More of nation's gas coming from Marcellus Shale

November 28, 2012

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Marcellus Shale region now accounts for 26 percent of the country's shale gas production, according to the latest report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
 
The Marcellus formation of Pennsylvania and other Mid-Atlantic states produced 6.8 billion cubic feet of gas per day in October, an increase of 72 percent from the same time one year ago.
 
That increase in production comes despite a decrease in the number of active rigs, some of which have moved westward to drill in Ohio's more lucrative Utica Shale region.

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