Newport Operating ranked number 3 in 2019 for Conventional Top Drillers as reported by the Railroad Commission of Texas. This third-place spot for Newport Operating in the state of Texas was repeated from 2018.
Top Texas driller of 2019
With 99 permits filed for vertical and directional wells, Houston oil company Hilcorp Energy Co. is the state’s top conventional driller. Farmers Branch oil company Scout Energy Partners ranked in second while McKinney oil company Newport Operating ranked in third.