1. Major Developments in the US Lower 48, 2020

2. US Lower 48, Historical Production and Short-Term Outlook
2.1 US Lower 48, Historical Production and Short-Term Outlook, 2018-2025

3. US Lower 48, Recent Developments and Trends among Major Shale Plays
3.1 Well Development Activity, January - June 2021
3.2 Rig Count, January - June 2021
3.3 Drilled Uncompleted Wells, January - June 2021
3.4 Well Permits, January - June 2021
3.5 Deals, January - June 2021

4. US Lower 48, Economic Viability
4.1 Crude Oil Breakeven Price across Major Shale Plays
4.2 Natural Gas Breakeven Price by Major Shale Plays
4.3 US Lower 48, Well Productivity
4.4 US Lower 48, Well Completion
4.5 US Lower 48, Cost Trend

5. US Lower 48, Analysis of Top Companies
5.1 Total Net Acreage of Major Operators
5.2 Hydrocarbon Production of Major Companies, 2020
5.3 Planned Capital Expenditure for Major Operators in 2021
5.4 Break-even Crude Oil Price of Major Operators
5.5 Break-even Gas Price of Major Operators

6. Mergers and Acquisition Activity in the US Lower 48, 2020 - 2021
6.1 Overview of M&A Activity

7. Appendix
7.1 Abbreviations
7.2 Methodology
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List of Tables
Table 1: Net acreage of major companies in the US, by shale play, 2021
Table 2: Crude oil and condensate production of major operators by shale plays, 2021 (mbd)
Table 3: Natural gas production of major operators by shale plays, 2021 (mmcfd)
Table 4: Planned Capital Expenditure by Major Companies, 2020-21 (US$ million)
Table 5: Crude oil break-even prices of major operators by shale plays, 2021 (US$/bbl)
Table 6: Natural gas break-even prices of major operators by shale plays, 2021 (US$/mcf)
Table 7: US Lower 48, Major Deals by Oil and Gas Companies, 2020-2021

List of Figures
Figure 1: Crude oil production in the US, 2017-2021
Figure 2: Rig count in the US shale and West Texas Intermediate (WTI) price trend, 2017-2021
Figure 3: Rig count and oil production outlook in the US shale, 2020-2030
Figure 4: Annual crude oil production outlook across major shale plays, 2018-2025
Figure 5: Annual natural gas production across major shale plays, 2018-2025
Figure 6: Wells developed across major US shale plays, January - June 2021
Figure 7: Rig count across major US shale plays, January - June 2021
Figure 8: DUC wells count in major shale plays, January - June 2021
Figure 9: Well permits and wells drilled in major shale plays, January - June 2021
Figure 10: Deals announced in major shale plays, January - June 2021
Figure 11: Crude oil break-even price across major US oil shale plays
Figure 12: Natural gas break-even price across major US gas shale plays
Figure 13: Crude oil IP30 rates of major shale plays, January 2019 - June 2021
Figure 14: Natural gas IP30 rates of major shale plays, January 2019 - June 2021
Figure 15: Crude oil EUR by major shale plays, January 2019 - June 2021
Figure 16: Natural gas EUR by major shale plays, January 2019 - June 2021
Figure 17: Average lateral length by major shale plays, January 2019 - June 2021
Figure 18: Average proppant mass by major shale plays, January 2019 - June 2021
Figure 19: Average proppant mass per lateral length by major shale plays, January 2019 - June 2021
Figure 20: Average well costs by major shale plays, January 2019 - June 2021
Figure 21: Average well costs per lateral length by major shale plays, January 2019 - June 2021
Figure 22: Average production cost by major shale plays, January 2019 - June 2021

Companies Mentioned
- DJ Basin
- Permian Basin
- Midland Basin
- Delaware Basin
- Eagle Ford
- Bakken
- Marcellus
- Utica
- Haynesville
- Scoop Stack
- Appalachian Basin
- Williston Basin