Louisiana witnessed a decrease of 0.07% in total oil and gas production to 18,87,329.63 boe/d in January 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s USL48 database.
The oil and gas production grew 17.21% in January 2022 from 16,10,157.39 boe/d in January 2021. On a YTD basis, the total oil and gas production in 2022 increased by 17.21% from the same period in 2021.
In January 2022, oil production declined 9.04% to 95,242.52 bd as against the previous month, while gas production up by 0.46% to 10,394.11 mmcf/d.
On a YTD basis, oil production decreased by 7.57% in 2022 when compared with the same period in 2021, while gas production rose by 18.91%. Out of the total oil and gas production in January 2022, oil held a 5.05% share, while gas had a 94.95% share.
In Louisiana, Chesapeake Energy emerged as the largest oil and gas producer, recording a total oil and gas production at 3,94,982.65 boe/d in January 2022 from the previous month. The company held a 1.06% share in oil production and 21.98% share in gas production in January 2022.
On a YTD basis, the company registered a 9.96% 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 31.81% share in January 2022. The county witnessed in production to 6,00,420.42 boe/d in January 2022 when compared with the previous month.
On a YTD basis, De Soto registered a decline of 1.27% 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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