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Shale plays first come to mind when one considers unconventional resources. These unconventional resource plays may yield natural gas, gas condensates, and crude oil. Some of the more noteworthy shale plays in North America include the Barnett, Haynesville, Marcellus, Eagle Ford, Fayetteville, Woodford, Bakken, Niobrara, Horn River, Permian Basin, and Utica formations. Tight gas, coalbed methane, oil sands, and heavy oil are non-shale unconventional resources.

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Unconventional Oil & Gas Report

October 2014
Volume 2, Issue 5

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Momentum shifts in favor of development in Colorado

-Momentum appears to be shifting in the oil and gas industry's favor in Colorado after Gov. ...

Texas earthquakes prompt regulators to take action

A series of unusual earthquakes in North Texas is prompting state regulators to look closely...

Crude-by-rail safety standards call for better tank cars, reduced speeds

The US Department of Transportation has proposed new rules for transporting crude by rail th...

Marathon Oil sees promise in Oklahoma's Scoop, Stack plays

Marathon Oil Corp. is using extended-reach laterals to improve initial production rates in t...

Illinois shale exploration remains in limbo as regulators consider draft fracing rules

Illinois is making progress toward a regulatory framework for hydraulic fracturing after the...

Latest Oil & Gas Journal Unconventional News

AEP unit to acquire Wolfcamp acreage for $726 million

Oct 30, 2014

American Energy–Permian Basin LLC (AEPB), an affiliate of Oklahoma City-based American Energy Partners LP (AEP), has completed or entered into definitive agreements with multiple parties to acquire acreage in the Wolfcamp shale of the central Midland basin, primarily in Reagan County, Tex., for $726 million.

Report for API quantifies new technologies’ 2013 US economic benefits

Oct 30, 2014

Innovations in hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling that have driven the energy renaissance in the US were responsible for about 48% of the nation’s crude oil production and shaved as much as 94¢/gal off of fuel prices in 2013, according to a recent report commissioned by the American Petroleum Institute.

Induced seismicity research effort identifies information gaps

Oct 30, 2014

A federally coordinated effort to determine whether oil and gas activities are related to growing reports of induced seismic activity has identified several information gaps that need to be closed, speakers said during an Oct. 30 briefing at the US Energy Association.

PwC: US oil, gas transaction value hits 10-year high in 3Q

Oct 29, 2014

Driven by a rise in billion-dollar deals, midstream activity, and interest in upstream shale plays from foreign buyers, mergers and acquisitions in the US oil and gas industry reached the highest levels in the past decade during the third quarter, according to a quarterly report from PwC US Energy Practice.

MARKET WATCH: NYMEX oil prices gain modestly pending inventory report

Oct 29, 2014

Crude oil prices for December delivery rose modestly on the New York market Oct. 27 pending the weekly government petroleum inventory report, which showed another gain in US oil supplies, and industry spokesmen discussed how low oil prices might slow tight-oil production.

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