EM SC 240N
Energy and Sustainability in Contemporary Culture

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U.S. dry natural gas production by source in the Reference case, 1990–2040 (trillion cubic feet)
Shale gas and tight oil plays Tight gas Other Lower 48 offshore Coalbed methane Alaska
History 1990 1.57 2.21 8.10 5.33 0.22 0.38
1991 1.58 2.29 8.00 5.08 0.33 0.41
1992 1.56 2.43 8.00 4.95 0.50 0.41
1993 1.49 2.74 7.75 5.09 0.63 0.40
1994 1.44 2.93 7.79 5.39 0.74 0.52
1995 1.45 2.92 7.66 5.33 0.81 0.43
1996 1.51 2.99 7.54 5.53 0.84 0.44
1997 1.62 3.13 7.26 5.51 0.96 0.43
1998 1.72 3.25 7.13 5.45 1.05 0.43
1999 1.73 3.30 6.91 5.37 1.10 0.42
2000 1.77 3.51 7.09 5.17 1.22 0.42
2001 1.85 3.77 6.88 5.33 1.35 0.44
2002 1.87 3.89 6.57 4.75 1.42 0.43
2003 1.92 4.05 6.43 4.76 1.48 0.46
2004 1.92 4.18 6.31 4.22 1.52 0.44
2005 1.97 4.57 6.13 3.37 1.55 0.46
2006 2.20 5.02 6.14 3.10 1.63 0.42
2007 2.65 5.43 6.13 2.98 1.67 0.41
2008 3.35 5.96 6.17 2.68 1.77 0.37
2009 4.41 5.86 5.51 2.70 1.77 0.37
2010 6.16 5.60 5.07 2.44 1.69 0.35
2011 8.43 5.55 5.14 1.88 1.58 0.33
2012 10.05 5.38 5.26 1.57 1.45 0.33
2013 10.86 5.04 5.45 1.41 1.26 0.32
2014 12.29 4.81 5.79 1.36 1.16 0.32
2015 13.64 5.00 5.32 1.70 1.24 0.29
Projections 2016 14.29 4.91 5.35 1.43 1.09 0.30
2017 15.18 4.95 5.23 1.39 1.08 0.30
2018 15.96 4.99 5.10 1.43 1.08 0.30
2019 16.86 4.93 4.96 1.40 1.05 0.29
2020 17.96 4.92 4.90 1.39 1.04 0.29
2021 18.87 4.85 4.70 1.31 1.03 0.29
2022 19.80 4.92 4.62 1.24 1.02 0.29
2023 20.81 5.14 4.59 1.21 1.03 0.29
2024 21.79 5.30 4.48 1.21 1.02 0.29
2025 22.50 5.43 4.36 1.21 1.02 0.29
2026 23.07 5.50 4.24 1.21 1.01 0.28
2027 23.69 5.64 4.18 1.20 0.99 0.28
2028 24.17 5.78 4.07 1.23 0.97 0.28
2029 24.71 5.95 4.02 1.29 0.96 0.28
2030 25.16 6.08 3.97 1.33 0.94 0.28
2031 25.45 6.15 3.90 1.43 0.93 0.28
2032 25.80 6.18 3.87 1.45 0.91 0.28
2033 26.25 6.23 3.84 1.47 0.89 0.28
2034 26.66 6.24 3.80 1.59 0.88 0.28
2035 27.04 6.30 3.79 1.65 0.85 0.28
2036 27.50 6.36 3.80 1.71 0.84 0.28
2037 27.76 6.39 3.81 1.70 0.81 0.28
2038 28.12 6.44 3.82 1.68 0.80 0.28
2039 28.60 6.51 3.83 1.63 0.79 0.28
2040 29.00 6.55 3.85 1.67 0.78 0.28