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Data used in the graph:

Download the full data set here:

in trillion cubic feet per year (Tcf/y): https://github.com/the-frack-lab/data/blob/gh-pages/natural-gas/US-long-term/Fracking_Fallacy_hist_EIA_forecast_Tcf.csv

in billion cubic meters per year (Bcm/y): https://github.com/the-frack-lab/data/blob/gh-pages/natural-gas/US-long-term/Fracking_Fallacy_hist_EIA_forecast_Bcm.csv

Data sources:

Historical data on natural gas production (from EIA):

total natural gas production (dry)

data for 1930-1969 from http://www.eia.gov/dnav/ng/ng_prod_sum_a_EPG0_FPD_mmcf_a.htm

onshore conventional (excl. Alaska), offshore (excl. Alaska), unconventional other than shale (inc. coalbed methane and tight gas), Alaska, shale gas

data for 1970-1989 from EIA Annual Energy Outlook 2000, Figure 90 http://www.eia.gov/oiaf/archive/aeo00/figure_90.html

data for 1990-2040 (points from 2013 onward are forecasts) from EIA Annual Energy Outlook 2014, Figure MT-44 http://www.eia.gov/forecasts/aeo/MT_naturalgas.cfm#shale_gas

EIA detailed forecasts (unpublished)

EIA Annual Energy Outlook 2014, shale gas production by individual play (2000-2040) in trillion cubic feet per year: https://github.com/the-frack-lab/data/blob/gh-pages/natural-gas/US-long-term/EIA_AEO2014_Ref_t80_ShaleGasPlays_only_CLEAN_w_unnamed.csv

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