US Crude Oil, Natgas Reserves Both Rose Over 9% In 2013

The Marcellus shale in Pennsylvania and West Virginia accounted for 70 percent of the increase in proved gas reserves. The increase in Pennsylvania alone was 13.5 tcf, the largest increase in the nation.

While U.S. oil and gas reserves and production increased in 2013, EIA said imports of both crude and gas declined by near 10 percent and 8 percent, respectively.

(Reporting by Scott DiSavino, Editing by Franklin Paul; and Peter Galloway)


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