT
1,768,383
    2.
WEBB
1,271,871
    3.
KARNES
990,193
    4.
DEWITT
876,275
    5.
CULBERSON
737,675
    6.
LIVE OAK
453,112
    7.
REEVES
349,528
    8.
LA SALLE
324,026
    9.
WHEELER
227,680
  10.
MCMULLEN
222,294

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