During March 15 wells were spudded. EOG 4; Hess 5; Whiting 2; Fidelity 2; Behm 0; Brigham 0; Hunt 1; Murex 0; and Slawson 1.
During March NDIC issued 31 new permits to drill. EOG 13 permits in Wayzetta, Austin, Burke, Clearwater, and Ross Townships. Whiting 5 permits in Crane Creek, Osborn, and Knife River Townships. Hess 2 permits in Idaho and Ross Townships. Fidelity 0 permits. Slawson 2 permits in Parshall and Crane Creek Townships. Hunt 2 permits in Oakland and Austin Townships. Murex 1 permit in Sikes. Brigham 1 permit in Alger. Sinclair 2 permits in Burke Township. St Mary 3 permits in Lostwood and Powers Townships.