Frequently Asked Questions

Does EIA publish shale gas and coalbed methane production and reserves data?

Yes.  The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) publishes historical state-level production data and estimates of proved reserves for shale gas and coalbed methane in the U.S. Crude Oil and Natural Gas Proved Reserves report.

There are projections for U.S. shale gas and coalbed methane production in Table 14. Oil and Gas Supply of the Annual Energy Outlook.

Other EIA publications:
Review of Emerging Resources: U.S. Shale Gas and Shale Oil Plays
World Shale Resource Assessments

Last updated: June 28, 2016


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