Search for shale gas

17.01.2014 Kazakhstan to offer eight to nine hydrocarbon blocks on investors in 2014

Kazakhstan's discovered and existing resources are big enough to supply the country with oil and gas in the coming 40-50 years, Kazakh Minister of Oil and Gas, Uzakbai Karabalin said on January 16 at the XV board meeting of the 'KAZENERGY' association, Trend has reported

16.01.2014 Eni reportedly to pull out of Polish shale gas exploration

Italian energy firm Eni will give up all of its Polish shale gas permits because of tough geology and an unclear regulatory environment, the same issues that have already pushed other foreign firms to quit Polish shale, industry sources said, Reuters reported on January

14.01.2014 Polish shale gas exploration slow, auditors say

A report by Poland's senior auditing institution has warned that at the current rate it will take 12 years before the country's shale gas potential can be properly assessed, Polish Radio reported on January 13.

02.01.2014 Poland’s Shale Gas Deal Expires

Five Polish state-controlled companies said their deal to cooperate on developing the country's shale gas resources would expire on December 31, and according to a source close to the matter, the arrangement will not be renewed, Reuters has reported.

19.12.2013 Gas Deal with Russia Not to Affect Ukraine Shale Gas Agreements

A deal for cheaper Russian gas agreed between Russia's Gazprom and Ukraine's Naftogaz will not affect agreements between Kiev and Western energy companies for shale gas exploration, Ukraine's energy minister said on December 18, Reuters has reported.

14.12.2013 On the Cusp of Discovery. Turkey Steps Up Shale Gas Development as Russia Looks On

Turkey, with an energy market heavily dependent on Russian gas supply, has long looked to multiply its oil and gas supply sources. More recently, however, it has turned towards expanding its domestic potential.

13.12.2013 PGNiG, Chevron to Jointly Look for Shale Gas in Poland

On December 12, 2013, Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo SA and Chevron Polska signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the terms of their potential collaboration on shale gas exploration projects in south-eastern Poland, PGNiG’s Press Office has reported.

10.12.2013 IEA: Russia Likely to Benefit from Shale Revolution

The steep growth of shale gas production in the US and other countries known as the shale revolution means not only risks but new opportunities for Russia, IEA chief economist Fatih Birol has said. He said that the leading suppliers of natural gas have been losing their former role as a result of the shale revolution.

10.12.2013 Chevron Resumes Shale Gas Exploration in Romania

US oil and gas company Chevron announced on December 8 that it is resuming operations on its first shale gas exploration well in Romania despite the mass protests against the project, the Bulgarian news agency Novinite.com reported on December 9.

09.12.2013 Shale Gas Too Expensive for Russia, Says Minister

Production of shale gas on a commercial scale is economically irrational in Russia at present, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said as he answered a question from Itar-Tass after an industrial seminar hosted by the Russian embassy in Washington, Itar-Tass reporte