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Forty seven drilling permits were issued and 30 wells were drilled in 2013. Three companies drilled 27 wells for potash in the area of Petrified Forest National Park east of Holbrook.

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Eleven drilling permits were issued and nine wells were drilled through June 30, 2013.

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The decade-long rise in the price of gold from less than $400 per troy ounce to over $1,600 has resulted in the renewal of gold mining and increased exploration activity in Arizona. Lode properties are receiving the most significant activity due to their large number of contained ounces of gold. A few, small placer properties are also being sampled or operated on a limited scale.

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Thirty four drilling permits were issued and 16 wells were drilled through June 30, 2012. All but three permits and one well drilled were stratigraphic tests for potash east of Holbrook.

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Seventy five drilling permits were issued, which set a record for the number of permits issued in a single year (see graph), 67 wells were drilled, and two wells were plugged in 2011.

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Drilling Permits
Sixty five drilling permits were issued and 44 wells have been drilled through July. All are stratigraphic wells for potash.

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