Texas Drilling Permits and Completions Statistics for August 2018


September 11, 2018


AUSTIN — The Railroad Commission of Texas issued a total of 1,110 original drilling permits in August 2018 compared to 1,125 in August 2017.

The August 2018 total included 967 permits to drill new oil or gas wells, 12 to re-enter plugged well bores and 131 for re-completions of existing well bores.

The breakdown of well types for those permits is 262 oil, 83 gas, 689 oil or gas, 57 injection, five service and 14 other permits.

Details and chart at the RRC website here.