Total development and exploratory wells drilled, including natural gas, coalbed methane, crude oil, crude bitumen and other wells.
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PUBLISHED - Jun 12, 2020
The number of exploratory and development wells drilled in March decreased by 17.2% from the same period a year earlier, from 326 to 270 wells. Exploratory oil wells decreased from 28 wells in March 2019 to 17 wells in March 2020. Development oil wells, which made up 43.3% of wells drilled in March 2020, increased by 21.9% year-over-year.