U.S. crude oil production in September rose to a new record of 12.46 million barrels per day (MMbbl/d) from 12.397 MMbbl/d in August, the U.S. government said in a monthly report on Nov. 29.
The U.S. has become the world's largest oil producer as technological advances have increased production from shale formations.
Oil output in Texas rose 72,000 bbl/d in September, while production in North Dakota and the Gulf of Mexico fell during the month. Production also climbed in Oklahoma and Alaska.
U.S. gasoline demand fell 652,000 bbl/d in the month to 9.2 MMbbl/d. U.S. demand for distillate fuels, including diesel, fell 87,000 bbl/d to 3.9 MMbbl/d, according to the report.
Meanwhile, monthly gross natural gas production in the lower 48 U.S. states rose to an all-time high of 104.8 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in September from the prior record of 104.2 Bcf/d in August, according to the EIA's 914 report.
In Texas, the biggest gas producing state, output increased 1% to a fresh record high of 29 Bcf/d in September.
In Pennsylvania, the second-biggest gas-producing state, output rose 0.1% to a record 19.24 Bcf/d in September from the prior all-time high of 19.22 Bcf/d in August.
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