EIA Report Shows More Growth Ahead For Permian, Appalachia

Permian oil production is expected to rise by 40,000 barrels per day to about 4.18 million barrels per day in April.

The U.S. Energy Information Administration forecasts oil and gas production will increase in April. (Source: Ferrez Frames/Shutterstock.com)

The U.S. Energy Information Administration forecasts oil and gas production will increase in April. (Source: Ferrez Frames/Shutterstock.com)

The Permian Basin is again set to lead oil production growth in the U.S., with Appalachia in the gas production driver’s seat in April, according to the latest drilling productivity report released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

The report, released March 18, estimates changes in production from existing oil and gas wells in seven key regions across the U.S., including the nation’s largest shale plays.

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Velda Addison

Velda Addison is the senior editor of digital media for Hart Energy’s editorial team. She covers energy with a focus on renewables.