Oil and gas production in Texas remained steady in November 2016, the state Railroad Commission reported Jan. 25.
The state produced 571.3 Bcf of gas for the month, or 19 Bcf/d, on a preliminary basis, surpassing October's preliminary average of 18.8 Bcf/d by a small margin but slightly down compared to November 2015's initial report of 19.9 Bcf/d, which was later upgraded to 23.7 Bcf/d.
The Railroad Commission reported November 2016 preliminary oil production of 72.3 million barrels, or 2.41 million barrels per day, compared to the 2.40 MMbbl/d reported in October. November 2015 also brought 2.40 MMbbl/d on a preliminary basis. That total was later adjusted to 2.90 MMbbl/d.
Webb County was the state's largest gas producer in November 2016, with preliminary production of 57.7 Bcf. Tarrant County was in second place, reporting 34.7 Bcf.
Midland County was the state's largest oil producer in November, with a preliminary total of 6.3 MMbbl, followed by Karnes County, with with 4.9 MMbbl of oil produced.