Drilling to increase around Blanchard in McClain County

Houston’s EOG Resources is planning more drilling near Blanchard in Oklahoma’s McClain County. So is Newfield Exploration.

Drilling permits were issued Tuesday for 3 wells  at 21 8N 4W—all on a single pad. The Terri 1621 and Terri 2116 wells will be located about one mile northeast of Blanchard.

Chisholm Oil and Gas Operating LLC has plans for more drilling in the STACK as the Tulsa-based company was given one permit to drill in Blaine County and three in Kingfisher County.

Continental Resources of Oklahoma City has two permits to drill wells on a single pad in Grady County at 16 7N 5W.

NewField Exploration Mid-Con Inc of Houston has permits for two wells on a single pad at 27 8N 4W in McClain County. The sites are just east of Blanchard.

A single permit was also issued to Presideo Petroleum LCC to drill a well in Roger Mills County in far western Oklahoma.