Texas production data show rapid gas depletion

Gary S. Swindell Gary S. Swindell & Associates Dallas Gas-well producing rates in Texas from newer wells have a significantly sharper decline in the early years compared to wells completed in the 1970s and 1980s. This suggests that increased drilling will be necessary to sustain the state's gas production. These results are from a study made to gain insight on how U.S. production-decline rates have changed in the last 30 years. This understanding on deliverability from new wells is important for determining how many new wells have to be completed to sustain U.S. gas production rates. Although natural gas reserves' information available from the En...

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