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U.S. Drilling Productivity
January 2007 -
July 2019

Anadarko  Appalachia  Bakken    Eagle Ford    Haynesville    Niobrara    Permian
    
Implied August Change at Current Rig Count
Oil Breakeven Rig Count 06/14/2019
Barrels
per day
per rig
Monthly
barrels
per day
Play Breakeven Current Difference Jul-2019 Change
Anadarko 110 92 -18 429 (7,695)
Appalachia 52 76 24 144 3,391
Bakken 49 56 7 1,413 9,358
Eagle Ford 88 87 -1 1,336 (1,669)
Haynesville 50 58 8 26 209
Niobrara 45 52 7 1,210 8,980
Permian 376 441 65 698 45,292
Total 771 862 91
57,865
Gas Breakeven Rig Count 06/14/2019
Mcf
per day
per rig
Monthly
Bcf
per day
Play Breakeven Current Difference Jul-2019 Change
Anadarko 111 92 -19 2,858 (0.054)
Appalachia 58 76 18 15,930 0.287
Bakken 47 56 9 2,044 0.018
Eagle Ford 89 87 -2 4,860 (0.010)
Haynesville 36 58 22 10,946 0.241
Niobrara 41 52 11 4,262 0.047
Permian 282 441 159 1,333 0.212
Total 666 862 198
0.741
Production
Oil Production (1,000 barrels / day) Lower 48

Jul-2019 Jun-2019 Change % Change
Anadarko 554 561 -7 -1.2%
Appalachia 138 134 4 3.1%
Bakken 1,439 1,428 11 0.8%
Eagle Ford 1,390 1,393 -3 -0.2%
Haynesville 43 43 0 0.4%
Niobrara 730 720 10 1.4%
Permian 4,226 4,171 55 1.3%
Shale Plays 8,521 8,450 70 0.8%
Other 3,277 3,267 10 0.3%
Total 11,798 11,718 80 0.7%
Natural Gas Production (Bcf / day) Lower 48

Jul-2019 Jun-2019 Change % Change
Anadarko 7.39 7.44 -0.05 -0.7%
Appalachia 32.44 32.10 0.35 1.1%
Bakken 2.98 2.96 0.02 0.7%
Eagle Ford 6.80 6.82 -0.02 -0.2%
Haynesville 11.52 11.30 0.22 1.9%
Niobrara 5.55 5.50 0.05 0.9%
Permian 14.69 14.46 0.23 1.6%
Shale Plays 81.36 80.56 0.80 1.0%
Other 17.14 17.29 -0.15 -0.9%
Total 98.50 97.85 0.65 0.7%
Production Annual Change
Oil Production (1,000 barrels / day) Lower 48

Jul-2019 Jul-2018 Change % Change
Anadarko 554 522 32 6.1%
Appalachia 138 113 25 21.9%
Bakken 1,439 1,279 160 12.5%
Eagle Ford 1,390 1,295 95 7.3%
Haynesville 43 41 3 7.1%
Niobrara 730 598 132 22.0%
Permian 4,226 3,450 776 22.5%
Shale Plays 8,521 7,298 1,223 16.8%
Other 3,277 3,243 34 1.1%
Total 11,798 10,541 1,257 11.9%
Natural Gas Production (Bcf / day)

Jul-2019 Jul-2018 Change % Change
Anadarko 7.39 7.15 0.24 3.4%
Appalachia 32.44 27.98 4.46 15.9%
Bakken 2.98 2.42 0.55 22.9%
Eagle Ford 6.80 6.47 0.33 5.1%
Haynesville 11.52 8.96 2.56 28.6%
Niobrara 5.55 4.85 0.70 14.4%
Permian 14.69 11.62 3.07 26.4%
Shale Plays 81.36 69.45 11.91 17.2%
Other 17.14 19.50 -2.36 -12.1%
Total 98.50 88.95 9.55 10.7%
Productivity
Oil Production ( barrels / day / rig)

Jul-2019 Jun-2019 Change % Change
Anadarko 429 424 5 1.2%
Appalachia 144 144 0 0.0%
Bakken 1,413 1,409 4 0.3%
Eagle Ford 1,336 1,334 2 0.1%
Haynesville 26 26 0 0.0%
Niobrara 1,210 1,209 1 0.1%
Permian 698 679 19 2.8%
Natural Gas Production (Mcf / day / rig)

Jul-2019 Jun-2019 Change % Change
Anadarko 2,858 2,855 3 0.1%
Appalachia 15,930 15,930 0 0.0%
Bakken 2,044 2,029 15 0.8%
Eagle Ford 4,860 4,844 17 0.3%
Haynesville 10,946 10,807 140 1.3%
Niobrara 4,262 4,251 11 0.3%
Permian 1,333 1,322 11 0.8%
Productivity Annual Change
Oil Production ( barrels / day / rig)

Jul-2019 Jul-2018 Change % Change
Anadarko 429 380 49 12.8%
Appalachia 144 140 4 2.8%
Bakken 1,413 1,386 27 1.9%
Eagle Ford 1,336 1,372 (36) -2.6%
Haynesville 26 25 0 1.8%
Niobrara 1,210 1,168 42 3.6%
Permian 698 631 67 10.7%
Natural Gas Production (Mcf / day / rig)

Jul-2019 Jul-2018 Change % Change
Anadarko 2,858 2,804 55 1.9%
Appalachia 15,930 16,257 (327) -2.0%
Bakken 2,044 1,794 250 14.0%
Eagle Ford 4,860 4,722 138 2.9%
Haynesville 10,946 8,946 2,001 22.4%
Niobrara 4,262 4,118 144 3.5%
Permian 1,333 1,289 44 3.4%
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