Shale oil fields, the largest oil and gas producing regions of the United States in may increase in comparison with April 124 thousand barrels per day – up to 5,193 million barrels, predicts the energy information administration (EIA), energy of the country.
At the moment the rating of the April production is 5,069 million barrels per day. In March, the Agency predicted that shale oil production in major fields in April will increase by 109 thousand barrels per day, up to 4,962 million barrels.
The largest increase in production is expected in may on deposits of Permian – 76 thousand barrels, to 2,362 million barrels per day.
In the fields of the Eagle FordF in Texas oil production will grow by 39 thousand barrels to 1,216 million barrels per day. Deposits of the Niobrara will increase production by 8 thousand barrels, up to 456 thousand barrels per day.
In the fields of the Marcellus production will increase by 1 thousand barrels to 40 million barrels per day. Production at the oilfields in the region of Utica will increase by 1 thousand barrels to 52 million barrels a day.
Deposits in Haynesville will keep oil production unchanged at 44 thousand barrels a day. The production decline is expected in the Bakken in North Dakota – on 1 thousand barrels to 1,023 million barrels per day.
In addition, in may, EIA expects growth of gas production at those fields in the US to 501 million cubic feet – up to 50,089 billion cubic feet per day. Assessment of the April gas production is 49,588 billion cubic feet per day.