CHINA'S ENDOWMENT—2: China assesses unconventional land oil shale, oil sands, coal gas resources

The China National Petroleum Assessment (2003-07) evaluated coalbed methane, oil shale, and oil sands resources in Chinese onshore basins.CBM recoverable resources in China are 11 trillion cu m. CBM resources are mainly distributed in 11 large basins (including Ordos, Qinshui, and Erlian). China's CBM production is forecast to reach nearly 30 billion cu m in 2030.Resources of shale oil are 243.2 billion tons, and recoverable resources of shale oil are 12 billion tons in 25 evaluated basins. Nine basins (including Songliao, Ordos, and Lunpola) contain more than 100 million tons of recoverable shale oil resources. China's shale oil production is predicted to attain 6 million tons in 2030.Ch...

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