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Mary Schaper
Posted October 15, 2014

Marcellus Gas Production Anticipated to Increase, Lead the Nation in November:

The State Journal (West Virginia): The U.S. Energy Information Administration's Drilling Productivity Report, released Oct. 14, revealed that the Marcellus Shale play is anticipated to produce more gas than other reported regions in November.


The Marcellus region is expected to produce 16,045 million cubic feet of gas per day in November 2014, reflecting a 217 mcf/day increase from October, making it both the highest-producing region among the Utica, Bakken, Eagle Ford, Haynesville, Niobrara and Permian basins.


New-well gas production per rig is anticipated to increase across all regions between October and November 2014, with the Marcellus and Utica seeing potential increases of 39 thousand cubic feet per day and 114 tcf/day, respectively. The Marcellus play has the highest expected production in November over all the other regions, at 7,946 tcf/day.

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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.