Search for Shale

08.07.2014 Shell Holds To Shale Plans in Ukraine

Shell still intends to produce gas from compacted sand in Ukraine. Currently, work has reached the first, preparatory, stage – a baseline environment status evaluation of Yusovsky site.

01.07.2014 Fracking: Scotland’s shale gas resources revealed

Scotland’s Central Belt is sitting on billions of barrels of shale oil and trillions of cubic feet of gas, an official survey has discovered.

16.06.2014 China's shale gas ramp-up may surprise skeptics

China's shale gas ramp-up may surprise the skeptics, Reuters reports. According to the agency, Beijing wants drillers to grow output from a standing start to a third of current U.S. levels – around 270 billion cubic meters (bcm) annually – by 2020. That’s a stretch.

05.06.2014 Poland to host conference on shale gas on June 9-10

On June 9th−10th, the third edition of the international ShaleScience conference will be held in Warsaw, bringing together scientists and experts from Poland and around the world to discuss shale gas recovery techniques that could prove the most effective in the Polish g

04.06.2014 Shell halts shale wells in East Ukraine

Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA) has halted drilling for shale gas in eastern Ukraine to protect its personnel from clashes between pro-Russian separatists and the Ukrainian army, Bloomberg reported on June 3.

30.05.2014 Ukraine’s former minister banished from shale gas

The Lvov regional council has excluded the intermediary firm SPK-Geoservis from the agreement on shale gas development in the Olesskaya area by Chevron, the chairman of the council’s commission for environment, Oleksy Balytsky, told a round table on May 27, Ukrinform rep

30.05.2014 China outspends U.S. drillers to chase shale-gas boom

China’s effort to catch up with the U.S. in developing shale gas and become more energy independent is coming at a big cost: It’s spending four times as much developing some fields, according to a new report, Bloomberg said on May 29.

28.05.2014 Rosgeologia to look for shale gas in Russia’s Trans-Urals region

Rosgeologia will look for shale gas in Russia’s Trans-Urals region, Rosgeologia’s deputy director-general for development Roman Samsonov has told a regional government meeting in Chita.

23.05.2014 ExxonMobil finds promising shale oil deposit in Argentina

ExxonMobil said Wednesday it has found a promising shale oil deposit in southern Argentina, on par with some of the best of its kind in the United States.

16.05.2014 Polish PGNiG looks for shale gas in Pomerania

Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo SA has begun to drill a vertical exploratory borehole, Miłowo-1, the purpose of which is to investigate the hydrocarbon potential of shale deposits, PGNiG’s press office said on May 15.