Natural gas orgas extraction costs can vary dramatically.
The best estimate is between $1,000 and $2,000 per pound, according to the Natural Gas Association of America.
It says that’s a conservative estimate.
If you’re looking for a more specific figure, check out the Energy Information Administration’s table below, which shows that natural gas extraction costs have increased by roughly 15 percent since 2005.
Source: Energy Information Agency/Natural Gas Association