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U.S. Crude Oil and Natural Gas Rotary Rigs in Operation (Number of Elements)
U.S. Crude Oil and Natural Gas Rotary Rigs in Operation (Number of Elements)
Decade Year-0 Year-1 Year-2 Year-3 Year-4 Year-5 Year-6 Year-7 Year-8 Year-9
  1940's 2,017
  1950's 2,154 2,543 2,641 2,613 2,508 2,686 2,620 2,426 1,922 2,071
  1960's 1,748 1,761 1,641 1,499 1,501 1,388 1,272 1,135 1,169 1,194
  1970's 1,028 976 1,107 1,194 1,472 1,660 1,658 2,001 2,259 2,177
  1980's 2,909 3,970 3,105 2,232 2,428 1,980 964 936 936 869
  1990's 1,010 860 721 754 775 723 779 943 827 625
  2000's 918 1,156 830 1,032 1,192 1,381 1,649 1,768 1,879 1,089
  2010's 1,546 1,879 1,919


- = No Data Reported;  -- = Not Applicable;  NA = Not Available;  W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.
Release Date: 8/29/2014
Next Release Date: 9/15/2014

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