WTI crude oil price decreased from $78.77 per barrel in November 2014 to $68.98 per barrel at the start of December 2014. Natural gas price rose from $3.82 per million BTU (one million BTU is approximately 974 cubic feet) in November 2014 to $4.30 per million BTU to start off December 2014.


Texas crude oil production for September 2014 was 65,824,450 barrels, down from 75,669,936 barrels reported in August 2014. Texas natural gas production was 595,603,581 Mcf (thousand cubic feet) of gas in September 2014, down from the August 2014 gas production total of 668,465,202 Mcf.