Rigs are rising across North TexasRigs are rising across North Texashttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=94742012-10-01T07:58:00Z2012-09-30T00:00:00Z

NORTH TEXAS - The number of drilling permits issued statewide and in North Texas increased in August from July, according to the Texas Railroad Commission. A total of 2,048 original drilling permits were issued in August, up 487 from 1,561 in July.

The count in North Texas — District 9 — in August was 177, an improvement of 53 from 124 in July. The average rig count as of August 17 was 900, up from 877 in July.

In August, operators reported 967 oil, 230 gas, 34 injection and one other completion compared with 365 oil, 240 gas, 46 injection and zero other completions in August 2011.

Total well completions for year to date are 9,965, up from 5,341 recorded during the same period in 2011.

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