Top ten oil producing counties in TexasTop ten oil producing counties in Texashttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=60342013-10-15T14:46:00Z2013-10-15T06:45:00Z

TEXAS - The top ten oil producing counties in Texas are in the Eagle Ford and the Permian Basin in West Texas, according to the Texas Railroad Commission. Three Eagle Ford Shale counties — Karnes, La Salle and Gonzales — were the top crude oil producers in Texas in July 2013.

The state’s top crude oil producing counties in July 2013 include:

•  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 2013, up from 1.3 million barrels daily in July 2012.

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