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As of July 1, 2022, we are continuing to restore our systems. The monthly data releases, including the Petroleum Supply Monthly, Natural Gas Monthly, and Electric Power Monthly, will be published next week. We will continue to post regular updates regarding the status of other data products.

New-well oil production per rig
barrels/day
New-well gas production per rig
thousand cubic feet/day
Region June 2022 July 2022 change June 2022 July 2022 change
Anadarko 717 712 (5) 3,699 3,662 (37)
Appalachia 190 190 - 28,506 28,021 (485)
Bakken 1,800 1,711 (89) 2,610 2,480 (130)
Eagle Ford 1,867 1,783 (84) 7,012 6,731 (281)
Haynesville 20 20 - 11,338 11,134 (204)
Niobrara 1,548 1,532 (16) 3,954 3,875 (79)
Permian 1,129 1,116 (13) 2,203 2,176 (27)
Rig-weighted average 1,034 1,016 (18) 6,006 5,897 (109)
Oil production
thousand barrels/day
Gas production
million cubic feet/day
Region June 2022 July 2022 change June 2022 July 2022 change
Anadarko 406 411 5 6,275 6,265 (10)
Appalachia 124 127 3 35,155 35,386 231
Bakken 1,178 1,197 19 3,088 3,118 30
Eagle Ford 1,152 1,180 28 6,538 6,670 132
Haynesville 36 36 - 15,023 15,249 226
Niobrara 630 634 4 5,195 5,202 7
Permian 5,232 5,316 84 20,227 20,392 165
Total 8,758 8,901 143 91,501 92,282 781
Drilled but uncompleted wells (DUC)
wells
Region April 2022 May 2022 change
Anadarko 724 715 (9)
Appalachia 497 498 1
Bakken 429 426 (3)
Eagle Ford 612 607 (5)
Haynesville 419 432 13
Niobrara 320 314 (6)
Permian 1,294 1,257 (37)
Total 4,295 4,249 (46)

NOTE: The Drilling Productivity Report (DPR) rig productivity metric new-well oil/natural gas production per rig can become unstable during periods of rapid decreases or increases in the number of active rigs and well completions. The metric uses a fixed ratio of estimated total production from new wells divided by the region's monthly rig count, lagged by two months. The metric does not represent new-well oil/natural gas production per newly completed well.

The DPR metric legacy oil/natural gas production change can become unstable during periods of rapid decreases or increases in the volume of well production curtailments or shut-ins. This effect has been observed during winter weather freeze-offs, extreme flooding events, and the 2020 global oil demand contraction. The DPR methodology involves applying smoothing techniques to most of the data series because of inherent noise in the data.

September 2021 Supplement: Gas-to-oil ratios in U.S. primary oil-producing regions.
January 2021 Supplement: Base production in North Dakota has fully recovered after a significant reduction.
September 2020 Supplement: With low rig counts, the inventory of drilled but uncompleted (DUC) wells provides short-term reserve for completions of new wells.
August 2020 Supplement: Rig counts fall but new-well production per rig rise as new-well production persists.
March 2020 Supplement: Base production accounts for a material share of total U.S. tight oil production.

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