Texas Drilling Permits and Completions Statistics for February 2019

March 11, 2019


The Railroad Commission of Texas issued a total of 961 original drilling permits in February 2019 compared 1,097 in February 2018.

The February 2019 total included 887 permits to drill new oil or gas wells, seven to re-enter plugged well bores and 67 for re-completions of existing well bores.

The breakdown of well types for those permits is 246 oil, 54 gas, 597 oil or gas, 60 injection, zero service and four other permits.

See the report here.