At month end there were 26 drilling rigs on location in Mountrail County. EOG 8 rigs; Hess 3 rigs; Whiting 5 rigs; Fidelity 2 rigs; Slawson 2 rigs; Brigham, Hunt, Murex, St Mary, Windsor, and Marathon 1 rig each. .
During June 23 wells were spudded. EOG 8; Hess 3; Whiting 3; Fidelity 3; Brigham 1; Hunt 1; Marathon 1; Murex 0; Slawson 2; Sinclair 0; St Mary 1; and Windsor 0.
During June NDIC issued 32 new permits to drill. EOG 6 permits in Austin, Wayzetta, and Burke Townships. Whiting 2 permits in Knife River and Wayzetta Townships. Hess 6 permits in James Hill, Debing, and Idaho Townships. Fidelity 3 permits in Alger, Purcell, and Powers Township. Slawson 2 permit in Van Hook and James Hill Township. Hunt 3 permits in Austin Township. Murex 0 permits. Brigham 4 permits in Burke and Alger Townships. Sinclair 1 permit in Crane Creek Township. St Mary 0 permits. Windsor 1 permit in Austin Township. Lario 4 permits in Alger Township.