Texas Drilling Permits and Completions Statistics for December 2018

January 9, 2019


AUSTIN — The Railroad Commission of Texas issued a total of 811 original drilling permits in December 2018 compared to 885 in December 2017.

The December 2018 total included 750 permits to drill new oil or gas wells, 10 to re-enter plugged well bores and 51 for re-completions of existing well bores.

The breakdown of well types for those permits is 180 oil, 43 gas, 537 oil or gas, 46 injection, one service and four other permits.

See the complete report here.