The Permian Basin in Texas and New Mexico, site of major drilling efforts by numerous Oklahoma oil and gas operations is expected to see oil output rise 79,000 barrels a day, reaching a record 5.408 million barrels a day in September.
The prediction was revealed this week in the productivity report by the U.S. Energy Information Administration. August production in the Permian was 5.329 million barrels a day.
The EIA said production in the Anadarko, which includes Oklahoma, will increase by 6,000 barrels a day from 425,000 barrels a day in August to 431,000 barrels a day in September.
The Bakken, again a location where Oklahoma drillers are busy with their operations, will see an increase of 21,000 barrels a day. August production is 1.136 million barrels a day and by September it is expected to approach 1.157 million barrels a day.