Larry has provided his monthly update of activity in Mountrail County:
At month end there were 23 drilling rigs on location in Mountrail County. EOG 8 rigs; Hess 5 rigs; Whiting 4 rigs; Fidelity 2 rigs; Behm, Brigham, Hunt, Murex 1 rig each.
During February 17 wells were spudded. EOG 6; Hess 4; Whiting 3; Behm 1; Brigham 1; Hunt 1; and Murex 1.
During February NDIC issued 24 new permits to drill. EOG 4 permits in Wayzetta, Austin, and Burke Townships. Whiting 5 permits in Crane Creek, Van Hook, and Sikes Townships. Hess 7 permits in 154-94, Myrtle, Idaho, Clearwater, and Powers Lake Townships. Fidelity 5 permits in Brookbank, Cottonwood, and Powers Townships. Slawson 1 permit in Palermo; Murex 1 permit in Sikes; and Brigham 1 permit in Lostwood.
"In the news" 2/13 post updated with article about record high oil prices in ND (thanks Roy).