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Shale gas refers to natural gas that is trapped within shale formations. Shales are fine-grained sedimentary rocks that can be rich sources of petroleum and natural gas. The production of natural gas from shale formations has rejuvenated the natural gas industry in the United States.
Natural Gas Explained
Natural gas prices are a function of market supply and demand. Due to limited alternatives for natural gas consumption or production in the short run, changes in supply or demand over a short period often result in large price movements to bring supply and demand back into balance.
About U.S. Natural Gas Pipelines
Learn how natural gas is transported by the pipeline network.
Released June 11, 2013
This release of EIA's Short-Term Energy Outlook includes the 2013 Outlook for Gulf of Mexico Hurricane-Related Production Outages.
Released May 30, 2013
This report contains fossil fuels sales production on federal and Indian lands for the FY 2003 through FY 2012.
Released May 31, 2013
Natural and supplemental gas production, supply, consumption, disposition, storage, imports, exports, and prices in the United States.
Released at 10:30 a.m. EST, Thursday (except holidays)
Statistics for Working Gas in Underground Storage for current week and week ago comparison.
What's New in Natural Gas
Monthly Natural Gas Gross Production Report
May 31, 2013
Natural Gas Monthly
May 31, 2013
Regular Weekly Releases*
Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report ›
10:30 a.m. EST, Thursday
Natural Gas Weekly Update ›
2:00 - 2:30 p.m. EST, Thursday
*No releases: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Friday. Releases change on weeks with Federal holidays.
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