Total development and exploratory wells drilled, including natural gas, coalbed methane, crude oil, crude bitumen and other wells.
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PUBLISHED - Jun 29, 2018
The number of exploratory and development wells drilled in April 2018 decreased 22.3% from the same period a year ago, from 256 to 199. Development oil and bitumen wells, which collectively made up 47.8% of wells drilled in April decreased 10.8% and 39.2% respectively; exploratory oil wells were the only type to grow, increasing 233%, from 3 to 10 compared to the same period last year.