Howard County, TX ranks #6 in the state for BOE produced in the most recent month (Jun 2022). The information below is the summary of oil and gas data that goes back to 1993 and contains information on the 12,423 wells that have been drilled from Jan 1993 to Jun 2022.
Howard County, TX ranks #5 in the Mid Continent (TX, OK,NM,LA) for wells drilled in 2022 with 614 wells drilled.
Howard County, TX ranks #6 in the Mid Continent (TX, OK,NM,LA) for average drilling rigs operating per month in 2022 with 24 rigs.
Howard County, TX ranks #9 in the Mid Continent (TX, OK,NM,LA) for new air permits in 2022 with 121 approved.
Howard County, TX is located in the Midland Basin which encompasses a 13,000 square mile area of West Texas. Howard County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. At the 2020 census, its population was 34,860. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 904 square miles (2,340 km2), of which 901 square miles (2,330 km2) are land and 3.4 square miles (8.8 km2) (0.4%) are covered by water.
The Midland Basin is located in the Permian Basin, which spans western Texas and eastern New Mexico, represents the most prolific hydrocarbon production region in the United States. They accounted for about 30% of U.S. crude oil production and 14% of U.S. natural gas production (measured as gross withdrawals) in 2020. Technology innovations, such as longer lateral wells and multi-well pad drilling, has helped reduce costs and increase productivity in developing oil and natural gas resources in the Permian Basin.
Wells Drilled by Operator in Howard County, TX 2022
|Operator||Wells Drilled 2022 in Martin County||Link to Map|
|HighPeak Energy, Inc.||109||Map|
|Vital Energy (Laredo)||75||Map|
|Crownquest Operating, LLC||63||Map|
|Surge Energy America||51||Map|
|OXY USA Inc.||46||Map|
|SM Energy Company||27||Map|
|Murchison Oil & Gas||18||Map|
|Chevron U.S.A. Inc.||17||Map|
|Sinclair Oil & Gas||14||Map|
|Hannathon Petroleum, LLC||12||Map|
|Double Eagle IV||6||Map|
|SPIRIT O&G OPERATING||2||Map|
|Paladin Petroleum III, L.L.C.||2||Map|
|Endeavor Energy Resources, L.P.||2||Map|
|Overflow Energy LLC||1||Map|
|ICA ENERGY OPERATING, L.L.C||1||Map|
|H2O MIDSTREAM PERMIAN LLC||1||Map|
|Gravity Oilfield Services||1||Map|