Production for February 2018 as reported to the RRC was 76,545,962 barrels of crude oil and 529,417,231 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 RRC for February 2017 was: 70,332,051 barrels of crude oil preliminarily, updated to a current figure of 81,385,503 barrels; and 527,710,713 mcf of total gas preliminarily, updated to a current figure of 602,124,139 mcf.
The RRC reports that from March 2017 to February 2018, total Texas reported production was 1.063 billion barrels of crude oil and 7.7 trillion cubic feet of total gas. Crude oil production reported by the RRC is limited to oil produced from oil leases and does not include condensate, which is reported separately by the RRC.
Texas preliminary February 2018 crude oil production averaged 2,733,784 barrels daily, compared to the 2,511,859 barrels daily average of February 2017.
Texas preliminary February 2018 total gas production averaged 18,907,758 mcf a day, compared to the 18,846,811 mcf daily average of February 2017.
Texas production in February 2018 came from 179,902 oil wells and 91,966 gas wells.
The top crude oil producing county for February 2018 was Midland County, with preliminary production of 7,649,986 barrels. The top total gas producing county for February 2018 was Webb County, with preliminary production of 52,830,234 mcf.