Texas natural gas and oil production both fell in September, the state Railroad Commission reported Dec. 1.
Texas drillers produced 519.2 Bcf of gas in September, or 17.3 Bcf/d on a preliminary basis. That lagged behind August's preliminary average of 18.8 Bcf/d. September 2016's preliminary production report was 18.7 Bcf/d.
The state oil and gas regulator reported September preliminary oil production of 69.24 million barrels, or 2.31 million barrels per day, down from 2.43 MMbbl/d in August. September 2016 brought a daily average of 2.38 MMbbl/d on a preliminary basis.
Webb County was the state's largest gas producer in September, with preliminary production of 58.3 Bcf. Tarrant County came in second, reporting 32.3 Bcf.
Midland County topped Texas' list of oil producers in September, with a preliminary total of 7.7 MMbbl. Karnes County came in second, with 5.0 MMbbl.