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March 5, 2024

More productive wells spur U.S. crude oil production higher

November 6, 2023

Growing U.S. oil production increased natural gas production by 9% in 2022

October 25, 2023

The number of operating U.S. natural gas rigs has declined 24% since start of 2023

June 13, 2023

Natural gas production in the Permian region established a new record in 2022

October 26, 2022

Decline in drilled but uncompleted wells may limit future crude oil production growth

October 7, 2022

Number of drilled but uncompleted U.S. wells continues to decline from record in 2020

August 26, 2022

Crude oil production in Texas’s Eagle Ford region has been increasing since February 2022

May 5, 2022

U.S. oil producers increased capital expenditures and cash from operations in late 2021

April 21, 2022

Nearly all new U.S. crude oil and natural gas wells are horizontal or directional

September 8, 2021

Number of drilled but uncompleted wells declines

July 13, 2021

U.S. crude oil production efficiency increased only in the Bakken region in 2020

June 28, 2021

EIA estimates drilled but uncompleted wells for key oil and natural gas basins

June 25, 2020

U.S. crude oil and natural gas production in 2019 hit records with fewer rigs and wells

June 17, 2020

U.S. natural gas production efficiency continued to improve in 2019

January 24, 2020

U.S. crude oil production efficiency continues year-over-year improvements

December 4, 2019

EIA updates geologic maps of the Delaware Basin’s Bone Spring formation

September 10, 2019

Time between drilling and first production has little effect on oil well production

June 6, 2019

Horizontally drilled wells dominate U.S. tight formation production

May 3, 2019

The number of drilled but uncompleted wells in the United States continues to climb

December 20, 2018

Hydraulically fractured horizontal wells account for most new oil and natural gas wells

November 16, 2018

The Wolfcamp play has been key to Permian Basin oil and natural gas production growth

May 1, 2018

U.S. crude oil production efficiency continues to improve

April 23, 2018

Pennsylvania’s natural gas production continues to increase

January 30, 2018

Hydraulically fractured horizontal wells account for most new oil and natural gas wells

September 26, 2017

National Oil and Gas Gateway consolidates well-level data from participating states

August 15, 2017

EIA’s Drilling Productivity Report adds Anadarko region, aggregates Marcellus and Utica

July 25, 2017

U.S. crude oil production forecast expected to reach record high in 2018

April 26, 2017

Permian Basin oil production and resource assessments continue to increase

February 21, 2017

U.S. crude oil production increases following higher drilling activity

November 15, 2016

U.S. oil drilling increasingly focused in Permian Basin

November 9, 2016

Declining investment in Norway affects exploration drilling more than production drilling

November 4, 2016

Oil wells drilled horizontally are among the highest-producing wells

September 14, 2016

EIA now provides estimates of drilled but uncompleted wells in major production regions

August 22, 2016

Future U.S. tight oil and shale gas production depends on resources, technology, markets

July 18, 2016

U.S. oil companies closer to balancing capital investment with operating cash flow

March 30, 2016

EIA report shows decline in cost of U.S. oil and gas wells since 2012

March 22, 2016

Wells drilled since start of 2014 provided nearly half of Lower 48 oil production in 2015

March 15, 2016

Hydraulic fracturing accounts for about half of current U.S. crude oil production

February 11, 2016

Initial production rates in tight oil formations continue to rise

January 26, 2015

Lower 48 oil production outlook stable despite expected near-term reduction in rig count

December 12, 2014

Despite lower crude oil prices, U.S. crude oil production expected to grow in 2015

September 29, 2014

New Eagle Ford wells continue to show higher production

September 15, 2014

New petroleum technology revitalizes Powder River Basin oil production

July 9, 2014

Six formations are responsible for surge in Permian Basin crude oil production

May 15, 2014

Permian Basin drives first-quarter growth in oil-directed horizontal drilling rigs

March 26, 2014

Tight oil production pushes U.S. crude supply to over 10% of world total

March 11, 2014

Growth in U.S. hydrocarbon production from shale resources driven by drilling efficiency

February 10, 2014

Eagle Ford production increasingly targets oil-rich areas

November 4, 2013

Drilling efficiency is a key driver of oil and natural gas production

October 23, 2013

North America leads the world in production of shale gas

October 22, 2013

Highlights of new Drilling Productivity Report

October 21, 2013

EIA to release new Drilling Productivity Report

August 23, 2013

West Virginia, southwest Pennsylvania form an integrated natural gas production region

July 30, 2013

New infrastructure boosts West Virginia, southern Pennsylvania natural gas production

March 21, 2013

Pennsylvania natural gas production rose 69% in 2012 despite reduced drilling activity

November 20, 2012

Rig count in Utica Shale doubles from year ago

October 12, 2012

New application of existing techniques in old fields helps Russia increase oil production

September 11, 2012

Pad drilling and rig mobility lead to more efficient drilling

August 15, 2012

North Dakota crude oil production continues to rise

July 10, 2012

Rising production in the Permian basin

May 23, 2012

Horizontal drilling boosts Pennsylvania’s natural gas production

April 23, 2012

Eagle Ford oil and natural gas well starts rose sharply in first quarter 2012

January 23, 2012

EIA issues AEO2012 Early Release

November 23, 2011

Over one-third of natural gas produced in North Dakota is flared or otherwise not marketed

November 22, 2011

North Dakota's oil production has more than quadrupled since 2005

November 3, 2011

Trends in Eagle Ford drilling highlight the search for oil and natural gas liquids

November 2, 2011

Bakken formation oil and gas drilling activity mirrors development in the Barnett

October 27, 2011

Recent gasoline and diesel prices track Brent and LLS, not WTI

July 12, 2011

Technology drives natural gas production growth from shale gas formations

May 9, 2011

U.S. oil rig count overtakes natural gas rig count

April 27, 2011

Domestic oil production reversed decades-long decline in 2009 and 2010

March 18, 2011

Haynesville surpasses Barnett as the Nation's leading shale play

March 14, 2011

Crude oil and condensate production rises at Bakken and other U.S. shale plays

February 28, 2011

WTI-Brent crude oil price spread has reached unseen levels