Despite experiencing some of the lowest prices in two decades, natural gas production continues to grow at an extraordinary rate. Improvements in drilling efficiency, lingering high-priced hedges and a favorable oil-to-gas ratio are among the factors that have helped accelerate U.S. natural gas production. However, these same factors have contributed to such a degree that growth is unsustainable due to storage and pipeline limitations.
BENTEK’s Market Alert, The Sky Is the Limit? U.S. Shale Gas Soars!
, details the issues U.S. production growth face as the industry responds to the challenge of oversupply. This report highlights ways producers have set the stage to enter into a long period of substantial growth by fundamentally changing the economics of their business.
As the fourth installment of the Forward Curve Suite™
, this report also includes a five-year forecast for the shale gas industry and predicts how domestic production will fare by 2015.
The Forward Curve Suite
is a BENTEK report series that examines the top natural gas market issues for the 2010-15 timeframe. This market analysis package includes BENTEK's Forward Curve Quarterly™
and a five-part Market Alert series. The Forward Curve Quarterly
is a quarterly assessment of U.S. supply, demand and prices for the upcoming five-year term.