Texas Drilling Permits and Completions Statistics for July 2018

August 8, 2018


AUSTIN — The Railroad Commission of Texas issued a total of 1,153 original drilling permits in July 2018 compared to 1,011 in July 2017.

The July 2018 total included 990 permits to drill new oil or gas wells, 23 to re-enter plugged well bores and 140 for re-completions of existing well bores.

The breakdown of well types for those permits is 324 oil, 73 gas, 680 oil or gas, 67 injection, zero service and nine other permits.

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