A recent study has estimated that nine US and Canada shale -gas plays may produce as much as 24 bcfd by 2018. Click here to enlarge image The Oct. 6, 2008, Tristone Capital Inc. study
The oil and gas industry continues working to develop unconventional plays in British Columbia and Alberta, particularly oil and liquids with an emphasis toward the Duvernay and Montney in the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin (WCSB).
will grow quickly, particularly in the Middle East, Asia, and the US. Shale gas resources Except in the US and Canada , shale gas resources have yet to be significantly developed, but major shale gas basins have been identified in many regions
interview at Gastech in London this week. These new volumes and the diversity of their sources—US shale gas, Western Canada shale , and offshore Mozambique—offer potential buyers a range of supply options they have not had for some time, Tomnay
chief executive officer, told the World Gas Conference on June 5. He compared the potential of Chinese shale to US and Canada shale operations, noting China's shale is geologically more complex than in the US. Shell reports promising early results
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