Anadarko shale basin lands Oklahoma on EIA map

16 Aug 2017   Shale Oil

With more than 10 percent of the new wells drilled in U.S. shale basins, Oklahoma has earned a place in new monthly data reporting, the government said. The U.S. Energy Information Administration said it was adding the Anadarko region to its monthly drilling report. The shale basin covers 24 counties in Oklahoma and five in Texas. “The Anadarko region accounts for approximately 450,000 barrels per day of oil production, 5.7 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas production, 13 percent of new wells drilled, and 13 percent of drilled but uncompleted wells as of July 2017,” EIA reported. Oklahoma is home to about 4 percent of the total petroleum reserves in the country and accounts for as much as 5 […]

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