Texas regulator issued 816 original drilling permits in September 2023
AUSTIN – The Railroad Commission of Texas issued a total of 816 original drilling permits in September 2023. The total includes 709 to drill new oil or gas wells, 10 to re-enter plugged wellbores and 80 for re-completions of existing wellbores.
The breakdown of well types for total original drilling permits in September 2023 is: 180 oil, 64 gas, 519 oil and gas, 35 injection, one service, and 17 other permits.
In September 2023, Commission staff processed 778 oil, 275 gas and 338 injection completions for new drills, re-entries and re-completions.