Marcellus Shale in the US, 2012 - Gas Shale Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2020


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Marcellus Shale in the US, 2012 Gas Shale Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2020

GlobalData's new report "Marcellus Shale in the US, 2012 Gas Shale Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2020" which provides insight into existing and potential exploration and development activities in the Marcellus shale play. The report provides details of the existing and emerging Marcellus shale areas and the major companies exploring the high-producing areas in the shale play such as Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, and New York. The report emphasizes the essential parameters for Marcellus gas exploration and production in the play, and highlights the need for solving environmental issues resulting from the shale gas exploration and production activities. The report also discusses the drilling activities in the Appalachian region of the Marcellus shale play in the US, detailing the companies involved and their coverage in different counties of Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio and New York. 

Scope

  • The report analyzes the Marcellus shale gas exploration and production activities in the US. The scope of the report includes 
  • An overview of the oil and gas exploration in the Marcellus shale play.
  • Discussion of the major issues and drivers affecting the shale gas exploration in the Marcellus shale.
  • Information on the drilling and exploration activities in the different counties of Pennsylvania such as Bradford, Lycoming, and Green. 
  • An overview of the competitive landscape of the shale gas exploration in the Marcellus shale, detailing major companies operating in the region.
  • Current exploration and production statistics of the Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and New York states in the US Marcellus shale play. The report also provides forecast for Marcellus shale production from 20122020. 
  • Discussion on the coverage and overview of operations in the Marcellus shale play. 
  • Information on the major mergers and acquisitions in the Marcellus shale play during 20072012.
  • Details of the major infrastructure developments in the play.
  • Discussion of the cost per well and finding and development costs in the Marcellus shale.

Reasons to buy

  • The report will enhance your decision making capability. It will allow you to 
  • Develop business strategies with the help of specific insights into Marcellus shale gas exploration market in the US.
  • Identify opportunities and challenges in the Marcellus shale gas exploration market in the US.
  • Plan your strategies based on expected developments in the shale gas exploration activities in the US.
  • Understand the competitive landscape of the shale gas market in the Marcellus shale play.
Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents
1 Table of Contents 2
1.1 List of Tables 3
1.2 List of Figures 4

2 Introduction 5
2.1 Overview 5
2.2 Report Guidance 6

3 Marcellus Shale Overview 7
3.1 Marcellus Shale Play, Key Characteristics 7
3.2 Marcellus Shale, Play Activity Analysis 8

4 Marcellus Shale, Operational Overview 9
4.1 Marcellus Shale, Initial Production Rates 9
4.2 Marcellus Shale, Well Profile, 2012 10
4.3 Marcellus Shale, Production Trends, 20102020 11
4.3.1 Marcellus Shale, Production Activity by State 11
4.3.2 Marcellus Shale, Production Trends, 20042020 24
4.4 Marcellus Shale, Cost Trends, 20102011 26
4.4.1 Well Cost 26
4.4.2 Finding and Development Cost 27
4.5 Marcellus Shale, Drilling Activities, 20112012 28
4.5.1 Marcellus Shale, Pennsylvania, Well Permits and Wells Drilled, 20112012 28
4.5.2 Marcellus Shale, New York, Wells Drilled, 2012 39
4.5.3 Marcellus Shale, Ohio, Well Permits and Wells Drilled, 2012 40
4.5.4 Marcellus Shale, West Virginia, Well Permits and Wells Drilled, 2012 42

5 Marcellus Shale, Competitive Landscape 46
5.1 Marcellus Shale, Major Companies by Acreage, 2012 46
5.2 Marcellus Shale, Future Plans by Major Companies, 2012 48

6 Marcellus Shale, Analysis of Top Five Companies 49
6.1 Chesapeake Energy Corporation 49
6.2 Royal Dutch Shell Plc 51
6.3 Range Resources Corporation 52
6.4 National Fuel Gas Company 55
6.5 Chevron Corporation 57

7 Marcellus Shale, Infrastructure 58
7.1 Marcellus Shale, State Funding for Infrastructure 58
7.2 Marcellus Shale, Major Infrastructure Developments 59

