ROCKY MOUNTAIN GIANTS-1: Rockies dominates US onshore in 'discovery' of 1990s giants

Click here to enlarge imageAs a result of new technology, the Greater Rocky Mountain Region (GRMR) has been the home to more giant fields "discovered" in the last 10 years than any other major US onshore province. Click here to enlarge imageWhat's more, it is one of only two provinces that have been growing in production during that time. Rocky Mountain and San Juan basin gas production have grown continuously (Figs. 1, 2). Note the major anticipated growth in new tight gas fields with increasing price (Fig. 3). Click here to enlarge imageAlthough recent advances in all technological aspects of exploration and exploitation have been important in this renaissance, equally important...

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