Total development and exploratory wells drilled, including natural gas, coalbed methane, crude oil, crude bitumen and other wells.
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PUBLISHED - Apr 27, 2018
The number of exploratory and development wells drilled in February 2018 increased 2.2% from the same period a year ago, increasing from 545 to 557. Development oil and bitumen wells, which collectively made up 61.9% of wells drilled in February increased 20.0% and 16.0% respectively; development and exploratory gas wells decreased 26.3% and 15.4%, respectively.