8 Marcellus Shale, Merger and Acquisition Activities 61
8.1 Marcellus Shale, Merger and Acquisition Details, 20072012 61
8.2 Marcellus Shale, Deals Activity, 20102012 62

9 Marcellus Shale, Environmental Concerns 65
9.1 New York State Drilling Moratorium 65
9.2 State Governments Steps to Decrease Environmental Impact 66

10 Appendix 67
10.1 Market Definitions 67
10.2 Abbreviations 67
10.3 Sources 68
10.4 Methodology 69
10.4.1 Coverage 69
10.4.2 Secondary Research 70
10.4.3 Primary Research 70
10.4.4 Expert Panel Validation 70
10.5 Contact Us 71
10.6 Disclaimer 71

Table 1: Marcellus Shale, Key Characteristics, 2012 7
Table 2: Marcellus Shale Well, Expected Decline Rates, 2012 10
Table 3: Marcellus Shale, Major Companies by Gross Production, Pennsylvania, bcfe, 2011 11
Table 4: Marcellus Shale, Some of the Major Companies by Gross Gas Production, Pennsylvania, bcf, June 2009December 2011 13
Table 5: Marcellus Shale, Major Counties by Gross Gas Production, Pennsylvania, bcf, 2011 16
Table 6: Marcellus Shale, Major Well Production Details, New York, Mcf, 2011 17
Table 7: Marcellus Shale, Major Companies by Gross Production, West Virginia, bcfe, 2010 19
Table 8: Marcellus Shale, Some of the Major Companies by Gross Gas Production, West Virginia, bcf, 20072010 21
Table 9: Marcellus Shale, Major Counties by Gross Gas Production, West Virginia, bcf, 2010 23
Table 10: Marcellus Shale, Historic and Expected Production, bcfe, 20042020 25
Table 11: Marcellus Shale, Cost Per Well for Major Companies ($m/well), Latest Reported 26
Table 12: Marcellus Shale, Finding and Development Cost Per Mcfe, $/Mcfe, Latest Reported 27
Table 13: Marcellus Shale, Number of Drilling Permits Issued, Pennsylvania, January 2012February 2012 30
Table 14: Marcellus Shale, Number of Drilling Permits Issued in Pennsylvania, 2011 32
Table 15: Marcellus Shale, Number of Drilling Permits Issued by County in Pennsylvania, January 2010November 2011 35
Table 16: Marcellus Shale, Pennsylvania, Number of Wells Drilled, 2011 37
Table 17: Marcellus Shale, Pennsylvania, Number of Wells Drilled, 20092011 38
Table 18: Marcellus Shale, New York, Total Number of Wells Drilled by County, July 2012 39
Table 19: Marcellus Shale, Ohio, Total Number of Horizontal Wells Permits and Wells Drilled By County, July 2012 40
Table 20: Marcellus Shale, Ohio, Total Number of Horizontal Wells Permits and Wells Drilled By Company, July 2012 41
Table 21: Marcellus Shale, Number of Drilling Permits Issued in West Virginia, February 2012 42
Table 22: Marcellus Shale, Number of Drilling Permits Issued by Company in West Virginia, February 2012 44
Table 23: Marcellus Shale, Companies by Acreages, Net Acres, 2011 47
Table 24: Marcellus Shale, Planned Wells by Companies, 2012 48
Table 25: Marcellus Shale, Planned Rigs by Companies, 2012 48
Table 26: Chesapeake Energy Corporation, Marcellus Shale, Proved Reserves and Production, bcfe, 20082011 49
Table 27: Chesapeake Energy Corporation, Marcellus Shale Key Operational Parameters, 2012 50
Table 28: Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Marcellus Shale, Key Operational Parameters, 2012 51
Table 29: Range Resources Corporation, Marcellus Shale, Average Production, bcfe, 2008August 2012 53
Table 30: Range Resources Corporation, Marcellus Shale Key Operational Parameters, 2012* 54
