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Shell – UT Study Shale Production Methods

by Kenneth E. DuBose on September 16, 2011

Shell is poring research dollars into the future of shale production to the tune of $7.5 million at the University of Texas. The U.S. production phenomenon will likely extend world-wide as technology and experience spread. Research will be at the forefront of assuring the world has adequate energy needs. Little was known about shale gas […]

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Shale Gas & Oil Boost from Foreign Companies

by Kenneth E. DuBose on August 5, 2011

BG, CNOOC, KNOC, Mitsui, Statoil, and more. The list goes on when you consider the number of foreign companies that have joined the ranks of American Independents to partner in developing U.S. shale gas reserves. U.S. oil companies spent the better part of the last 10 years acquiring acreage across much of North America with […]

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NGLs (Natural Gas Liquids) supply is expanding with increases in production from parts of the Marcellus Shale and the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas.  Expect the petrochemical industry to begin expanding and building new facilities like the proposed Shell ethylene plant in the Northeast.  This is a win for mineral owners as more demand […]

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