Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas RRC Dist. 1, 2, 3, 4., 5, 6, inland, offshore
Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas Dist. 7B, 7C, 8, 8A, 9, 10
Rig count is up 13% in the last month. The most significant weekly rig increases by major basin were in the Permian (up four to 129), Gulf Coast (up four to 31) and Appalachia (up three to 35).
The plan unveiled on Oct. 15 aims to substitute natural gas production for imports, savings some $5.6 billion, the government said.
China Petroleum and Chemical Corp. said on Oct. 15 that it has added newly proven shale gas geological reserves of 191.83 billion cubic meters (Bcm) at the Fuling gas field in the Sichuan Basin.
Since the week-over-week rig count from Sept. 30, the total tally of oil and gas rigs operating has increased by 17. According to Enverus, the rig count is up 12% in the last month, but down 64% in the last year.