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North American Liquids Production Likely to Decrease This Year

April 29, 2016
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Rystad Energy’s latest research shows that 2016 will be the first year in which we see a decline in liquids production from North American shale oil and tight liquids plays. Some key plays will face a net decrease in liquids production year-over-year. 2016 production from Eagle Ford and Bakken is estimated to drop by 12% and 9%, respectively, compared to 2015. From 2010 to 2015, the top four shale liquids plays have grown by 860 kboe/d on average, with the highest increase coming from the Eagle Ford Shale.



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Rystad Energy’s headquarters are located in Oslo, Norway, with additional research teams in India. Further presence has been established in Norway (Stavanger), the UK (London), USA (New York & Houston), Russia (Moscow), Brazil (Rio de Janeiro), Africa as well as South East Asia.