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Posted November 25, 2014Today in Energy

Shale gas provides largest share of U.S. natural gas production in 2013 ›

Total U.S. natural gas gross withdrawals reached a new high at 82 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in 2013, with shale gas wells becoming the largest source of total natural gas production. According to the release of the Natural Gas Annual, gross withdrawals from shale gas wells increased from 5 Bcf/d in 2007 to 33 Bcf/d in 2013, representing 40% of total natural gas production, and surpassing production from nonshale natural gas wells. More


Source: EIA, BSEE, LCI, DI, Ventyx, BENTEK Energy

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WTI crude oil futures price

11/24/2014: $75.78/bbl

up$0.14 from week earlier
down$19.06 from year earlier

Natural gas futures price

11/24/2014: $4.151/mmBtu

down$0.190 from week earlier
up$0.383 from year earlier

Retail gasoline price

11/24/2014: $2.821/gal

down$0.073 from week earlier
down$0.472 from year earlier

Retail diesel price

11/24/2014: $3.628/gal

down$0.033 from week earlier
down$0.216 from year earlier

Weekly coal production

11/15/2014: 18.860 million tons

down0.023 million tons from week earlier
up0.166 million tons from year earlier

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