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Performance Profiles of Major Energy Producers 2009

Release Date: February 25, 2011   |  Next Release Date: December 2011   |   Report Number: DOE/EIA-0206(2009)

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T-26. Foreign Net Wells Completed, In-Progress Wells, and Producing Wells by Region

  2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Canada
Net Wells Completed During Year
Exploratory Wells
Dry Holes
146.4 106.1 174.2 37.9 35.0 44.2 W
Oil Wells
51.0 46.7 23.6 23.9 40.7 50.9 W
Natural Gas Wells
454.6 263.6 536.4 202.2 111.5 97.4 46.3
Total Exploratory Wells
652.0 416.4 734.2 264.0 187.2 192.5 74.4
Development Wells
Dry Holes
161.4 160.3 85.4 173.5 45.5 47.7 32.7
Oil Wells
586.4 547.0 493.5 734.3 711.9 630.0 399.3
Natural Gas Wells
2,651.9 3,657.6 3,319.8 3,206.4 1,496.0 1,408.4 666.5
Total Development Wells
3,399.7 4,364.9 3,898.7 4,114.2 2,253.4 2,086.1 1,098.5
Net In-Progress Wells at Year End
275.8 274.3 459.2 336.5 249.7 356.8 236.9
Net Producing Wells
Oil Wells
13,167.6 12,287.0 10,637.6 10,028.2 9,825.8 10,252.7 11,264.5
Natural Gas Wells
28,418.4 31,906.3 33,387.3 32,287.4 31,847.4 32,915.9 34,572.9
Total Producing Wells
41,586.0 44,193.2 44,024.9 42,315.6 41,673.2 43,168.6 45,837.4
Europe and Former Soviet Union1
Net Wells Completed During Year
Exploratory Wells
Dry Holes
12.7 17.0 19.4 8.6 7.5 10.0 W
Oil Wells
6.1 W W 19.3 W W W
Natural Gas Wells
3.5 W W 2.2 W W 2.3
Total Exploratory Wells
22.3 26.5 29.3 30.1 16.8 W W
Development Wells
Dry Holes
W W 5.9 3.6 W W 3.8
Oil Wells
98.6 97.4 138.6 106.7 59.4 69.0 56.9
Natural Gas Wells
W W 17.8 13.4 W W W
Total Development Wells
127.6 128.3 162.3 123.7 83.1 79.2 W
Net In-Progress Wells at Year End
49.1 39.1 65.6 44.2 43.3 45.5 W
Net Producing Wells
Oil Wells
1,325.3 1,376.1 1,352.9 1,118.4 1,227.0 1,182.9 W
Natural Gas Wells
639.1 616.0 612.0 545.2 647.0 642.1 W
Total Producing Wells
1,964.4 1,992.1 1,964.9 1,663.6 1,874.0 1,825.0 1,851.9
Africa and Middle East
Net Wells Completed During Year
Exploratory Wells
Dry Holes
25.2 23.7 22.9 20.1 28.3 33.2 25.4
Oil Wells
29.1 27.6 W 22.4 W W W
Natural Gas Wells
5.6 3.3 W 6.7 W W 10.4
Total Exploratory Wells
59.9 54.6 59.0 49.2 53.8 W W
Development Wells
Dry Holes
13.2 8.5 14.3 17.9 17.8 8.4 W
Oil Wells
293.7 307.6 341.7 354.4 412.0 480.4 397.7
Natural Gas Wells
8.7 19.3 12.3 16.3 19.8 18.0 W
Total Development Wells
315.6 335.4 368.3 388.6 449.6 506.8 W
Net In-Progress Wells at Year End
64.6 64.0 67.1 84.3 89.9 81.6 W
Net Producing Wells
Oil Wells
2,357.1 2,780.1 3,150.4 3,394.4 3,673.1 4,037.9 W
Natural Gas Wells
152.0 140.6 150.1 139.1 220.6 229.8 W
Total Producing Wells
