Wells Drilled

Total development and exploratory wells drilled, including natural gas, coalbed methane, crude oil, crude bitumen and other wells.

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Wells Drilled

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Analysis

PUBLISHED - Aug 4, 2020

The number of exploratory and development wells drilled in May decreased by 67.6% from the same period a year earlier, from 176 to 57 wells. Exploratory oil wells increased from 2 to 17 year over year. Development oil wells, which made up 1.8% of wells drilled in May 2020, decreased by 98.4% year-over-year.