RRC Issued More Than 1,000 Drilling Permits In February

March 9, 2018


The Railroad Commission of Texas issued a total of 1,097 original drilling permits in February 2018 compared to 991 in February 2017.

The February total included 975 permits to drill new oil or gas wells, 15 to re-enter plugged well bores and 107 for re-completions of existing well bores.

The breakdown of well types for those permits issued February 2018 included 284 oil, 87 gas, 647 oil or gas, 68 injection, zero service and 11 other permits.


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