Pennsylvania Continues to Lead the Way in Natural Gas Production

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (“EIA”), Pennsylvania has seen the biggest gain in U.S. natural gas production and production is expected to continue to rise.

The EIA’s Natural Gas Annual indicates that the marketed production of natural gas reached more than 4.8 million cubic feet in 2015, an increase from 4.2 million cubic feet the previous year. By the end of 2015, Pennsylvania had more than 68,000 producing gas wells, up by nearly a thousand from 2014.

There has been record natural gas production levels for five straight years, despite current low natural gas prices.

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