Pennsylvania Producing 20% of Nation’s Natural Gas

The  U.S. Energy Information Administration recently produced natural gas statistics showing that in 2016, the state of Pennsylvania produced 5.26 trillion cubic feet of natural gas which accounts for 20% of all the natural gas produced in the U.S.! In the below chart, you can see just when the jump started to increase and that is right around 2010…when the Marcellus Shale drilling hit. Just 10 years ago, Pennsylvania only produced 176 billion cubic feet.

 

 

 

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