AUSTIN, June 30, 2017 – Production for April 2017 as reported to the Railroad Commission of Texas (Commission) is 78,389,597 barrels of crude oil and 605,379,703 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 April 2016, was: 74,597,958 barrels of crude oil preliminarily, updated to a current figure of 83,154,778 barrels; and 616,993,278 mcf of total gas preliminarily, updated to a current figure of 682,927,748 mcf.
The Commission reports that from May 2016 to April 2017, total Texas reported production was 990 million barrels of crude oil and 7.9 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 April 2017 crude oil production averaged 2,612,987 barrels daily, compared to the 2,486,599 barrels daily average of April 2016.
Texas preliminary April 2017 total gas production averaged 20,179,323 mcf a day, compared to the 20,566,443 mcf daily average of April 2016.
Texas production in April 2017 came from 179,422 oil wells and 92,879 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/.