Table 31: National Fuel Gas Company, Marcellus Shale, Key Operational Parameters, 2012 56
Table 32: Chevron Corporation, Marcellus Shale, Key Operational Parameters, 2012 57
Table 33: Marcellus Shale Play, Merger and Acquisition Activities, 20072012 61
Table 34: Marcellus Shale, Recent Deals, 20102012 63
Figure 1: Marcellus Shale, Location Map, 2012 8
Figure 2: Marcellus Shale, Top 10 Companies by Gross Production, Pennsylvania, bcfe, 2011 11
Figure 3: Marcellus Shale, Share of Some Major Companies in Periodic Gross Gas Production, Pennsylvania, bcf, June 2009 December 2011 13
Figure 4: Marcellus Shale, Top 10 Counties by Gross Gas Production, Pennsylvania, bcf, 2011 15
Figure 5: Marcellus Shale, Top 10 Companies by Gross Production, West Virginia, bcfe, 2010 18
Figure 6: Marcellus Shale, Major Companies by Gross Gas Production, West Virginia, bcf, 20072010 20
Figure 7: Marcellus Shale, Top 10 Counties by Gross Gas Production, West Virginia, bcf, 2010 22
Figure 8: Marcellus Shale, Historic and Expected Production, bcfe, 20042020 24
Figure 9: Marcellus Shale, Pennsylvania, Total Number of Drilling Permits Issued, March 2012 28
Figure 10: Marcellus Shale, Number of Drilling Permits Issued, Pennsylvania, January 2012February 2012 29
Figure 11: Marcellus Shale, Drilling Permits Issued and Wells Drilled in Pennsylvania, 2011 31
Figure 12: Marcellus Shale, Pennsylvania, Number of Well Permits Issued, 2011 32
Figure 13: Marcellus Shale, Number of Drilling Permits Issued for Horizontal Wells in Different Counties in Pennsylvania, January 2011November 2011 33
Figure 14: Marcellus Shale, Number of Drilling Permits Issued for Vertical Wells in Different Counties in Pennsylvania, January 2011November 2011 34
Figure 15: Marcellus Shale, Number of Drilling Permits Issued by County in Pennsylvania, January 2011November 2011 35
Figure 16: Marcellus Shale, Pennsylvania, Number of Wells Drilled, 2011 37
Figure 17: Marcellus Shale, Pennsylvania, Number of Wells Drilled, 20092011 38
Figure 18: Marcellus Shale, Total Number of Wells Drilled by County, July 2012 39
Figure 19: Marcellus Shale, Total Number of Horizontal Wells Permits and Wells Drilled By County, July 2012 40
Figure 20: Marcellus Shale, Ohio, Total Number of Horizontal Wells Permits and Wells Drilled By Company, July 2012 41
Figure 21: Marcellus Shale, West Virginia, Total Number of Well Permits Issued by County, February 2012 42
Figure 22: Marcellus Shale, West Virginia, Total Number of Well Permits Issued by Company, February 2012 44
Figure 23: Marcellus Shale, Companies by Acreages, Net Acres, 2012 46
Figure 24: Chesapeake Energy Corporation, Marcellus Shale, Proved Reserves and Production, bcfe, 20082011 49
Figure 25: Range Resources Corporation, Marcellus Shale, Core Area of Operation, 2012 52
Figure 26: Range Resource Corporation, Marcellus Shale, Average Production, bcfe, 2008Until August 2012 53
Figure 27: National Fuel Gas Company, Marcellus Shale, Acreage Area, 2012* 55
Figure 28: Range Resources, Marcellus Shale, Major Infrastructure Development, Gathering System, 2011 59
Figure 29: Cabot Oil and Gas Company, Marcellus Shale, Major Infrastructure Development, Gathering System, 20112012 60
Figure 30: Marcellus Shale Play, Merger and Acquisition Activities, 20072012 61
Figure 31: Marcellus Shale, Groundwater Protection Program, Pennsylvania and New York, 2011 66