Lower 48


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Lower Forty-Eight

or lower forty-eight or Lower 48 or lower 48
The United States aside from Alaska and Hawaii; the 48 contiguous states of the United States.

Lower 48

(ˈloʊ ər)
n.
the 48 contiguous states of the U.S.
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* Grew production from the Lower 48 Big 3 unconventionals by 26 percent year-over-year.
CEO William Retrepo says: "In the U.S., our strategy of deploying the highest-specification rigs to the industry's most demanding customers has been successful, as demonstrated by our Lower 48 results.
At peak, it will feel more like midwinter than early spring for much of the Lower 48.
Demand for qualified truck drivers in the Lower 48 has been so strong in recent years that some of the big national trucking companies have come to Alaska to look for labor.
"When the Lower 48 states were being developed, they didn't need to deal with today's onerous regulatory restrictions.
In the STEO, EIA publishes crude oil production projections for Alaska, the Federal Gulf of Mexico, and the aggregated Lower 48 states.
Traeger culinary director Matthew Domingo (at left) will also fly out to help demo the grill before cooking a recipe at the home of one lucky winner in the Lower 48 (a prize package worth $3,000).
Oil production in the Lower 48, excluding the Gulf of Mexico, will rise at least until end-2017 even if the price falls to the $40s or even the $30s.
By the end of next year, US LNG export capacity in the lower 48 states will top 6 billion cubic feet per day (bcfd), or 8 percent of the country's domestic consumption, up from zero at the beginning of 2016.
Embark will work closely with airports, communities, and other regional partners to build co-operative advertising and promotional programs to support PenAir's growing Lower 48 Network.
Production fell 156,000 barrels per day (bpd) to 340,000 bpd, while output in the Lower 48 States decreased 38,000 bpd to 8.088 mbpd.
gas production, tight gas accounts for 20%, and offshore production from the Lower 48 states accounts for 8%.