Attached are a set of graphs that show historical natural gas production thru January 2010 for the US and several key states. Total US production in January was 63.4 Bcfd which was a 0.9% increase from December. Overall gas production in the US has remained relatively flat since July 2008 despite the lower gas rig count. Most states remained virtually unchanged with the Gulf of Mexico, Louisiana & Other States accounting for the 0.6 Bcfd production increase from December.
Louisiana gas production was 5.3 Bcfd in January which is a 1.5 Bcfd increase since December 2008.