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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 May 2020

This interactive presentation contains the latest gas (and a little oil) production data, from all 9,661 horizontal wells in Pennsylvania that started producing from 2010 onward, through May. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total production Natural gas production in this state fell by almost 0.5 Bcf/d in May, a larger decline than is common for this month. Compared with last year, output is still up
 

Eagle Ford - update through April 2020

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 24,696 horizontal wells in the Eagle Ford region, that have started producing from 2008 onward, through April 2020. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total production Oil production in the basin fell in April to 1.25 million bo/d, a m-o-m decline of 100 thousand bo/d. This drop was similar in size as experienced
 

US - update through February 2020

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from 135,279 horizontal wells in 13 US states, through February 2020. Cumulative oil and gas production from these wells reached 14.3 billion bbl and 162 Tcf of natural gas. Ohio is deselected in several views, as it has a larger reporting lag. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard   Total production Tight oil production in these states declined slightly in the f
 

Pennsylvania – update through March 2020

This interactive presentation contains the latest gas (and a little oil) production data, from all 9,565 horizontal wells in Pennsylvania that started producing from 2010 onward, through March. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total production Natural gas production fell by 1% m-o-m to 19.3 Bcf/d in March, the same level as in January. In the first quarter of this year, 144 wells started production, v
 

Eagle Ford - update through February 2020

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 24,411 horizontal wells in the Eagle Ford region, that have started producing from 2008 onward, through February 2020. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total production February oil production fell by 1%  m-o-m, to just over 1.3 million bo/d. Although natural gas production fell by a similar amount to 6.5 Bcf/d,
 

Niobrara (CO & WY) – update through February 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 11,990 horizontal wells tha
 

North Dakota – update through March 2020

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 15,884 horizontal wells in North Dakota that started production from 2005 onward, through March. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total production North Dakota oil production fell in March by 3% to 1.38 million bo/d (horizontal wells only).  From a production point of view, the sharply deteriorating circumstances for the o
 

US - update through January 2020

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from 133,878 horizontal wells in 13 US states, through January 2020. Cumulative oil and gas production from these wells reached 14.0 billion bbl and 160 Tcf of natural gas. Ohio and West Virginia are disabled in several views, as their production data for January was not yet reported. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total production
 

Oklahoma - update through December 2019

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from 11,444 horizontal wells in Oklahoma, through December 2019. This is our first post on Oklahoma and maybe also the last one, as it will be part of the bigger US updates from now. Oklahoma is home to several tight oil & gas basins, such as the SCOOP and the STACK. Production data is not easily provided by the state agencies. Multiple sources and thorough cleansing is needed before the data can be used. I thin

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Eagle Ford - update through January 2020

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 24,411 horizontal wells in the Eagle Ford region, that have started producing from 2008 onward, through January 2020. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total production At just over 1.3 million bo/d, January oil production was (after upcoming revisions) basically unchanged both m-o-m and y-o-y. S

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Permian – update through January 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 26,331 horizontal wells in the Permian (Texas &

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Pennsylvania – update through Feburary 2020

This interactive presentation contains the latest gas (and a little oil) production data, from all 9,531 horizontal wells in Pennsylvania that started producing from 2010 onward, through February. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total production Natural gas production rose by 1% m-o-m to 19.5 Bcf/d in February. In the first 2 months, 112 new wells came online versus 82 in the same period last year.

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US - update through December 2019

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from 132,866 horizontal wells in 13 US states, through December 2019. Cumulative oil and gas production from these wells reached 13.7 billion bbl and 157 Tcf of natural gas. This is the first time that Oklahoma is included in these public updates. West Virginia, which just released Q4 production data, is also up-to-date. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Total producti
 

Eagle Ford - update through December 2019

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 24,232 horizontal wells in the Eagle Ford region, that have started producing from 2008 onward, through December 2019. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard December oil production was up slightly from the previous month, but down year-over-year. Almost 2,000 wells were completed last year, a similar level as the year before (2,

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Permian – update through December 2019

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 25,827 horizontal wells in the Permian (Texas & New Mexico) that started producing from 2008/2009 onward, through December.   Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard December oil production came in at 4 million bo/d (after upcoming revisions), almost double the output compared with 2 years earlier (2.1 million bo

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Pennsylvania – update through January 2020

This interactive presentation contains the latest gas (and a little oil) production data, from all 9,476 horizontal wells in Pennsylvania that started producing from 2010 onward, through January. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard January gas production was flat m-o-m at 19.3 Bcf/d. Year-over-year growth was 1 Bcf/d, down from 2.5 Bcf/d growth one year earlier. Wells have gotten far more productive in the las

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North Dakota – update through January 2020

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 15,674 horizontal wells in North Dakota that started production from 2005 onward, through January. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Oil production in North Dakota fell by 3% in January m-o-m, after a similar drop in the month before. Only 74 new wells were brought online in January, the lowest number since March 2019 (64). In the “Well quality” tab you c

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Eagle Ford - update Through November 2019

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 24,208 horizontal wells in the Eagle Ford region, that have started producing from 2008 onward, through November 2019. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Oil production came in again at just over 1.3 million bo/d (after upcoming revisions), as it has since the start of 2019. Well results have not improved since 2017, as is clearly visible in the bottom cha

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Permian – update through November 2019

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 25,309 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 November oil production came in at around 3.9 million bo/d (after upcoming revisions), representing a y-o-y growth of 0.6 million bo/d. The relative increase in gas production was even higher (to

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North Dakota – update through December 2019

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 15,599 horizontal wells in North Dakota that started production from 2005 onward, through December. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboard Oil production in North Dakota fell by 3% in December to 1.43 million bo/d. Of the 636 thousand bo/d production capacity that was added by new wells in 2019, 89% replaced the decline from existing wells, resulting in a gain of 70 thou

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US - update through Octobre 2019

These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from 119,057 horizontal wells in 12 US states, through October 2019. Cumulative oil and gas production from these wells reached 12.6 billion bbl and 142 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

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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 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 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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