The latest drilling permits issued by the Oklahoma Corporation Commission revealing extensive drilling interest in several counties including eleven permits granted for Blaine County, one of three counties that make up the STACK play. Eleven were also granted to companies drilling in Kingfisher County, another of the STACK counties.
As shown in the Permits to Drill portion of OK Energy Today, five of the Blaine County permits went to Continental Resources while three were issued to Devon Energy. Single permits were granted to Marathon Oil, Overflow Energy and Triumph Energy Partners.
The eleven permits granted for drilling in Kingfisher County included five for Oklahoma Energy Acquisition company. Others went to Chesapeake Energy, Chisholm Oil and Gas and Newfield Exploration.
Nine permits were granted for drilling in Stephens County. Nine went to Marathon Oil and others to Newfield Exploration and Banner Oil and Gas.
Nine were also granted for operators in Grady County, one of those in the SCOOP.
Six permits were issued for drilling in Major County and four were granted for drilling in Ellis County.