In West Texas, where a new generation of wildcatters has turned Midland into a boomtown again, drillers are starting to pull back from marginal areas where prospects are less certain. The Texas Railroad Commission reported Tuesday that it issued fewer oil drilling permits in October than it did the previous month, a rare event in a state where production has more than doubled over the last three years.
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