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  • Tapping the shale

    Growth in scientific knowledge seems to lead to an exacerbation in debate over politically sensitive issues rather than resolution? Nuclear power, global warming, vaccination, creationism, fracking…the list goes on. There are at least two possible explanations. First, controversies arise because of the complexity of nature. Secondly, politics and power drive ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Next steps for shale gas production

    Large scale shale gas production by the 2020s could boost the UK’s energy security, contribute to economic growth, create thousands of jobs and plough almost £1 billion back to local communities through benefit schemes, an independent assessment has found. In addition, the Government has published a regulatory roadmap for shale gas which sets out the series of permits and permissions ...

  • Shale Gas Market Prospects in Europe

    GBI Research, a leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research, “Shale Gas Market Prospects in Europe - Poland Set to Lead Regional Development Backed by Government Support to Domestic as well as International Players for Fracking”. The study, which is an offering from the company’s Energy Research Group, provides an in-depth analysis of shale gas ...


  • Questions and answers on the shale gas initiative

    Why is there a need for EU action on hydrocarbons using high-volume hydraulic fracturing (e.g shale gas)? In Europe, geological estimates show hydrocarbons resources such as shale gas spread across the borders of Member States. Environmental impacts and risks do not respect national borders: impacts in one country can give rise to, or worsen, pollution problems in other countries. This is ...

  • Fayetteville Shale in the US, 2012 - Gas Shale Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2020

    GlobalData''s new report "Fayetteville Shale in the US, 2012 - Gas Shale Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2020" provides insight into the shale gas exploration and development activities in the Fayetteville shale. The report provides an overview of the location, infrastructure and exploration and development activities of the Fayetteville shale. The report also provides details of the major ...


  • Antrim Shale in the US - Oil and Gas Shale Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2020

    This report is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialist, to provide insight into oil and gas exploration and development potential in the Antrim shale. It also provides details of key exploration areas and major companies exploring various fields in the Antrim shale. The report also highlights the parameters for exploration and production, discusses major drilling ...


  • Effects of shale gas development on water quality: experiences from the Marcellus Shale

    The impact of shale gas development on surface water quality has been explored in a recent study. Focusing on the Pennsylvania portion of the Marcellus Shale formation (which stretches from West Virginia to the Canadian border), the researchers conclude that shale gas wells and the treatment of shale gas extraction waste have measurable impacts on downstream surface water quality. The ...

  • Fayetteville Shale in the US, 2011 - Gas Shale Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2020

    The Fayetteville shale, in a span of six years, has evolved to be a significant onshore natural gas producing play in the US. The production from the Fayetteville shale increased from 0.1 billion cubic feet (bcf) in 2004 to 777.6bcf in 2010. The production from Fayetteville shale play is expected to show an upward trend. During 2012, the production from the Fayetteville shale is expected to ...


  • Montney Shale in Canada, 2011 - Gas Shale Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2020

    The report details the operational activities in the play analyzing drilling and operational activities, production rates and well decline curves. The report also provides information on production trends in the Montney shale play with forecast to 2020. It analyzes the competitive landscape of the Montney shale, detailing operations of top five companies. The report highlights infrastructure ...


  • Barnett Shale in the US 2012 - Gas Shale Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2020

    GlobalData's new report ""Barnett Shale in the US, 2012 Gas Shale Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2020"" provides insight into the exploration and development activities in the Barnett shale play. The report highlights the gas exploration potential of the Barnett shale play, providing details of the key exploration areas and the major companies exploring the Fort Worth basin of the Barnett shale ...


  • Montney Shale in Canada - Gas Shale Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2020

    ReportsnReports.com adds "Montney Shale in Canada, 2012 - Gas Shale Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2020" new market research report to its store. GlobalData’s new report “Montney Shale in Canada, 2012 Gas Shale Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2020” analyzes the recent activities in the Montney shale play. The report details the operational activities in the play, ...


  • Haynesville Shale in the US, 2011 - Gas Shale Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2020

    The report details the operational activities in the play analyzing drilling activities, cost trends, initial production rates and well decline curves. The report also provides information on production trends in the Haynesville shale play with a forecast to 2020. It analyzes the competitive landscape of the Haynesville shale, detailing operations of the top five companies. The report highlights ...


  • Haynesville Shale in the US- Gas Shale Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2020

    GlobalData's new report ""Haynesville Shale in the US, 2012 Gas Shale Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2020"" provides insight into the exploration and development activities in the Haynesville shale play. The report highlights the gas exploration potential of the ...


  • Barnett Shale in the US Gas Shale Market Analysis Report At ResearchMoz

    Researchmoz presents this most up-to-date research on"Barnett Shale in the US, 2013 - Gas Shale Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2020".The report focuses primarily on quantitative marketmetrics in order to characterize the growth and evolution of the Remote Patient Monitoring Market. View Detail Report And TOC At : ...


  • Market Analysis and Forecasts Of Barnett Shale And Gas Shale in the US

    Researchmoz presents this most up-to-date research on" Barnett Shale in the US, 2013 - Gas Shale Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2020".The report focuses primarily on quantitative marketmetrics in order to characterize the growth and evolution of the Remote Patient Monitoring Market. View TOC With Detail Report At : ...


  • Energy Institute publishes essential guide to shale gas

    The UK Government has promised to support the safe deployment of shale gas as part of the UK's energy policy, but fracking applications have been rejected by local councils. There has been vigorous debate about the potential benefits and risks of developing shale gas in the UK. To help inform the ongoing discussion, the Energy Institute (EI) has published 'A guide to shale gas', which addresses ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Shale Gas Boom Creates Opportunity for Environmental Firms

    The U.S. fracking market, believed to be worth around $30billion, is generating $1.5 billion-$2 billion in annual sales for environmental service companies, according to Environmental Business Journal's recent edition on exploration and production (E&P) in the unconventional oil & gas industry. Purchase EBJ Vol XXVI No 02 - The Future of ...

  • European Commission recommends minimum principles for shale gas

    On Wed. 22 the European Commission adopted a Recommendation aiming to ensure that proper environmental and climate safeguards are in place for "fracking" – the high-volume hydraulic fracturing technique used notably in shale gas operations. The Recommendation should help all Member States wishing to use this practice address health and environmental risks and improve transparency for ...

  • Natural gas from shale contributes to global warming

    Natural gas extracted from shale formations has a greater greenhouse gas footprint - in the form of methane emissions - than conventional gas, oil and coal over a 20 year period. This calls into question the logic of its use as a climate-friendly alternative to fossil fuels, according to Robert Howarth and colleagues, from Cornell University in New York. Their work (1) is published online in ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Aquatech Bolsters its Shale Gas Services Team

    Canonsburg, PA, March 30, 2011 – Aquatech, a world leader in the development of wastewater recycling, reuse and treatment, announced today it has bolstered its Shale Gas Services team with the addition experienced environmental professionals -  Larry Pepper and Robert Bealko.   “Larry and ...

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