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06.12.2013 China Produces 143 Million Cubic Meters of Shale Gas

The National Energy Administration announced on December 4 that China's commercialized shale gas production has reached 143 million cubic meters, China Daily reported on December 5.

04.12.2013 Shell Top Managers to Visit Donetsk on December 10

Top managers from Shell are going to visit Donetsk Region in order to study technical conditions of hydrocarbon production in the area.

03.12.2013 Russia’s Zabaykalye Authorities Want to Produce Shale Gas

Zabaykalye Governor Konstantin Ilkovsky has sent a letter to Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, asking him to study the possibility of using unconventional resources in preparing a plan for the region’s gasification.

03.12.2013 Japan to Look for Shale Gas in Canada

The Japanese government signed an agreement on December 2 with British Columbia to jointly explore shale gas in the Canadian province, Xinhua has reported.

03.12.2013 Chevron Looks for Shale Gas in Romania, Braving Protests

Oil and gas company Chevron has re-started its exploration operations for shale gas in North – Eastern Romania, at Pungesti, around a month after pulling their equipment from the site in the face of local protests, reported on December 2.

28.11.2013 Poland to Begin Shale Gas Production Next Year

Poland is going to begin commercial shale gas production in 2014, the news agency Prime has reported, citing environment minister Piotr Wozniak as telling Shale Gas Europe 2013 forum in Warsaw.

25.11.2013 India to Start Drilling for Shale Gas

India will begin its first commercial exploration of shale gas — natural gas that is found trapped within shale formations below the earth surface — on November 26, with state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) launching drilling operations at Jambusar near Vadod

19.11.2013 UT Researchers Use Simple Scaling Theory to Better Predict Gas Production in Barnett Shale Wells

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a simple scaling theory to estimate gas production from hydraulically fractured wells in the Barnett Shale.

14.11.2013 E.ON, GDF Suez Post Low Earnings for Nine Months

Germany's E.ON and French GDF Suez, two leading European utilities, posted lower earnings as a prolonged energy crisis in Europe is leading to power plant closures and asset writedowns, Reuters reported on November 13.

12.11.2013 Chinese Companies Keen on Shale Gas - Newspaper

China's top two oil and gas companies have accelerated shale gas exploration, China Daily reported on November 11.