Thursday, August 15, 2013

Stunning Facts: PA 2013 Gas Production Skyrockets 50% To 3.2 Trillion Cubic Feet Per Year Or Near 13% Of US Gas Production

Pennsylvania's gas production in 2013 is skyrocketing off the proverbial charts.  According to the Washington Post, Pennsylvania production is up 50% and will reach a stunning 3.2 trillion cubic feet.

Since US gas production hit 24 trillion cubic feet in 2012, Pennsylvania will produce about 13% of all of America's natural gas this year, if it produces 3.2 trillion cubic feet.

Though the New York Times gave prominent coverage to claims that shale gas projections were exaggerated or even a ponzi scheme, the Washington Post reports the following:

In 2011 and 2012 there was a highly publicized debate over the potential of the Marcellus Shale, with some contending that the industry had exaggerated the numbers. But the actual production figures have mostly put that debate to rest.

1 comment:

  1. It probably doesn't help these folks much:

    Caller Reporting - Dam Burst Stored Contaminated #Fracking Waste Causing Flooding To Residential Area. (Source:

    Our next Governor must ensure that benefits distributed to match costs to ALL involved, not just stock holders and The Political Class.