Daily production of both oil and gas in North Dakota increased month over month in June, with a total of 2,376 wells idle during the month.
Gas producers reported 86.3 Bcf in the month, or about 2.9 Bcf/d, according to preliminary figures released by the North Dakota Industrial Commission. This compares to May's adjusted total of 87.4 Bcf, or roughly 2.8 Bcf/d.
Oil production in June came in at 42.7 million barrels, or about 1.4 million barrels per day, on a preliminary basis. Adjusted oil production in May was 43.2 million bbl, or about 1.4 million bbl/d.
McKenzie again came out as the top gas-producing county for the month, with 44.7 Bcf, followed by Williams County at 15.7 Bcf. McKenzie County also produced the most oil in June at 16.6 million bbl, with Dunn County coming in second at 8.5 million bbl.
Of the state's 18,117 wells capable of production in June, 15,741 were in use.