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Table 1. U.S. uranium drilling activities, 2005–18
  Exploration drilling Development drilling Exploration and development drilling
Year number of holes feet (thousand) number of holes feet (thousand) number of holes feet (thousand)
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
2013 1,231 919 4,013 2,926 5,244 3,845
2014 W W W W 1,752 1,299
2015 W W W W 1,518 878
2016 W W W W 1,158 757
2017 W W W W 420 196
2018 W W W W W W
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 (2005–18).