No Letup in Drilling Requests for Oklahoma’s STACK


Interest has yet to wane in Oklahoma’s STACK as the number of requests for permits to drill in the three-county area totaled 30 over the past week.

A review of the permits as published by OK Energy Today shows the heaviest interest is in Kingfisher county where 14 permits were requested of the Oklahoma Corporation Commission in the past week. Blaine County had 7 requests during the same time period while there were six requests to drill in Canadian County.

Denver-based Cimarex Energy applied for 5 permits in Canadian County over the past week while Oklahoma City-based Devon Energy applied for one.

Of the six filed for Blaine County, Devon had two and Continental Resources, Newfield Energy of Houston, Marathon Oil of Houston and Carrera Energy LLC of Midland, Texas each filed for one permit to drill.

Newfield filed for three permits to drill in Kingfisher County while Chesapeake Energy, Marathon Oil and Hinkle Oil and Gas of Oklahoma City each filed for  two permits.

Gastar Exploration of Oklahoma City along with Devon Energy, Oklahoma Energy Acquisitions of Houston and Linn Operating Inc. of Oklahoma City each filed for one drilling permit.

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