2,509.1 2,920.7 3,300.5 3,533.5 3,893.7 4,267.7 4,940.6
Other Eastern Hemisphere
Net Wells Completed During Year
Exploratory Wells
Dry Holes
37.2 26.9 21.9 22.7 21.0 15.6 12.7
Oil Wells
8.9 14.9 18.2 12.1 9.0 11.3 10.3
Natural Gas Wells
13.4 21.9 4.8 19.9 17.4 15.8 20.0
Total Exploratory Wells
59.5 63.7 44.9 54.7 47.4 42.7 43.0
Development Wells
Dry Holes
2.5 3.6 7.7 2.7 0.5 2.5 W
Oil Wells
649.6 341.5 250.0 356.0 497.3 610.3 531.7
Natural Gas Wells
147.9 103.4 123.8 193.6 141.2 123.4 W
Total Development Wells
800.0 448.5 381.5 552.3 639.0 736.2 663.3
Net In-Progress Wells at Year End
50.5 41.9 26.0 84.3 97.6 65.6 98.1
Net Producing Wells
Oil Wells
7,794.1 7,900.2 7,774.9 8,190.8 8,535.8 8,164.8 8,213.7
Natural Gas Wells
1,275.4 1,146.4 594.4 1,059.3 1,526.1 1,477.5 1,036.3
Total Producing Wells
9,069.5 9,046.6 8,369.3 9,250.1 10,061.9 9,642.3 9,250.0
Other Western Hemisphere
Net Wells Completed During Year
Exploratory Wells
Dry Holes
10.7 11.2 12.4 12.7 5.3 19.0 8.7
Oil Wells
3.8 W 13.2 18.4 12.0 24.3 14.1
Natural Gas Wells
0 W 5.5 9.1 5.0 5.1 2.5
Total Exploratory Wells
14.5 16.3 31.1 40.2 22.3 48.4 25.3
Development Wells
Dry Holes
W W 5.4 8.2 W W W
Oil Wells
218.0 216.9 225.9 359.3 424.9 372.8 335.2
Natural Gas Wells
W W 23.1 35.5 W W W
Total Development Wells
236.2 237.9 254.4 403.0 487.2 441.1 370.0
Net In-Progress Wells at Year End
8.6 19.5 18.0 25.6 55.5 41.4 29.4
Net Producing Wells
Oil Wells
2,721.4 2,880.2 2,715.6 5,175.7 5,655.0 5,959.7 6,099.9
Natural Gas Wells
288.5 311.0 308.7 740.6 804.2 827.4 782.0
Total Producing Wells
3,009.9 3,191.2 3,024.3 5,916.3 6,459.2 6,787.1 6,881.9
Total Foreign
Net Wells Completed During Year
Exploratory Wells
Dry Holes
232.2 184.9 250.8 102.0 97.1 122.0 72.6
Oil Wells
98.9 98.8 96.8 96.1 86.1 122.9 55.7
Natural Gas Wells
477.1 293.9 550.9 240.1 144.3 127.3 81.5
Total Exploratory Wells
808.2 577.5 898.5 438.2 327.5 372.2 209.8
Development Wells
Dry Holes
184.3 183.8 118.7 205.9 76.9 74.9 44.1
Oil Wells
1,846.3 1,510.4 1,449.7 1,910.7 2,105.5 2,162.5 1,720.8
Natural Gas Wells
2,848.5 3,820.7 3,496.8 3,465.2 1,729.9 1,612.0 861.6
Total Development Wells
4,879.1 5,514.9 5,065.2 5,581.8 3,912.3 3,849.4 2,626.5
Net In-Progress Wells at Year End
448.6 438.8 635.9 574.9 536.0 590.9 449.9
Net Producing Wells
Oil Wells
27,365.5 27,223.6 25,631.4 27,907.5 28,916.7 29,598.0 31,468.8
Natural Gas Wells
30,773.4 34,120.2 35,052.5 34,771.6 35,045.3 36,092.7 37,293.0
Total Producing Wells
58,138.9 61,343.8 60,683.9 62,679.1 63,962.0 65,690.7 68,761.8
1 Europe combined with the former Soviet Union to avoid disclosure.
W = Data withheld to avoid disclosure.
Source: Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-28 (Financial Reporting System).