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2014-09-05 18:25:00

U.S. SHALE

U.S. SHALE

Over the past decade, the combination of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing has provided access to large volumes of oil and natural gas that were previously uneconomic to produce from low permeability geological formations composed of shale, sandstone, and carbonate (e.g., limestone).

Shale is a fine-grained sedimentary rock that forms from the compaction of silt and clay-size mineral particles. Black shale contains organic material that can generate oil and natural gas, and that can also trap the generated oil and natural gas within its pores.

Shale oil and natural gas resources are found in shale…

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OIL PRICE: ABOVE $64 STILL
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2021, April, 14, 12:10:00
U.S. OIL PRODUCTION WILL UP
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EUROPEAN WIND INVESTMENT $51 BLN
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