Permit approval in Bandera County is relatively low compared to other counties. In 2001, the peak of the approvals was recorded over 3 permits for the entire year. The lowest approval rate in the county is recorded at 1 permit approval in the years 1991, 1994, 2005, 2006, and 2009. The last recorded permit approvals occurred in 2011 with 3 permits approved. These permits were filed by the Whiting Oil and Gas Corporation. Among the companies that filed the most number of permits in the county are Gunn Oil Company and Devon SFS, Operating, Inc.
Oil production in the county started strong in 1993 when more than 2,925 barrels of oil were produced. This production spiked in the year 2000 when more than 4.875 barrels of oil were produced. The rest of the years that followed recorded an average production of approximately 1,950 barrels a year.
In its entire history, only 20 operators have gone into its territory. The top lease in the county is the Gallant, James A. Oil Lease #013973.
Top Leases in Bandera County, TX
- Carter Gas Lease #253768
- Gallant, James A. Oil Lease #013973
|055118||BASTROP ENERGY GROUP||San Antonio, TX 78231|
|093620||BRITANCO, L.L.C.||Falls City, TX 78113||1|
|198190||DAMSON OIL CORP.|
|216738||DEVON SFS OPERATING, INC.|
|253249||EOG (TEXAS) INC.|
|280875||FOUNDATION ENERGY MANAGEMENT LLC||Dallas, TX 75248|
|338735||GULFSTAR PROPERTIES, INC.||San Antonio, TX 78229|
|339493||GUNN OIL COMPANY||Wichita Falls, TX 76307|
|467262||KINLAW OIL CORPORATION||Dallas, TX 75380|
|518685||MRT EXPLORATION COMPANY|
|643402||PATTERSON ENERGY CORPORATION||New Braunfels, TX 78131||1|
|712840||RIO PETROLEUM, INC.||Amarillo, TX 79102|
|731767||ROXANNA OIL, INC|
|843108||TEPEE PETROLEUM CO., INC.||Houston, TX 77002|
|895360||WALTERS, R. E.|
|920478||WHITING OIL AND GAS CORPORATION||Midland, TX 79701|
|950870||ZINN PETROLEUM CO.||Houston, TX 77024|