Permian Basin Pre-Drill Activity Detections Increase 6% in November

By Greg Tsichlis - December 10, 2021

Analysis from Sourcenergy DirtWork AlertTM  detected a 6.3% increase in pre-drilling activity in the Permian Basin compared to October 2021.

657 oil and gas pre-drilling activities were detected in November compared to 618 in October.  These detections include well pad and frac pond developments, and in many cases, are discovered before a permit has been filed.

Pre-drilling and pre-permit activity in the Permian up 6% in November 2021

Here is a list of the top 10 operators driving this activity (along with associated detections):

  • Pioneer Natural Resources (66)
  • Endeavor Energy Resources (50)
  • XTO Energy (46)
  • EOG Resources (41)
  • Diamondback (29)
  • Mewbourne Oil (26)
  • COG Operating (16)
  • Titus Oil & Gas (15)
  • OXY (14)
  • Hibernia Resources (12)

For additional details on operators, surface owners and locations of this pre-drill (and pre-permit) activity please contact us: [email protected]

Learn more about DirtWork AlertTM which is able to detect pre-drilling activities before a permit has been filed.