Drilling Permit Approvals (DRILLP)

What is it? 

A total number of approved drilling permits.

Who is interested?  

The direct impact on trucking and transport is the clear link between the demand for trucking and activity in the upstream oil and gas sector. Indirectly, particularly in the shale era, drilling turns into production far quicker than in conventional drilling. This number and others related to drilling permits can be a proxy for future supply. 

What does it tell me? 

All permits issued, be they for oil or for gas.  

 

Drilling Permit Approvals, Combined (DRILLPCOMB)

What is it? 

Aggregated data on the number of drilling permits issued to drill for both oil and gas on the same site. 

Who is interested?  

The direct impact on trucking and transport is the clear link between the demand for trucking and activity in the upstream oil and gas sector. Indirectly, particularly in the shale era, drilling turns into production far quicker than in conventional drilling. This number and others related to drilling permits can be a proxy for future supply. 

What does it tell me? 

The number of permits that have been issued for combined drilling, where oil and gas are both sought.  

 

Drilling Permit Approvals, Gas (DRILLPGAS)

What is it? 

Aggregated data on the number of drilling permits issued to drill for natural gas. 

Who is interested?  

The direct impact on trucking and transport is the clear link between the demand for trucking and activity in the upstream oil and gas sector. Indirectly, particularly in the shale era, drilling turns into production far quicker than in conventional drilling. This number and others related to drilling permits can be a proxy for future supply. 

What does it tell me? 

The number of permits that have been issued for natural gas drilling.

 

Drilling Permit Approvals, New Drilling (DRILLNEW)

What is it? 

An aggregation of all new drilling permits regardless of what is being drilled for.   

Who is interested? 

The direct impact on trucking and transport is the clear link between the demand for trucking and activity in the upstream oil and gas sector. Indirectly, particularly in the shale era, drilling turns into production far quicker than in conventional drilling. This number and others related to drilling permits can be a proxy for future supply. 

What does it tell me? 

The total number of new drilling permits that have been issued for all dr

 

Drilling Permit Approvals, Oil (DRILLPOIL)

What is it? 

Aggregated data on the number of drilling permits issued to drill for oil. 

Who is interested?  

The direct impact on trucking and transport is the clear link between the demand for trucking and activity in the upstream oil and gas sector. Indirectly, particularly in the shale era, drilling turns into production far quicker than in conventional drilling. This number and others related to drilling permits can be a proxy for future supply. 

What does it tell me?  

The number of permits that have been issued for natural gas drilling.