Shale Profits at Risk in the Southern Plains & Gulf States

Drilling for oil in 19 shale regions loses money at $75 a barrel, according to calculations by Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Those areas pumped about 413,000 barrels a day, according to the latest data available from Drillinginfo Inc. and company presentations.

Published Nov. 20, 2014

Source: Drillinginfo, company data, Bloomberg New Energy Finance, U.S. Energy Information Administration

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