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Industry Article: Operators Re-Discover Shale Gas Value

Shale is the new game in town, and here’s what it takes to win.

Publication: E&P
Publication Date: 10/01/2005

Every week people call wanting help with shale gas reservoirs. They might know a lot about conventional, tight-gas sands and coalbed methane reservoirs but don’t yet understand shale. Some operators are not even sure what data to collect. They ask:

  • What is the appropriate pilot test program?
  • How do we integrate data into a useable model?
  • What is the best completion technology, what are the expected rates and reserves?
  • What are the economics of the play?


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