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Market Digest:  Natural Gas (2013-2014)

Updated: June 12, 2014  

 

 

 

For prior report data see Natural Gas Year-in-Review archives

EIA's Natural Gas Market Digest highlights the latest information and analyses on all aspects of the natural gas markets.

Storage

Pipelines

Production

Prices

  • Natural gas prices reflect decreasing seasonality — Today in Energy, November 20, 2013
  • Low natural gas prices drive industrial natural gas consumption — Natural Gas Weekly Update, September 5, 2013
  • Natural gas liquids prices trend down since the start of 2012 — Today in Energy, July 29, 2013
  • Low natural gas prices in 2012 reduced returns for some oil and gas producers — Today in Energy, May 29, 2013
  • 2012 Brief: Natural gas liquids prices down in 2012 — Today in Energy, January 15, 2013
  • 2012 Brief: Average wholesale natural gas prices fell 31% in 2012 — Today in Energy, January 8, 2013

Consumption

  • EIA projects lower natural gas use this winter — Natural Gas Weekly Update, October 31, 2013
  • Natural gas generation lower than last year because of differences in relative fuel prices — Today in Energy, September 25, 2013
  • REX gas deliveries to the Northeast fall as Appalachian production grows — Natural Gas Weekly Update, September 12, 2013
  • Fundamental natural gas market changes become apparent as winter temperatures return to 10-year average levels — Natural Gas Weekly Update, June 6, 2013

Imports and exports

Disruptions

  • Gulf of Mexico Fact Sheet updated and now includes energy infrastructure maps with real-time storm information, July 1, 2013
  • EIA's estimates of storm-related production disruptions in U.S. Gulf of Mexico during the 2013 hurricane season — Short Term Energy Outlook, June 11, 2013

Natural gas supply and disposition (Bcf/d)
  2011 2012 2013 2011-2013 change Percent change
Supply          
Marketed Production 65.85 69.15 70.21 4.36 6.62%
Federal Gulf of Mexico 4.97 4.12 3.71 -1.26 -25.35%
Lower-48 States 59.91 64.07 65.58 5.67 9.46%
Gross Imports 9.5 8.57 7.96 -1.54 -16.21%
Storage Withdrawals 8.42 7.70 7.17 -1.25 -14.86%
Disposition          
Consumption 67.06 69.76 71.21 4.15 6.19%
Gross Exports 4.13 4.42 4.52 0.39 9.44%
Storage Injections 9.37 7.72 5.67 -3.70 -39.49%
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Natural Gas Monthly, and January 2014 Short-Term Energy Outlook

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Chart Shale Gas Production by shale play, 2000-2013.

Sources: EIA derived from state administrative data collected by DrillingInfo Inc. Data are through December 2013 and represent EIA's official shale gas estimates, but are not survey data. State abbreviations indicate primary state(s).

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