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Marcellus well backlog: How many are left and what does it mean?

Marcellus well backlog: How many are left and what does it mean?

Report summary

The pace of Marcellus production growth remains one of the key uncertainties impacting the short-term North American gas supply outlook. Production from the play surpassed 11 bcfd this month and has grown almost 3 bcfd during the last year. Nonetheless, available pipeline capacity continues to constrain the pace of growth in the play. Those pipeline constraints, combined with a phenomenal increase in rig productivity and well performance, have led to a large build-up of drilled but...

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  • Executive Summary
    • The confusion around the well backlog
    • Marcellus well backlogs: Waiting on both pipelines and completions
      • Company specifics influence the rate of backlog drawdown
    • Production impact from shadow supply sources

In this report there are 5 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive Summary
    • Chart 1. Pennsylvania DEP Unconventional well classification
    • Chart 2. Spud-date of non-producing wells (As of August 2013)
    • Chart 3. Company-specific well backlog
    • Chart 4. Marcellus drilling and well backlog
    • Chart 5. Impact of well backlog drawdown on Marcellus production
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