Original PostLink here to the NDIC site.
Also, a stunning graph of this production can be found at CarpeDiem.com.
- Oct: 747,239 bopd (preliminary, all-time high)(~ 2.5% increase)
- Sept: 729,248 bopd
- Aug: 701,409 bopd
- Oct: 8,025 (preliminary, all-time high) (93 bbls/day/well)
- Sept: 7,899
- Nov: 211 (all-time high was 370 in Oct 2012)
- Oct: 370 (all-time high)
- Sept: 273
- Aug: 261
- Nov: $81/bbl
- Oct: $87/bbl
- Sept: $85/bbl
- Aug: $81/bbl
- Nov: 186
- Oct: 188
- Sept: 190
- Aug: 198
Majority of Bakken oil is shipped by rail to east coast, gulf coast, and west coast destinations.
Daily natural gas production did NOT increase from September to October, because: dry gas wells and high gas:oil ratio wells are being shut in.
Construction of natural gas processing plants and gathering systems is now affected by the weatehr.
US natural gas storage is 8% above historic (5-year) average;
Additions to natural gas gathering and processing systems still lags production: gas flared did not change: 30%. Compare with historical high of 36% about one year ago.
Draft BLM regulations for hydraulic fracturing on federal lands have been published; a final rule will not be published until early 2013.
Draft EPA guidance for permitting hydraulic fracturing using diesel fuel has been published; final guidance promised in spring, 2013. Guidance?