PA Now Producing 20% of Nation’s Natural Gas

A few fun facts for this festive Friday. In 2016, the state of Pennsylvania produced 5.26 trillion (with a “t”) cubic feet of natural gas–roughly 20% of all natural gas produced in the U.S. last year. Amazing! What’s even more amazing is that 10 years ago, prior to the Marcellus, PA produced 176 billion cubic feet of natgas–or just 3% of the natgas PA produced last year. Behold the miracle of the Marcellus Shale! Here’s some more details about PA’s natgas production history…

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