Total development and exploratory wells drilled, including natural gas, coalbed methane, crude oil, crude bitumen and other wells.
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PUBLISHED - Jan 27, 2020
The number of exploratory and development wells drilled in November 2019 decreased by 20.9% from the same period a year earlier, from 455 to 360 wells. Exploratory oil wells, the only well-type to increase, rose from 16 wells in November 2018 to 38 wells in November 2019. Development oil wells, which made up 38.9% of wells drilled in November 2019, decreased by 3.4% year-over-year.