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Quarterly capital spending: Oil and gas industries, third quarter 2017

Released: 2017-12-04

Capital expenditures for the oil and gas extraction industries rose 13.1% from the third quarter of 2016 to $10.8 billion in the third quarter of this year. For the first three quarters of 2017, capital spending totalled $31.1 billion, up 10.1% over the first three quarters of 2016.

  Note to readers

Data are not seasonally adjusted. Capital expenditure data for the oil and gas extraction industries are taken from a number of surveys, including the Quarterly Survey of Capital Expenditures — Oil and Gas Activities.

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

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To enquire about the concepts, methods and data quality of this release, contact Lee-Anne Jennings (613-951-0606; lee-anne.jennings@canada.ca), Investment, Science and Technology Division.

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