Total development and exploratory wells drilled, including natural gas, coalbed methane, crude oil, crude bitumen and other wells.
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PUBLISHED - May 6, 2019
The number of exploratory and development wells drilled in February 2019 decreased by 40.0% from the same period a year ago, from 587 to 352. Exploratory gas wells increased by 1 (8.3%) and exploratory bitumen wells increased by 1 (3.4%). Most other well types decreased, with development oil decreasing the most at -48.7% year-over-year.