2012 US Domestic Crude Oil Production by Region Chart

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

2012 US Domestic Crude Oil Production by Region Chart

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In 2012, U.S. crude production averaged approximately 6,497 thousand barrels per day, reaching levels not seen since the mid-1990’s. Domestic crude production had not exceeded 6,000 thousand barrels per day since 1998.

Seven major areas accounted for 50% of crude production for the year, led by the Permian Basin, Bakken and Eagle Ford respectively as shown in the chart above.

Average daily production by basin for 2012 was as follows:

Region Production (bbl/d)
Anadarko 272,199
Appalachia 28,963
Bakken 685,176
Eagle Ford 630,105
Haynesville 52,437
Niobrara 201,469
Permian 1,188,109
Other 3,033,381

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