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U.S. Average Depth of Natural Gas Exploratory Wells Drilled (Feet per Well)
U.S. Average Depth of Natural Gas Exploratory 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 5,682
  1950's 5,466 5,497 6,071 5,654 6,059 5,964 6,301 6,898 6,657 6,613
  1960's 6,298 6,457 6,728 6,370 7,547 7,295 8,321 7,478 7,697 8,092
  1970's 7,695 7,649 7,400 6,596 6,456 6,748 6,777 6,625 6,662 6,630
  1980's 6,604 6,772 6,921 6,395 6,502 6,787 6,777 6,698 6,683 6,606
  1990's 7,100 7,122 6,907 6,482 6,564 6,264 6,773 7,188 7,230 7,015
  2000's 7,347 6,990 6,796 6,589 5,948 5,732 5,770 5,901 5,899


- = 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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