Pennsylvania gas output remains focused in northeastern, southwestern corners

9 Dec 2017   Shale Gas

Pennsylvania natural gas production continues to be concentrated in counties in the northeastern and southwestern corners of the state, according to a report by the state’s Independent Fiscal Office. Four counties — Susquehanna and Bradford, in the dry gas northeastern region, and Washington and Greene in the liquids-rich southwestern region — comprised two-thirds of statewide production in the first three quarters of 2017, the IFO report said. Susquehanna in the northeastern corner of the Commonwealth was the leading gas producer, with output of 966.1 Bcf through September, comprising almost one quarter of the total gas production in the state. Coming in at second place with production of 679.2 Bcf, about 17% of the state’s total, was Washington County. Bradford County, one county to the east of Susquehanna, came in as the No. 3 producer, with production through September of 583.3 representing almost 14% of the state’s production. Rounding out […]

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