Natural Gas

Proved reserves, natural gas 1977-2009 — Units: Cubic feet Colorado’s total natural gas reserves.

Last update
03/06/2012

Natural gas production
1960-2010
Units: Cubic feet

Colorado historical natural gas production (dry). Wellhead pricing (in 2009 $) for reference.

Last update
03/06/2012

Natural gas value (estimated)
1960-2010
Units: $

Estimated value of natural gas produced in Colorado from 1960 to 2010. Values for 1960 through 1999 are calculated on less accurate annual means for both pricing and volume.

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update
03/06/2012

Natural gas sales
2000-2011
Units: Cubic feet

Total natural gas sales in Colorado from 2000 to 2011. Non-coalbed methane gas production has been increasing since 2000. Gas sales will often be marginally less than gas production as some natural gas is used for operations or simply flared.

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update
11/15/2012

Colorado weighted average gas price (composite index)
2000-2011
Units: $

Colorado natural gas pricing as weighted composite index for 2000 through 2011. Prices are often at a discount to Henry Hub pricing.

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update
11/15/2012

2010

Natural gas production by county
2010
Units: Cubic feet

Natural gas production by county for 2010. Garfield and La Plata counties are the largest natural gas producers, with ~20% and 13% of the state’s total production respectively. Generated graph is on a logarithmic scale.

Last update
03/06/2012

U.S. natural gas production by state
2010
Units: Cubic feet

Colorado was ranked 6th in the U.S. for natural gas production in 2010.

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update
03/06/2012

Colorado proved gas reserves
2010
Units: Cubic feet

Colroado’s proved dry gas reserves grew by nearly 1 Tcf in 2010 (4%)to just over 24 Tcf in total.

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update
11/15/2012

2011

Natural gas production by county
2011
Units: Cubic feet

Natural gas production by county for 2011. Three counties – Garfield, La Plata, and Weld – each produced over 100 Bcf. Generated graph is on a logarithmic scale.

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update
11/15/2012

Regional Natural Gas Prices
2011
Units: $

Natural gas pricing for Colorado in $ per million Btu. Regions include the NW Pipeline RM for the Northwest, El Paso SJB for Southwest, and CIG Rockies for the East.

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update
11/15/2012