Three Eagle Ford Shale counties – Karnes, La Salle and Gonzales – were the top crude oil producers in Texas in July.
Texas Railroad Commission preliminary data shows Karnes County wells produced more than 4.53 million barrels of oil in July – the most in the state.
The top 10 oil producing counties in Texas are in the Eagle Ford and the Permian Basin in West Texas.
Here’s the list of thet state’s top crude oil producers in July:
Karnes County (Eagle Ford): 4,530,197 million barrels
La Salle County (Eagle Ford): 3,226,082 million barrels
Gonzales County (Eagle Ford): 2,560,834 million barrels
Andrews County (Permian Basin): 2,538,978 million barrels
Dimmit County (Eagle Ford): 2,081,143 million barrels
Ector County (Permian Basin): 2,078,478 million barrels
Gaines County (Permian Basin): 1,994,044 million barrels
McMullen County (Eagle Ford): 1,875,298 million barrels
Yoakum County (Permian Basin): 1,831,985 million barrels
Upton County (Permian Basin): 1,819,138 million barrels
Texas produced an average of 1.69 million barrels of crude oil daily in July, up from 1.3 million barrels daily in July 2012, according to preliminary data.
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