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Gas Well Drilling

The City of Fort Worth reviews applications and issues permits for gas wells in city limits. Permit requirements regulate placement of wells that come near residences, religious institutions, hospitals, schools or parks; transportation routes for trucks and equipment; pipelines; and compressor stations and pad sites. View the full Gas Well Drilling Ordinance »

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Pending & Approved Permits

Current Gas Wells Summary

Abandoned: 130
Applying: 12
Permitted: 18
Producing: 1,971

Total: 2,131

Numbers include pre-existing wells identified in the city.



For emergencies, dial 9-1-1. For Gas Well complaints call our 24-hour number at 817-392-1427, or call the Police Department non-emergency line at 817-335-4222.

View staff and drilling company contacts.