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Visualizing US shale oil & gas production

The blog contains still images from interactive dashboards available on each blog post.
To follow the instructions detailed in every post, use the interactive dashboards. You can also explore the dashboards to uncover different insights and trends.

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Permian – update through October 2019

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 24,837 horizontal wells in the Permian (Texas & New Mexico) that started producing from 2008/2009 onward, through October 2019. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Oil production rose in October, to around 3.8 million bo/d (after upcoming revisions). As is visualized in the graph above, the over 4,000 horizontal wells that came online in the first 10 months o

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Pennsylvania – update through November 2019

This interactive presentation contains the latest gas (and a little oil) production data, from all 9,372 horizontal wells in Pennsylvania that started producing from 2010 onward, through November. November gas production spiked by 5% m-o-m, to 19.6 Bcf/d, setting a new record. Gas prices rose at the start of the month, and several operators, including Chesapeake, decided to increase production. You can see in the chart that something similar happened 2 and 3 years ago as well. Wel

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North Dakota – update through November 2019

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 15,503 horizontal wells in North Dakota that started production from 2005 onward, through November. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard North Dakota oil production was flat m-o-m in November, at 1.5 million bo/d, while natural gas production set a new record at over 3.1 Bcf/d. The horizontal rig count has stayed just over 50 during the past year. On average, each

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US - update through September 2019

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from 117,989 horizontal wells in 12 US states, through September 2019. Cumulative oil and gas production from these wells reached 12.4 billion bbl and 140 Tcf of natural gas. West Virginia is deselected in most dashboards, as its production data is less current. Oklahoma is for now only available in our subscription services. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Even preli

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Pennsylvania – update through October 2019

This interactive presentation contains the latest gas (and a little oil) production data, from all 9,319 horizontal wells in Pennsylvania that started producing from 2010 onward, through October. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard October gas production came in at 18.7 Bcf/d, slightly higher than in the previous month, and again setting a new all-time high. But the horizontal rig count is down by almost 60% since the start of the year and production

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North Dakota – update through October 2019

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 15,394 horizontal wells in North Dakota that started production from 2005 onward, through October. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard North Dakota produced almost 1.5 million bo/d in October (horizontal wells only), a m-o-m increase of 5%. Bad weather in the previous month clearly had an impact on operations. It is one of the few states that almost has not seen

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US - update through August 2019

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from 116,815 horizontal wells in 12 US states, through August 2019. Cumulative oil and gas production from these wells reached 12.2 billion bbl and 137 Tcf of natural gas. Ohio and West Virginia are deselected in most dashboards, as their production data is less current. Oklahoma is for now only available in our subscription services. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard A

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Eagle Ford - update through August 2019

This interactive presentation contains the latest oil & gas production data from all 23,673 horizontal wells in the Eagle Ford region, that have started producing from 2008 onward, through August 2019. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Oil production in the basin has hovered around 1.3 million bo/d since the start of this year. Through August, just over 5 wells have been completed every day, on average, which has countered the natural decline i

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Permian – update through August 2019

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 23,839 horizontal wells in the Permian (Texas & New Mexico) that started producing from 2008/2009 onward, through August 2019. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Preliminary data from the state agencies already has August production at a record high (see chart above). After revisions, especially for New Mexico, I expect that August production will be revised

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Pennsylvania – update through September 2019

This interactive presentation contains the latest gas (and a little oil) production data, from all 9,239 horizontal wells in Pennsylvania that started producing from 2010 onward, through September. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard September gas production came in at 18.6 Bcf/d, unchanged from the previous month. After several years of major improvements, well productivity is up only by a few percent since 2017 (see the “Well quality” tab). The

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North Dakota – update through September 2019

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 15,277 horizontal wells in North Dakota that started production from 2005 onward, through September. September oil production in North Dakota fell 2% m-o-m to 1.40 million bo/d (horizontal wells only), based on preliminary data. About 120 horizontal wells were completed in September, significantly lower than a year earlier (150), but higher than in the previous month (107). Well productivity

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US - update through July 2019

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from 115,629 horizontal wells in 12 US states, through July 2019. Cumulative oil and gas production from these wells reached 11.9 billion bbl and 136 Tcf of natural gas. Ohio and West Virginia are deselected in most dashboards, as their production data is less current. Oklahoma is for now only available in our subscription services. July oil production was again at a record level, at well over 7 million bo

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Eagle Ford - update through July 2019

