U.S. shale oil initial production rates by basin 2010-2015

This statistic shows the initial production rates of tight oil in the Eagle Ford and North Dakota basins in the United States between 2010 and 2015. Tight oil is also known as shale oil, and is produced from petroleum-bearing permeable rock formations such as shale or tight sandstone. In 2015, the initial production rate of tight/shale oil in the Eagle Ford basin was 511 barrels of oil per day.

Initial production rates of selected United States shale oil basins from 2010 to 2015

Eagle FordNorth Dakota
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Release date

March 2016


Worldwide, United States

Survey time period

2010 to 2015

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