Total development and exploratory wells drilled, including natural gas, coalbed methane, crude oil, crude bitumen and other wells.
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PUBLISHED - May 22, 2020
The number of exploratory and development wells drilled in February increased by 34.7% from the same period a year earlier, from 378 to 509 wells. Exploratory oil wells rose from 30 wells in February 2019 to 38 wells in February 2020. Development oil wells, which made up 53.2% of wells drilled in February 2020, increased by 102.2% year-over-year.