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U.S. Natural Gas Developmental Wells Drilled  (Number of Elements)
U.S. Natural Gas Developmental Wells Drilled (Number of Elements)
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  1973 459 393 425 464 502 458 503 597 471 584 522 488
  1974 602 458 559 514 484 498 499 473 461 514 432 454
  1975 517 458 443 492 521 569 603 705 694 729 564 584
  1976 739 581 584 543 604 648 687 852 758 708 735 624
  1977 766 683 877 772 829 938 900 1,040 931 1,030 875 933
  1978 934 743 931 982 1,027 1,102 1,071 1,202 1,160 1,238 1,160 1,092
  1979 1,206 797 950 968 1,105 1,158 1,135 1,268 1,143 1,368 1,166 1,083
  1980 1,407 1,086 1,142 1,133 1,199 1,405 1,313 1,400 1,426 1,425 1,231 1,195
  1981 1,790 1,212 1,322 1,359 1,465 1,482 1,440 1,580 1,579 1,644 1,418 1,437
  1982 1,735 1,437 1,542 1,385 1,427 1,398 1,319 1,404 1,332 1,284 1,269 1,396
  1983 1,313 986 962 781 843 958 998 1,242 1,177 1,338 1,218 1,251
  1984 1,282 1,169 1,015 936 1,274 1,413 1,314 1,481 1,375 1,511 1,571 1,469
  1985 1,263 1,160 1,181 997 918 1,068 1,176 1,197 1,161 1,231 872 900
  1986 1,013 724 728 642 485 509 554 549 564 691 634 709
  1987 656 600 593 476 459 522 570 655 679 812 646 672
  1988 627 624 602 490 530 611 614 668 761 784 741 779
  1989 717 607 628 578 605 692 768 852 830 889 826 824
  1990 849 704 703 657 825 883 982 994 983 1,113 848 892
  1991 859 706 788 729 717 774 849 799 730 799 648 669
  1992 615 551 516 436 459 535 561 643 721 933 901 1,007
  1993 983 959 966 655 707 721 629 735 791 874 803 810
  1994 740 649 684 674 717 706 735 803 872 871 814 734
  1995 761 710 688 574 568 560 568 646 743 761 636 656
  1996 685 670 676 644 721 683 750 824 792 928 822 753
  1997 775 792 795 716 796 870 901 942 1,054 1,129 958 915
  1998 886 814 807 850 803 859 955 955 959 1,040 847 842
  1999 773 635 611 573 763 775 841 1,071 1,104 1,190 1,236 1,030
  2000 1,122 1,151 1,224 1,083 1,247 1,351 1,451 1,767 1,595 1,664 1,387 1,352
  2001 1,522 1,340 1,578 1,570 1,759 2,001 1,965 2,158 1,886 2,051 1,721 1,469
  2002 1,468 1,314 1,262 1,241 1,376 1,476 1,449 1,566 1,323 1,444 1,325 1,254
  2003 1,309 1,163 1,352 1,528 1,585 1,695 1,754 1,971 1,847 2,072 1,698 1,751
  2004 1,531 1,511 1,752 1,699 1,831 1,974 1,963 2,160 2,175 2,110 1,879 1,930
  2005 1,898 1,867 2,021 2,173 2,181 2,311 2,255 2,559 2,486 2,364 2,252 2,082
  2006 2,389 2,254 2,573 2,309 2,562 2,701 2,455 2,954 2,584 2,684 2,542 2,375
  2007 2,369 2,163 2,394 2,235 2,482 2,630 2,564 2,821 2,549 2,824 2,594 2,300
  2008 2,321 2,261 2,363 2,415 2,449 2,540 2,695 2,735 2,667 2,841 2,418 2,196
  2009 2,253 1,925 1,771 1,396 1,136 1,297 1,188 1,372 1,170 1,167 1,133 1,074
  2010 1,264 1,096 1,224 1,152 1,208 1,250 1,443 1,402 1,358 1,463 1,352 1,379
  2011 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
  2012 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA


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Release Date: 8/29/2014
Next Release Date: 9/15/2014

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