Vast resource estimated in UK's Bowland-Hodder shale

08/05/2013
The following is the summary from the recent assessment by the British Geological Survey and UK Department of Energy and Climate Change of gas in place in the Bowland-Hodder shale in the central UK onshore (OGJ Online, June 27, 2013). Assessment of shale gas resources in the UK is in its infancy. This report summarizes the background geological knowledge and methodology which has enabled a preliminary in-place gas resource calculation to be undertaken for the Bowland-Hodder (Carboniferous) shale gas play across a large area of central Britain. The Bowland-Hodder shale gas play is the term used in this report for an amalgamation of shales of Visean to early Namurian age that includes the B...
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