Top 40 U.S. Natural Gas Producers for Q2 2011

The table below details the natural gas producers who recorded the largest daily natural gas production numbers during Q2 according to data compiled by the Natural Gas Supply Association.

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                               Q2    % of        Q1   QOQ %        Q2   YOY %
                             2011   Total      2011  Change      2010  Change
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                            ------ Daily U.S. Natural Gas Production ------
Total                      32,377   100.0%   32,141     0.7%   29,000    11.6%
 Exxon Mobil                3,842    11.9%    3,904    -1.6%    1,412   172.1%
 Chesapeake Energy          2,575     8.0%    2,703    -4.7%    2,497     3.1%
 Anadarko                   2,326     7.2%    2,412    -3.6%    2,324     0.1%
 Devon Energy               2,029     6.3%    1,964     3.3%    1,982     2.4%
 Encana                     1,864     5.8%    1,801     3.5%    1,875    -0.6%
 BP                         1,833     5.7%    1,905    -3.8%    2,240   -18.2%
 ConocoPhillips             1,651     5.1%    1,589     3.9%    1,822    -9.4%


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                               Q2    % of        Q1   QOQ %        Q2   YOY %
                             2011   Total      2011  Change      2010  Change
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                            ------ Daily U.S. Natural Gas Production ------
 Southwestern Energy        1,347     4.2%    1,277     5.5%    1,077    25.1%
 Chevron                    1,299     4.0%    1,270     2.3%    1,317    -1.4%
 Williams Energy            1,203     3.7%    1,155     4.2%    1,110     8.4%
 EOG Resources              1,114     3.4%    1,134    -1.8%    1,069     4.2%
 Royal Dutch Shell            903     2.8%    1,003   -10.0%    1,145   -21.1%
 Apache                       880     2.7%      858     2.6%      675    30.4%
 Petrohawk Energy             841     2.6%      743    13.2%      599    40.4%
 Occidental                   761     2.4%      734     3.7%      681    11.7%
 El Paso Energy               629     1.9%      630    -0.2%      590     6.6%
 Ultra Petroleum              627     1.9%      600     4.5%      554    13.2%
 QEP Resources                626     1.9%      657    -4.7%      526    19.0%
 Newfield Exploration         516     1.6%      503     2.6%      564    -8.5%
 Exco Resources               489     1.5%      395    23.8%      281    74.0%
 EQT Resources                482     1.5%      446     8.1%      360    33.9%
 Cabot Oil & Gas              474     1.5%      404    17.3%      318    49.1%

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                               Q2    % of        Q1   QOQ %        Q2   YOY %
                             2011   Total      2011  Change      2010  Change
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                            ------ Daily U.S. Natural Gas Production ------
 Noble Energy                 378     1.2%      382    -1.0%      414    -8.7%
 Range Resources              361     1.1%      430   -16.0%      382    -5.5%
 Pioneer Natural              337     1.0%      325     3.7%      334     0.9%
 Cimarex Energy               325     1.0%      328    -0.9%      371   -12.4%
 Marathon                     315     1.0%      368   -14.4%      334    -5.7%
 Plains Exploration           301     0.9%      269    11.9%      243    23.9%
 SM Energy Company            263     0.8%      242     8.7%      n/a      n/a
 Quicksilver Resources        258     0.8%      248     4.0%      207    24.6%
 Forest Oil                   241     0.7%      254    -5.1%      286   -15.7%
 Energen Resources            196     0.6%      193     1.6%      194     1.0%
 SandRidge Energy             189     0.6%      192    -1.6%      212   -10.8%
 Linn Energy                  169     0.5%      n/a      n/a      n/a      n/a
 W&T Offshore                 145     0.4%      132     9.8%      135     7.4%
 McMoRan Exploration          127     0.4%      130    -2.3%      108    17.6%
 MDU Resources                124     0.4%      131    -5.3%      141   -12.1%
 Unit Corporation             120     0.4%      114     5.3%      107    12.1%
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                               Q2    % of        Q1   QOQ %        Q2   YOY %
                             2011   Total      2011  Change      2010  Change
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 Stone Energy                 117     0.4%      106    10.4%      122    -4.1%
 Hess Corporation             100     0.3%      106    -5.7%      102    -2.0%
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NOTE: Levels in millions cubic feet per day

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