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Americas Production

December 2018

Low oil prices could threaten US gas production growth in 2019.

Strongly rising output from shale plays has underpinned the growth in overall US gas production. The combined gas output from the seven key US shale plays – the Bakken, Eagle Ford, Haynesville, Niobrara, Permian, Anadarko and Appalachia – was 522 bcm in the first nine months of 2018, a year-on-year rise of 20.3%. Moreover, this accounted for 68% of the country’s gas production. Output from other acreage in the US fell by 5.6% on an...