Louisiana witnessed a decrease of 0.84% in total oil and gas production to 18,71,455 boe/d in February 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s USL48 database.
The oil and gas production grew 29.9% in February 2022 from 14,40,676.59 boe/d in February 2021. On a YTD basis, the total oil and gas production in 2022 increased by 23.21% from the same period in 2021.
In February 2022, oil production grew 2.08% to 97,225.61 bd as against the previous month, while gas production declined by 1% to 10,290.53 mmcf/d.
On a YTD basis, oil production decreased by 2.13% in 2022 when compared with the same period in 2021, while gas production rose by 24.95%. Out of the total oil and gas production in February 2022, oil held a 5.2% share, while gas had a 94.8% share.
In Louisiana, Chesapeake Energy emerged as the largest oil and gas producer, recording a total oil and gas production at 3,94,500.77 boe/d in February 2022, a decrease of 0.12% from the previous month. The company held a 1.43% share in oil production and 22.16% share in gas production in February 2022.
On a YTD basis, the company registered a 16.67% increase in total oil and gas production from the same period in 2021.
Compared with other counties in Louisiana, De Soto county recorded the highest oil and gas production, holding a 31.82% share in February 2022. The county witnessed a 0.82% decrease in production to 5,95,511.07 boe/d in February 2022 when compared with the previous month.
On a YTD basis, De Soto registered an increase of 3.9% in total production from the same period in 2021.
All publicly announced wells data are included in this analysis, which is drawn from GlobalData’s USL48 database that provides insights into oil and gas permits and wells as disclosed by state ministry sites.
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