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Posted March 22, 2019 Today in Energy

U.S. natural gas plant liquid production continues to hit record highs ›

Since 2012, when horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing techniques became more common, U.S. production of natural gas plant liquids (NGPL) has significantly increased, averaging 4.3 million barrels per day (b/d) in 2018, up from 2.5 million b/d in 2012. Nearly three-quarters of U.S. NGPL production is concentrated within six producing regions. More

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Source: EIA, Petroleum Supply Monthly

Data Highlights

WTI crude oil futures price

3/21/2019: $59.98/barrel

up$1.37 from week earlier
down$5.19 from year earlier

Natural gas futures price

3/21/2019: $2.821/MMBtu

down$0.034 from week earlier
up$0.183 from year earlier

Weekly coal production

3/16/2019: 12.409 million tons

down0.752 million tons from week earlier
down2.538 million tons from year earlier

Natural gas inventories

3/15/2019: 1,143 Bcf

down47 Bcf from week earlier
down315 Bcf from year earlier

Crude oil inventories

3/15/2019: 439.5 million barrels

down9.6 million barrels from week earlier
up11.2 million barrels from year earlier