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Energy in the 11th District
The Eleventh District is home to four important oil and natural gas producing regions that have been significantly impacted by the Shale Boom: the Permian Basin, Barnett Shale, Haynesville Shale and Eagle Ford Shale. In 2012, these areas accounted for 25 percent of U.S. oil supply and 28 percent of U.S. natural gas supply. They also produced the majority of oil and natural gas in the Eleventh District, accounting for 87 percent of the District's oil production and 77 percent of the District's gas production. Click on each region in the map below to learn more about its history and how drilling has affected economic activity in the area in recent years.