West Texas Permian Strong Start in 2019
The Permian Basin of West Texas is beginning the New Year on a strong note.
Nearly three-fourths of the 245 drilling permits filed with the Railroad Commission during the first week of 2019 were from the prolific West Texas shale play.
Of the 48 exploration and production companies that applied for those drilling permits, Pioneer Natural Resources of Irving led with 19 applications for projects targeting the Spraberry field in Irion, Martin and Upton counties. [read more]