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U.S. Footage Drilled for Dry Developmental Wells  (Thousand Feet)
U.S. Footage Drilled for Dry Developmental Wells (Thousand Feet)
Decade Year-0 Year-1 Year-2 Year-3 Year-4 Year-5 Year-6 Year-7 Year-8 Year-9
  1940's 17,315
  1950's 20,020 24,370 26,999 26,582 29,998 31,883 32,143 29,747 27,343 30,800
  1960's 33,826 31,423 35,030 33,460 36,782 36,548 26,552 22,960 23,162 25,446
  1970's 22,951 20,186 22,475 21,190 24,296 28,772 31,008 35,905 39,493 39,130
  1980's 49,326 65,720 63,066 56,233 61,236 52,784 30,636 26,842 25,438 20,152
  1990's 21,759 19,774 16,404 17,625 14,468 14,473 15,694 20,236 17,752 12,946
  2000's 14,866 14,684 12,466 13,777 14,219 15,758 18,466 18,650 20,149


- = No Data Reported;  -- = Not Applicable;  NA = Not Available;  W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.
Release Date: 7/24/2014
Next Release Date: 8/11/2014

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