Few drilling permits issued for new wells in Oklahoma


With only 10 oil and gas rigs operating in Oklahoma, interest in drilling for new wells remains low.

But three filings were made this week for permits to drill in Canadian, Kay and Kingfisher Counties.

Citizen Energy III LLC of Tulsa received permits to drill three Loves wells near the Love’s Travel Stop at the north edge of Union City in Canadian County. The wells will be located at 21 11N 7W.

KODA Operating LLC received a permit to drill a well at 28 25N 1W, a site about two miles south of Tonkawa in Kay County. The permit is for the Teton #9-28  well.

Devon Energy Production Co. LP plans more drilling in the STACK. The Oklahoma City company received a permit to drill the Cascade 14-23-16N-9w-#4HX well at 14 16N 9W which is a site 7 miles south of the town of Loyal.

The Oklahoma Corporation Commission reported one completed well filing this week. BCE-Mach LLC filed a completion report on the Jenkins Family Trust 19-24-10 1H well at 19 24N 10W which is two miles southwest of the Alfalfa County town of Helena.

The well had a December 2019 spud date and completion was made Jan. 22, 2020 at a depth of 11,303 in the Mississippian formation with production of 179 barrels of oil and 370 Mcf of natural gas.