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U.S. Average Depth of Natural Gas Exploratory and Developmental  Wells Drilled  (Feet per Well)
U.S. Average Depth of Natural Gas Exploratory and Developmental Wells Drilled (Feet per Well)
Decade Year-0 Year-1 Year-2 Year-3 Year-4 Year-5 Year-6 Year-7 Year-8 Year-9
  1940's 3,698
  1950's 3,979 4,056 4,342 4,599 4,670 4,672 5,018 5,326 5,106 5,396
  1960's 5,486 5,339 5,408 5,368 5,453 5,562 5,928 5,898 5,994 5,918
  1970's 5,860 5,890 5,516 5,488 5,387 5,470 5,220 5,254 5,262 5,275
  1980's 5,275 5,351 5,617 5,319 5,276 5,326 5,238 5,260 5,288 5,154
  1990's 5,114 5,267 5,543 5,957 6,272 6,219 6,267 6,243 6,088 5,049
  2000's 4,923 5,030 5,389 5,616 5,757 5,777 5,961 6,522 6,500


- = No Data Reported;  -- = Not Applicable;  NA = Not Available;  W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.
Release Date: 12/4/2014
Next Release Date: 12/22/2014

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