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A critical look at US Shale Gas Projections

Author: Philipp M. Richter

German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)

Published:  February 21, 2014

In the last decade, the USA has seen an unexpected increase in natural gas production. Since 2005, annual production has increased by a third, reaching an all-time record in 2012. This rise in domestic production has been led... [read more]

The Importance of Shale Gas Exploration in Europe

Authors: M. Mitschanek, M. Prohaska, G. Thonhauser
Co Authors: E. Müller-Huber, J. Schön

Published:  February 20, 2014

The development of shale gas in the United States has shown that only with the consideration of a number of factors can the production rates of gas and/or liquids from unconventional reservoirs become economical. For this reason... [read more]

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