Texas Drilling Permits and Completions Statistics for January 2020

 

AUSTIN Febrruary 21, 2020 - The Railroad Commission of Texas issued a total of 1,133 original drilling permits in January 2020 compared 1,199 in January 2019. The January 2020 total included 1,041 permits to drill new oil or gas wells, eight to re-enter plugged well bores and 84 for re-completions of existing well bores. The breakdown of well types for those permits is 310 oil, 61 gas, 751 oil or gas, 33 injection, zero service and one other permit.

In January 2020, Commission staff processed 927 oil, 222 gas and 157 injection completions compared to 793 oil, 252 gas, 150 injection completions in January 2019. Total well completions processed for 2020 year to date are 1,306; up from 1,195 recorded during the same time period in 2019.

Recent Information Technology changes are allowing the Commission to report more detailed data on drilling permits and well completions each month. These technological improvements provide more statistics and transparency, and the new report is available on the Commission website at:

https://www.rrc.texas.gov/oil-gas/research-and-statistics/well-information/monthly-drilling-completion-and-plugging-summaries/

TABLE 1 – January 2020 TEXAS OIL AND GAS NEW DRILLING PERMITS AND COMPLETIONS BY RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS DISTRICT*

DISTRICT

PERMITS TO DRILL NEW OIL/GAS HOLES

NEW OIL COMPLETIONS

NEW GAS COMPLETIONS

(1) SAN ANTONIO AREA

137

111

38

(2) REFUGIO AREA

134

120

19

(3) SOUTHEAST TEXAS

21

43

12

(4) DEEP SOUTH TEXAS

8

2

1

(5) EAST CENTRAL TX

5

0

1

(6) EAST TEXAS

13

8

28

(7B) WEST CENTRAL TX

33

7

3

(7C) SAN ANGELO AREA

95

167

1

(8) MIDLAND

520

296

97

(8A) LUBBOCK AREA

40

37

0

(9) NORTH TEXAS

26

27

6

(10) PANHANDLE

9

4

3

TOTAL

1,041

822

209

 

 
 
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