Sept. 1 — The Railroad Commission of Texas reported in its June preliminary production report that 9.874 million barrels of oil were produced inside Midland County. The next closest county was Karnes with 6.841 million barrels. The Permian Basin again dominated the list with seven of the top 10 producing counties — Midland, Reeves, Loving, Martin, Upton, Reagan and Andrews.

— Midland Reporter-Telegram