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Posted April 24, 2015Today in Energy

EIA report highlights top 100 U.S. oil and natural gas fields ›

The top 100 oil fields in the United States accounted for 20.6 billion barrels of crude oil and lease condensate proved reserves, or 56% of the U.S. total in 2013. The top 100 natural gas fields accounted for 239.7 trillion cubic feet of natural gas proved reserves, 68% of the U.S. total. Proved reserves are defined as estimated quantities of oil and natural gas that analysis of geologic and engineering data demonstrates with reasonable certainty are recoverable under existing economic and operating conditions. More


Source: EIA, based on Form EIA-23L and DrillingInfo

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WTI crude oil futures price

4/23/2015: $57.74/bbl

up$1.03 from week earlier
down$43.70 from year earlier

Natural gas futures price

4/23/2015: $2.531/mmBtu

down$0.153 from week earlier
down$2.199 from year earlier

Weekly coal production

4/18/2015: 16.990 million tons

down1.025 million tons from week earlier
down2.222 million tons from year earlier

Natural gas inventories

4/17/2015: 1,629 Bcf

up90 Bcf from week earlier
up737 Bcf from year earlier

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4/17/2015: 489.0 mmbbl

up5.3 mmbbl from week earlier
up91.3 mmbbl from year earlier

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