Nebraska's production by county is best represented by the map. Historical numbers are in the following data table. Totals can be viewed in the report Natural Gas Production.
In recent years, natural gas production has been falling since 2008, which was the year that natural gas production peaked at 3,083,488 thousand cubic feet and the price of natural gas began decreasing.
In 2013, Cheyenne County took over being the leader in natural gas production of all the counties with Chase County a close second. From 2008 to 2012, Chase County had been the leader.