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Domestic Uranium Production Report - Annual

With Data for 2012  |  Release Date: June 06, 2013  |  Next Release Date: May 2014
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Table 1. U.S. uranium drilling activities, 2003-2012
  Exploration Drilling Development Drilling Exploration and Development Drilling
Year Number of Holes Feet (thousand) Number of Holes Feet (thousand) Number of Holes Feet (thousand)
2003 NA NA NA NA W W
2004 W W W W 2,185 1,249
2005 W W W W 3,143 1,668
2006 1,473 821 3,430 1,892 4,903 2,713
2007 4,351 2,200 4,996 2,946 9,347 5,146
2008 5,198 2,543 4,157 2,551 9,355 5,093
2009 1,790 1,051 3,889 2,691 5,679 3,742
2010 2,439 1,460 4,770 3,444 7,209 4,904
2011 5,441 3,322 5,156 3,003 10,597 6,325
2012 5,112 3,447 5,970 3,709 11,082 7,156
NA = Not available.
W = Data withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.
Note: Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding.
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration: Form EIA-851A, "Domestic Uranium Production Report" (2003-2012).