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Footage Drilled for Crude Oil and Natural Gas Wells
(Thousand Feet)
Period:
 Annual 
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 View
History
Exploratory and Development Wells
176,867 203,997 240,969 285,398 308,210 331,740 1949-2008
Crude Oil
38,495 42,032 51,511 63,649 66,527 88,382 1949-2008
Natural Gas
115,833 138,503 164,353 193,595 212,753 212,079 1949-2008
Dry Holes
22,539 23,462 25,104 28,154 28,931 31,280 1949-2008
Exploratory Wells
17,785 22,382 25,955 29,630 36,534 35,585 1949-2008
Crude Oil
2,453 3,141 4,262 4,998 6,271 7,389 1949-2008
Natural Gas
6,569 9,998 12,347 14,945 19,982 17,066 1949-2008
Dry Holes
8,763 9,243 9,347 9,688 10,281 11,130 1949-2008
Development Wells
159,082 181,615 215,014 255,768 271,676 296,155 1949-2008
Crude Oil
36,042 38,892 47,249 58,651 60,256 80,993 1949-2008
Natural Gas
109,263 128,505 152,006 178,650 192,771 195,013 1949-2008
Dry Holes
13,777 14,219 15,758 18,466 18,650 20,149 1949-2008
- = No Data Reported;  -- = Not Applicable;  NA = Not Available;  W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.
Notes: Totals may not equal sum of components due to independent rounding.  See Definitions, Sources, and Notes link above for more information on this table.
Release Date: 4/23/2014
Next Release Date: 5/12/2014