The Haynesville Shale and the Appalachian Basin will lead continued growth in domestic natural gas production from November to December, with output from seven key U.S. regions set to rise more than 500 MMcf/d month/month to nearly 96 Bcf/d, according to updated modeling from the Energy Information Administration (EIA).

EIA production outlook

In its latest Drilling Productivity Report (DPR), published Monday, EIA said it expects total natural gas output from the seven key U.S. producing regions to reach 95.687 Bcf/d in December, a 564 MMcf/d sequential increase.

The seven regions tracked in EIA’s DPR include the Haynesville and Appalachia regions, the Anadarko and Permian basins, and the Bakken, Eagle Ford and Niobrara shales.

The Haynesville is expected to post the largest monthly increase from...