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Quarterly capital spending: Oil and gas industries, first quarter 2018

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Released: 2018-06-01

Capital expenditures for the oil and gas extraction industries, including exploration and evaluation, rose 3% from the first quarter of 2017 to $10.6 billion in the first quarter of 2018, the fifth consecutive quarterly year-to-year increase. However, spending is still well below the peak levels recorded in 2014.

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Data are not seasonally adjusted.

Revised capital expenditure data for the oil and gas extraction industries will be published in August.

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