Utica shale oil and gas production growing, federal government shows – Drilling – Ohio

Utica shale oil and natural gas production continues to increase, the latest Energy Information Administration report shows.

Utica shale region oil production has increased from 40,000 barrels a day to an estimated 43,000 barrels a day from September to October, according to the report.

Over that same period, natural gas production is up an estimated 77 million cubic feet per day.

EIA: “Total natural gas production in the Utica Region, which includes production from the Utica and Point Pleasant formations as well as legacy production from conventional reservoirs, has increased from 155 million cubic feet per day (MMcf/d) in January 2012 to an estimated 1.5 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in October 2014.”

Read the full report, including charts, here.

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