This interactive presentation contains the latest oil & gas production data from all 23,368 horizontal wells in the Eagle Ford region, that have started producing from 2008 onward, through July 2019. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard July oil production came in at 1.3 million bo/d, basically unchanged since the start of the year. Natural gas production was just short of 6.3 Bcf/d, the highest level in 3 years (switch product to “gas” to see this

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Permian – update through July 2019

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 23,382 horizontal wells in the Permian (Texas & New Mexico) that started producing from 2008/2009 onward, through July 2019. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 23,382 horizontal wells in the Permian (Texas & New Mexico) that started producing from 2008/2009 onward,

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shale oil Pennsylvania – update through August 2019

This article contains still images from the interactive dashboards available in the original blog post. To follow the instructions in this article, please use the interactive dashboards. Furthermore, they allow you to uncover other insights as well. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard This interactive presentation contains the latest gas (and a little oil) production data, from all 9,180 horizontal wells in Pennsylvania that started producing from 20

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North Dakota - Udpdate through August 2019

This article contains still images from the interactive dashboards available in the original blog post. To follow the instructions in this article, please use the interactive dashboards. Furthermore, they allow you to uncover other insights as well. These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 15,156 horizontal wells in North Dakota that started production from 2005 onward, through August. Oil and gas production in North Dakota set new

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US - Update through June 2019

This article contains still images from the interactive dashboards available in the original blog post. To follow the instructions in this article, please use the interactive dashboards. Furthermore, they allow you to uncover other insights as well. These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from 114,539 horizontal wells in 12 US states, through June 2019. Cumulative oil and gas production from these wells reached 11.7 billion bbl and 133.7 Tcf of

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Eagle Ford - Update Through June 2019

This article contains still images from the interactive dashboards available in the original blog post. To follow the instructions in this article, please use the interactive dashboards. Furthermore, they allow you to uncover other insights as well. This interactive presentation contains the latest oil & gas production data from all 23,149 horizontal wells in the Eagle Ford region, that have started producing from 2008 onward, through June 2019. Oil production came in at 1.3

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Permian - Update through June 2019

This article contains still images from the interactive dashboards available in the original blog post. To follow the instructions in this article, please use the interactive dashboards. Furthermore, they allow you to uncover other insights as well. These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 22,877 horizontal wells in the Permian (Texas & New Mexico) that started producing from 2008/2009 onward, through June 2019. June production

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Pennsylvania - Update through July 2019

This article contains still images from the interactive dashboards available in the original blog post. To follow the instructions in this article, please use the interactive dashboards. Furthermore, they allow you to uncover other insights as well. This interactive presentation contains the latest gas (and a little oil) production data, from all 9,087 horizontal wells in Pennsylvania that started producing from 2010 onward, through July. Gas production set a new record in July,

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North Dakota - update through July 2019

This article contains still images from the interactive dashboards available in the original blog post. To follow the instructions in this article, please use the interactive dashboards. Furthermore, they allow you to uncover other insights as well. These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 15,046 horizontal wells in North Dakota that started production from 2005 onward, through June. Oil production in North Dakota further increased

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US - update through May 2019

This article contains still images from the interactive dashboards available in the original blog post. To follow the instructions in this article, please use the interactive dashboards. Furthermore, they allow you to uncover other insights as well. These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from 113,568 horizontal wells in 12 US states, through May 2019. Cumulative oil and gas production from these wells reached 11.5 billion bbl and 131.7 Tcf of natura

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Eagle Ford - update through May 2019

This article contains still images from the interactive dashboards available in the original blog post. To follow the instructions in this article, please use the interactive dashboards. Furthermore, they allow you to uncover other insights as well. This interactive presentation contains the latest oil & gas production data from all 23,030 horizontal wells in the Eagle Ford region, that have started producing from 2008 onward, through May 2019. Oil production has stayed at a

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Permian - update through May 2019

This article contains still images from the interactive dashboards available in the original blog post. To follow the instructions in this article, please use the interactive dashboards. Furthermore, they allow you to uncover other insights as well. These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 22,473 horizontal wells in the Permian (Texas & New Mexico) that started producing from 2008/2009 onward, through May 2019. The chart above

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Pennsylvania - update through June 2019

This article contains still images from the interactive dashboards available in the original blog post. To follow the instructions in this article, please use the interactive dashboards. Furthermore, they allow you to uncover other insights as well. This interactive presentation contains the latest gas (and a little oil) production data, from all 9,023 horizontal wells in Pennsylvania that started producing from 2010 onward, through June. Oil production in North Dakota set a new

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