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New York Natural Gas Production Dipped by 15 Percent in 2012

On July 1, 2013 the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) released its annual oil and natural gas production data for 2012.  While oil production in New York increased by 1%, the 2012 reported total gas production of 26.424 billion cubic feet (bcf), representing a decrease of 15 percent from 2011’s posted production of 31.1 bcf.  The 2012 natural gas production was the lowest level in New York since 2000’s production of  17.8 bcf.