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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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Pennsylvania – update through December 2020

These interactive presentations contain the latest gas (and a little oil) production data, from all 9,981 horizontal wells in Pennsylvania that started producing from 2010 onward, through December. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total production Pennsylvania has been setting natural gas output records every year for over a decade, and 2020 was no exception; a fresh record was recorded in December a

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Eagle Ford - update through November 2020

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 25,337 horizontal wells in the Eagle Ford region, that have started producing from 2008 onward, through November 2020. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total production Tight oil production in the Eagle Ford came in at just below 1.1 million bo/d in November, a level at which it had hovered for already 4 months.

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Permian – update through November 2020

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 28,999 horizontal wells in the Permian (Texas & New Mexico) that started producing from 2008/2009 onward, through November. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total Production Permian tight oil production rose in November by 1% m-o-m to ~3.8 million bo/d (after upcoming revisions). Natural gas production is wi

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North Dakota – update through December 2020

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 These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 16,234 horizontal wells in North Dakota that s

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US - update through October 2020

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from 140,9179 horizontal wells in 13 US states, through October. Ohio & West Virginia are excluded from most overviews as these states did not yet publish production data for October. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total production US tight oil production was basically unchanged in October, at nearly 7.0 million bo

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Pennsylvania – update through November 2020

These interactive presentations contain the latest gas (and a little oil) production data, from all 9,944 horizontal wells in Pennsylvania that started producing from 2010 onward, through November. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total production Pennsylvanian natural gas production jumped in November (as it often does) and set a new record at almost exactly 20 Bcf/d. The previous high was a year ea

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Eagle Ford - update through October 2020

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 25,174 horizontal wells in the Eagle Ford region, that have started producing from 2008 onward, through October 2020. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total production Tight oil production in the Eagle Ford was unchanged m-o-m at 1.1 million bo/d in October (after upcoming revisions). Compared with December 2019

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Permian – update through October 2020

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 28,999 horizontal wells in the Permian (Texas & New Mexico) that started producing from 2008/2009 onward, through October. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total Production Permian tight oil production fell in October by 1% m-o-m to below 3.7 million bo/d (after upcoming revisions). Over 1/3rd fewer wells we

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North Dakota – update through November 2020

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 16,189 horizontal wells in North Dakota that started production from 2005 onward, through November. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total production Oil production in North Dakota fell by less than 1% in November at just below 1.18 million bo/d. This was a tad lower than the first peak in December 2014 (1.19 million b/d). Although more than 2,

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US - update through September 2020

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from 123,933 horizontal wells in 11 US states, through September. Oklahoma & West Virginia are excluded as these states did not yet publish complete production data for Q3. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total production US tight oil production was flat m-o-m in September at 7.0 million bo/d (after upcoming revisio

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Haynesville – update through September 2020

This interactive presentation contains the latest gas (and a little oil) production data, from all 5,735 horizontal wells in the Haynesville that started producing from 2007, through September 2020. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total production Natural gas production came in just above 10 Bcf/d in September (after upcoming revisions), down by 1 Bcf/d since May, but it has more than doubled since

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Eagle Ford - update through September 2020

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 25,046 horizontal wells in the Eagle Ford region, that have started producing from 2008 onward, through September 2020. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total production Tight oil production in the Eagle Ford held up at 1.1 million bo/d in September (after upcoming revisions). As is visible in the chart above, output from the ~2,800 wells that began produ

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Permian – update through September 2020

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 28,739 horizontal wells in the Permian (Texas & New Mexico) that started producing from 2008/2009 onward, through September. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total Production Permian tight oil production held steady for the 3rd consecutive month in September, at close to 3.8 million bo/d (after upcoming revi

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North Dakota – update through October 2020

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 16,149 horizontal wells in North Dakota that started production from 2005 onward, through October. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total production Oil production in North Dakota fell by 1% in October to just below 1.2 million bo/d, despite that more than 100 temporarily shut-in wells were brought back online.

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US - update through August 2020

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from 138,874 horizontal wells in 13 US states, through August. Cumulative oil and gas production from these wells reached 15.7 billion bbl and 177 Tcf of natural gas. Ohio and West Virginia are excluded from most overviews, as they have not yet reported July/August production data. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total production US tight oil production made anot

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Pennsylvania – update through September 2020

These interactive presentations contain the latest gas (and a little oil) production data, from all 9,837 horizontal wells in Pennsylvania that started producing from 2010 onward, through September. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total production Pennsylvanian natural gas production fell in September by almost 1 Bcf/d, to ~18.5 Bcf/d (after upcoming revisions). In the first 9 months of this year, o

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Eagle Ford - update through August 2020

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 25,078 horizontal wells in the Eagle Ford region, that have started producing from 2008 onward, through August 2020. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total production Tight oil production in the Eagle Ford made a small additional recovery in August, to about 1.1 million bo/d. This was still almost 20% lower than

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Permian – update through August 2020

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 28,483 horizontal wells in the Permian (Texas & New Mexico) that started producing from 2008/2009 onward, through August. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total Production Tight oil production in the Permian was roughly flat in August, at close to 3.8 million bo/d (after upcoming revisions), probably slightly below the level a year earlier.

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North Dakota – update through September 2020

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 16,118 horizontal wells in North Dakota that started production from 2005 onward, through September. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total production Oil production in North Dakota recovered for the 4th consecutive month in September, but by a smaller amount than in the previous 2 months (50 kbo/d vs >100 kbo/d). The inactive well count dro

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US - update through July 2020

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from 138,315 horizontal wells in 13 US states, through July. Cumulative oil and gas production from these wells reached 15.4 billion bbl and 174 Tcf of natural gas. Ohio and West Virginia are excluded from most overviews, as they have not yet reported July production data. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard   Total product

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Pennsylvania – update through August 2020

This interactive presentation contains the latest gas (and a little oil) production data, from all 9,802 horizontal wells in Pennsylvania that started producing from 2010 onward, through August. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total production Natural gas production came in at about 19.5 Bcf/d in August (after upcoming revisions), almost touching the high in November last year. Only 382 horizontal w

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Eagle Ford - update through July 2020

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 24,965 horizontal wells in the Eagle Ford region, that have started producing from 2008 onward, through July 2020. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total production Like the Bakken and the Permian, oil production in the Eagle Ford also continued to recover in July, to close to 1.1 million bo/d (after upcoming re

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Permian – update through July 2020

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 28,071 horizontal wells in the Permian (Texas & New Mexico) that started producing from 2008/2009 onward, through July. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total Production Oil production in the Permian recovered further in July, to around 3.8 million bo/d (after upcoming revisions). Natural gas production was at over 14 Bcf/d close to the March high (to

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North Dakota – update through August 2020

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 16,084 horizontal wells in North Dakota that started production from 2005 onward, through August. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total production Oil production in North Dakota continued to recover in August from the low in May, as it climbed to just above 1.1 million bo/d. About 700 more wells that were tempo

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US - update through June 2020

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from 137,776 horizontal wells in 13 US states, through June 2020. Cumulative oil and gas production from these wells reached 15.1 billion bbl and 172 Tcf of natural gas. I originally planned a post earlier this week on the Haynesville, but had to cancel that (though this basin is still included in the presentations shown here). Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive das

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