Larry put some statistics together for last month:
At month's end there were 19 drilling rigs on location in Mountrail County: EOG 7 rigs; Hess 4 rigs; Whiting 3 rigs; Fidelity 2 rigs; Brigham, Hunt, Murex 1 rig each.
During January there were 12 wells spudded: EOG 6; Hess 2; Whiting 2; Fidelity 2
During January NDIC issued 32 new permits to drill: EOG 15 permits in Model, Parshall, Wayzetta, and Austin Townships. Newcomer Behm Energy 7 permits in Osloe and Spring Coulee Townships. Whiting 3 permits in Crane Creek Township. Hess 3 permits in Banner, Idaho, and Ross Townships. Hunt 1 permit in Oakland; Murex 1 permit in Sikes; Fidelity 1 permit in Brookbank; and Brigham 1 permit in Manitou.