In 2017, the Permian Basin dominated U.S. crude oil production, accounting for over a quarter of all domestic crude oil production. Crude production in the Permian Basin in 2017 was approximately 2,444,438 barrels per day, which amounted to 26% of the 9,319,526 barrels per day of total U.S. crude production.
The Eagle Ford shale region came in a distant second in domestic crude production, accounting for 13% of total U.S. production at 1,182,513 barrels per day. The Permian Basin and Eagle Ford combined accounted for almost 40% of all U.S. crude oil production.
2017 US Domestic Crude Oil Production by Region was as follows:
Region Production (bbl/d)
Eagle Ford 1,182,513
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