Posted December 2, 2013
The Remarkable Shale Oil Bonanza in ‘Saudi Texas’
AEI Carpe Diem Blog: The Energy Information Administration (EIA) released new state crude oil production data this week for the month of September, and one of the highlights of that monthly report is that oil output in America’s No. 1 oil-producing state – Texas – continues its phenomenal, meteoric rise. Here are some details of oil output in “Saudi Texas” for the month of September:
Oil drillers in Texas pumped out an average of 2.726 million barrels of crude oil every day (bpd) during the month of September, which is the highest daily oil output in the Lone Star State in any single month since at least January 1981, when the EIA started reporting each state’s monthly oil production.
Read more: http://bit.ly/1bdF6iQ
More industry news:
- How Fracking in Pennsylvania Helps Clear the Air in New York: http://n.pr/18VCE49
- Fracking-Led Energy Boom Paves Way for ‘Saudi America’ http://bit.ly/Ip3Kqs
- Energy Boom Brings New Life to old Businesses Across U.S. http://bit.ly/1eQa05z
- Fracking is Fueling a Manufacturing Renaissance in Parts of the Country: http://bit.ly/1jdb32j
- Fracking is ‘Greener’ Than Environmentalists Want to Admit: http://bit.ly/1bblpeS
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Mary Schaper is a Digital Communications Manager for the American Petroleum Institute. She previously worked on Capitol Hill for the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee as Digital Director and for Senator Lisa Murkowski. Before coming to D.C., she spearheaded digital strategy for Murkowski's successful Senate write-in campaign in 2010. Schaper enjoys traveling and taking in the local culture alongside her husband, their son and loyal springer spaniel.