Texas Leads the Country in Natural Gas Production

Aug 22, 2013

Credit State Impact Texas

State Impact Texas reported that Texas has about 23 percent of the country’s natural gas reserves.  Horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” has allowed more production than any other state.

The map shows natural gas production from June 2012 to June 2013.  It reveals the most intense production occurs in the Eagle Ford ShaleBarnett Shale, and Permian Basin

The data is from the Railroad Commission of Texas’ data query feature.