U.S. shale oil and natural gas production is expected to decline across all of the country’s major regions in July.
The U.S. Energy Information Administration said Monday that shale oil and gas production is expected to drop across all seven major regions next month.
Total oil production across the seven major regions is projected to drop from 4.84 million barrels per day in June to 4.72 million bpd in July.
Total shale gas production from the seven plays is expected to dip from 46.22 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in June to 45.73 Bcf/d in July.
According to Reuters, the decline marks the seventh straight month that U.S. shale oil production has fallen.
Oil production in the Bakken region is projected to fall by 32,000 bpd to 1.01 million bpd in July while gas production in the play is expected to decline by 26 million cubic feet per day (Mcf/d) to 1.63 Bcf/d.
Oil production in the Eagle Ford play is projected to fall by 63,000 bpd to 1.15 million bpd in July.
Gas production in the Eagle Ford is projected to decline by 211 Mcf/d to 6.11 Bcf/d in July, the largest projected decline of all seven regions.
Gas production in the Haynesville play is expected to drop to 5.93 Bcf/d, down 53 Mcf/d from June.
Shale gas production in the Marcellus region is expected to decline by 51 Mcf/d to 17.45 Bcf/d in July.
Shale oil production in both the Haynesville and Marcellus regions is expected to dip by 1,000 barrels per day from June to July.
Gas production in the Niobrara region is expected to fall by 77 Mcf/d to 4.03 Bcf/d and oil production in the region is projected to decline by 14,000 bpd to 384,000 bpd.
Oil production in the Permian region is projected to tumble by 7,000 barrels per day from June to July while natural gas production in the region is expected to drop by 54 Mcf/d to 6.91 Bcf/d.
Oil production in the Utica region is projected to hold steady from June to July while natural gas production is expected to fall by 4 Mcf/d to 3.66 Bcf/d.
The seven regions included in the report accounted for 92 percent of U.S. domestic oil production growth and all domestic natural gas production growth from 2001 to 2014, according to the EIA.