Texas Drilling Permits and Completion Stats For January 2018: RRC

February 9, 2018


The Railroad Commission of Texas issued a total of 1,166 original drilling permits in January 2018 compared to 956 in January 2017.

The January total included 1,036 permits to drill new oil or gas wells, 18 to re-enter plugged well bores and 112 for re-completions of existing well bores.

The breakdown of well types for those permits issued January 2018 included 243 oil, 78 gas, 784 oil or gas, 55 injection, two service and four other permits.

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