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U.S. Footage Drilled for Crude Oil Developmental Wells (Thousand Feet)
U.S. Footage Drilled for Crude Oil Developmental Wells (Thousand Feet)
Decade Year-0 Year-1 Year-2 Year-3 Year-4 Year-5 Year-6 Year-7 Year-8 Year-9
  1940's 73,478
  1950's 85,833 86,981 89,657 92,704 103,953 110,374 109,241 100,249 84,393 86,066
  1960's 79,739 79,726 82,226 75,400 73,748 67,956 60,523 52,956 53,875 55,019
  1970's 52,130 45,323 45,241 40,408 46,996 61,013 62,365 68,581 69,936 74,747
  1980's 115,085 156,652 136,261 126,412 150,359 127,874 70,246 60,706 53,353 39,607
  1990's 50,623 50,899 41,077 40,285 34,330 36,734 38,460 52,188 35,731 20,473
  2000's 34,607 40,514 29,104 36,042 38,892 47,249 58,651 60,256 80,993


- = 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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