Not only does Pennsylvania produce 20 percent of the national gas supply, but the Commonwealth also saw record production for the first six months of 2014.
According to David Spigelmyer, president of the Marcellus Shale Coalition, unconventional wells in 2008 were producing 25 percent of Pennsylvania’s natural gas supply. Within five years, the state is producing 20 percent of the nation’s natural gas supply.
Southwestern Pennsylvania’s Washington County was the top supplier yielding 198 billion cubic feet.
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