One-third of the oil produced in the state of Texas during the month of October was produced in Midland, Martin and Howard counties, according to a preliminary production report from the Railroad Commission of Texas.
The RRC showed more than 37.74 million barrels produced in the three neighboring counties, including 16.14 million in Midland, which again led the state in production. October production at Midland was more than 14% higher than September. Martin County was second again with 13.023 million barrels. The combined 29.167 million barrels produced at Midland and Martin was a quarter of the 112.667 million barrels produced statewide.