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U.S. Average Depth of Natural Gas Developmental Wells Drilled (Feet per Well)
U.S. Average Depth of Natural Gas 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 3,412
  1950's 3,766 3,837 4,015 4,373 4,365 4,339 4,734 4,950 4,801 5,120
  1960's 5,321 5,145 5,186 5,198 5,171 5,337 5,474 5,629 5,716 5,531
  1970's 5,644 5,670 5,259 5,286 5,173 5,238 4,960 5,053 5,066 5,082
  1980's 5,093 5,149 5,453 5,187 5,158 5,193 5,080 5,112 5,155 5,038
  1990's 4,958 5,132 5,450 5,922 6,246 6,216 6,233 6,194 6,029 4,951
  2000's 4,826 4,932 5,316 5,566 5,742 5,780 5,977 6,594 6,558


- = No Data Reported;  -- = Not Applicable;  NA = Not Available;  W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.
Release Date: 10/28/2014
Next Release Date: 11/17/2014

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