Register with us today

and in less than 60 seconds continue your access to:Latest news headlinesAnalytical topics and featuresCommodities videos, podcast & blogsSample market prices & dataSpecial reportsSubscriber notes & daily commodity email alerts

Already have an account?

Log in to register

Forgot Password

Please Note: Platts Market Center subscribers can only reset passwords via the Platts Market Center

Enter your Email ID below and we will send you an email with your password.

  • Email Address* Please enter email address.

If you are a premium subscriber, we are unable to send you your password for security reasons. Please contact the Client Services team.

If you are a Platts Market Center subscriber, to reset your password go to the Platts Market Center to reset your password.

In this list
Natural Gas

Analysis: US natural gas production hits record high, propelled by Texas

LNG | Natural Gas | Natural Gas (North American) | Oil | Crude Oil | Oil Risk

A national climate policy or US energy dominance?

LNG | Natural Gas | NGL

Platts LNG Alert

LNG | Natural Gas | Shipping | Dry Freight | Marine Fuels | Tankers

Bunker and Residual Fuel Conference, 17th Annual

LNG | Natural Gas

Tellurian executives to work on Petronet deal during Trump visit to India

Analysis: US natural gas production hits record high, propelled by Texas

Denver — US natural gas production edged up to a fresh record high this week,largely due to gains in Texas, the Southeast, and the Appalachia region.

Not registered?

Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience.

Register Now

Modeled US production surpassed 79.8 Bcf/d on Sunday, setting the newrecord high, S&P Global Platts Analytics data shows. Over the past week, USproduction has been exceptionally strong, averaging 79.4 Bcf/d, with six ofthe highest output days on record.

Texas has led that growth. Month-to-date, production in the state hasaveraged nearly 18.8 Bcf/d, outpacing May's average by roughly 340 MMcf/d onincreases in the Permian Basin and East Texas Haynesville.

Gains in the Southeast are playing a role, too. In June, productionacross the region has averaged 11.5 Bcf/d and is up about 150 MMcf/d comparedto the prior-month average, with gains in the Haynesville and theLouisiana/Mississippi offshore being partially offset by declines from theAlabama offshore.

In the dry basins of Appalachia, gas production has averaged 27.5 Bcf/din June, a month-on-month increase of 300 MMcf/d and the highest monthlyaverage there on record.

After briefly touching modeled levels close to 28 Bcf/d earlier thismonth, Northeast production has since pulled back modestly, averaging justover 27.6 Bcf/d.

Looking ahead, it's possible that Northeast production growth couldflounder this summer, thanks to continued in-service /delays on RoverPipeline's upstream supply laterals.

While the Majorsville, Burgettstown and Sherwood laterals await anauthorization from the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, flows onRover's mainline have averaged just over 2.2 Bcf/d in June, or about 68% ofthe pipeline's designed 3.25 Bcf/d nameplate capacity.

Once those laterals enter service, though, an analysis by PlattsAnalytics shows that a corresponding increase in Appalachian production couldstill be delayed, owing to regional gas-processing constraints.

--J. Robinson,

--Edited by Kevin Saville,