Average production profiles for shale gas wells in major U.S. shale plays by years of operation (million cubic feet per year)
This is a line graph. The x-axis is million cubic feet per year and goes from 1,750 to 0. The y-axis is year of operation and includes data points for years 1, 5, 10, 15, and 20.
There are 5 lines. One each for Haynesville, Eagle Ford, Woodford, Marcellus, and Fayetteville. They all fall precipitously in the first 5 years of operation and end near zero by year 20.
- Haynesville begins at 1,750
- Eagle Ford begins around 1,200
- Woodford begins around 750
- Marcellus and Fayetteville both begin around 450