Selected spreadsheet from EIA. Natural gas storage is currently at a 5 year minimum and not being reported by anyone in the media.

The spreadsheet below shows production divided by wells. Energy Returned on Energy Invested is much lower than the 1970's. 167 bcf per well in 1973 and 52 bcf per well today. 60-65% are traditional natural gas wells which have much lower EROEI (Energy Return on Energy Invested). Shale gas requires much more energy (carbon and millions of gallons of water) to extract natural gas. Tight or shale oil requires a great deal of natural gas.

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Suggested Links:

Natural Gas Spike in Boston

The Economist, Yesterday's Fuel

Water shortages in Texas and Fracking


Possible energy crisis 2014-2016



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