Total development and exploratory wells drilled, including natural gas, coalbed methane, crude oil, crude bitumen and other wells.
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PUBLISHED - Jul 5, 2017
The number of exploratory and development wells drilled in April 2017 increased 280.6% from the same period a year ago, from 67 to 255. All well types experienced gains, with the most substantial numbers being added in the crude oil development wells category, jumping from 7 in April 2016 to 37 in April 2017 and bitumen development wells category, increasing from 17 to 101.