Research and Markets: United States Shale Business Report 2014 – Overview, Shale Properties, Resource Estimates, Opportunities, EUR And Well Spacing Details | Business Wire

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/g9jgwr/united_states) has announced the addition of the “United States Shale Business – Overview, Shale Properties, Resource Estimates, Opportunities, EUR And Well Spacing Details” report to their offering.

“United States Shale Business – Overview, Shale Properties, Resource Estimates, Opportunities, EUR And Well Spacing Details”

This report discusses about North American shale gas plays by giving the details of geological setting, resource estimate, reservoir properties, companies operating in that shale area, current activity, key company information and competitive landscape.

The proliferation of activity into new shale plays has increased dry shale gas production in the United States from 1.0 trillion cubic feet in 2006 to 4.8 trillion cubic feet, or 23 percent of total U.S. dry natural gas production, in 2010. Oil production from shale plays, particularly Bakken in North Dakota and Montana has also grown up rapidly the recent years.

Although the shale gas development has been happening for the past three to four decades, it was not until the past 15 years that it has seen as a potential game changer for the U.S. gas market. The proliferation of activity into new shale plays has increased dry shale gas production in the United States from 1.0 trillion cubic feet in 2006 to 4.8 trillion cubic feet, or 23 percent of total U.S. dry natural gas production, in 2010. Oil production from shale plays, particularly Bakken in North Dakota and Montana has also grown up rapidly the recent years.

Nearly 80 per cent of the total 750 trillion cubic feet of technically recoverable shale gas resources are located in the Northeast, Gulf Coast, and Southwest regions. The largest shale gas plays are the Marcellus shale (410.3 trillion cubic feet), Haynesville shale (74.7 trillion cubic feet), and Barnett shale (43.4 trillion cubic feet).

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