In September 2021, DirtWork Alert detected 636 pre-drilling activities, including well pad developments, in the Permian Basin. That is up 22.5% vs the August 2021 observations of 519.
Many of these activities are in progress before a permit has been filed.
Here are the top 10 operators driving this activity along with associated detections:
- Endeavor Energy Resources (58)
- Tap Rock Operating (47)
- Crownquest (33)
- Pioneer Natural Resources (33)
- Devon Energy Production (26)
- Mewbourne Oil (15)
- XTO (15)
- Diamondback (14)
- Anadarko Onshore (11)
- Blackbeard Operating (10)
For additional details on operators, surface owners and locations of this pre-drill (and pre-permit) activity please contact us: [email protected]