Global Top 10 Emerging Exploration and Production (E&P) Markets - Market Analysis, Production Forecasts and Competitive Scenario to 2015


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GlobalDatas energy report, Global Top 10 Emerging Exploration and Production (E&P) Markets Market Analysis, Production Forecasts and Competitive Scenario to 2015, provides an in-depth analysis of the top 10 emerging E&P markets, namely the US shale gas plays, the Gulf of Mexico deepwater offshore region, the Canadian oil sands industry, the Venezuelan heavy oil belt, Brazils Pre-salt basins, Colombias upstream industry, the European shale gas industry, West Africas offshore region, Iraqs upstream sector and the Australian coal seam gas industry. The report details the major basins, discoveries and key developments in the upstream sector in each of these regions. The report also provides key prospects and challenges in these areas and the investment scenarios. It also details the competitive landscape in the regions and details the operations of the major players. The merger and acquisition activities in these regions over the past few years have also been discussed. The report also provides production forecasts for each of these regions to 2015.

Scope

The report analyzes the major emerging regions in the global upstream sector. The scope of the report includes: 

  • The report provides an overview of the upstream sector of the top 10 emerging E&P markets detailing the major basins and discoveries.
  • It provides the major planned projects in each of the regions to 2015
  • The report also details the major investments in the prospective regions.
  • The report discusses the major prospects and challenges for each of these markets.
  • It also discusses the competitive landscape in each region, detailing the major companies operating in each region.
  • The report details yjr historic growth in production in each of the regions during 20042009.
  • It provides production forecast trends for each region to 2015.
  • The report also discusses the major merger and acquisition activities in different regions during 2007June 2010.

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 about the major emerging E&P markets globally. 
  • Identify opportunities and challenges in the top 10 emerging E&P markets worldwide.
  • Plan your project locations and project types in order to capitalize on lucrative E&P market destinations.
  • Design your expansion and new entry strategies based on the competitive structure of the markets.
  • Identify the most promising E&P markets over the next decade.
  • Identify opportunities to partner with companies operating in these prolific markets.
  • Develop custom strategies for different geographies based on production growth, both historic and forecast, investment trends and the potential of each market.The research will allow you to identify prospective investment targets through comprehensive updates on emerging E&P markets.
Table Of Contents

1 Table of contents 4
1.1 List of Tables 8
1.2 List of Figures 11

2 Introduction 13
2.1 Overview 13
2.2 GlobalData Report Guidance 14

3 The US Unconventional Shale Plays 16
3.1 The US Shale Gas: Overview 16
3.2 The US Shale Gas: Major Plays 18
3.2.1 Barnett Shale 21
3.2.2 Fayetteville Shale 24
3.2.3 Haynesville Shale 25
3.2.4 Marcellus Shale 27
3.2.5 Woodford Shale 28
3.3 The US Shale Plays: Development Scenario 29
3.3.1 The US Shale Plays, Production Trends, 20092015 29
3.3.2 The US Shale Plays, Investment Scenario, 2010 30
3.3.3 The US Shale Plays, Challenges and Prospects, 2010 30
3.4 The US Shale Plays: Competitive Landscape 32
3.4.1 Entry of International Majors into Shale Gas Plays 32
3.4.2 Chesapeake Energy 33
3.4.3 Devon Energy 33
3.4.4 XTO Energy 34
3.4.5 EOG Resources 34
3.5 The US Shale Plays: Merger and Acquisition Activities 35

4 Gulf Of Mexico, Deep Offshore Region 37
4.1 GOM Deep Offshore Region, An Overview 37
4.2 GOM Deep Offshore Region, Lower Teriary Play 39
4.3 GOM Deep Offshore Region: Major Discoveries and Projects 41
4.3.1 Increasing Share of Overall Discoveries are Ultra Deep Water Discoveries 41
4.3.2 Deep Water Gulf of Mexico, Alaminos Canyon, Major Projects 42
4.3.3 Deep Water Gulf of Mexico, Keathley Canyon, Major Projects 43
4.3.4 Deep Water Gulf of Mexico, Walker Ridge, Major Projects 44
4.4 GOM Deep Offshore Region: Development Plan 46
4.4.1 GOM Deep Offshore Region, Production Trends, 20092015 46
4.4.2 GOM Deep Offshore Region, Investments Scenario, 2010 48
4.4.3 GOM Deep Offshore Region, Challenges and Prospects, 2010 49
4.5 GOM Deep Offshore Region: Competitive Landscape 52
4.5.1 BP Plc 53
4.5.2 Chevron Corporation 54
4.5.3 Anadarko Petroleum 55
4.5.4 Petrobras 56
4.6 GOM Deep Offshore Region: Merger and Acquisition Activities 57

5 Oil Sands Industry, Canada 59
5.1 Oil Sands Industry, Canada: Overview 59
5.2 Oil Sands Industry, Canada: Major Projects 60
5.3 Oil Sands Industry, Canada: Development Plan 66
5.3.1 Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Production Trends, 20092015 66
5.3.2 Production Forecasts by Region and Process Technology, 20092015 67
5.3.3 Canadian Oil Sands Industry, Investments Scenario, 2010 69
5.3.4 Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Challenges and Prospects, 2010 70
5.4 Oil Sands Industry, Canada: Competitive Landscape 75
5.4.1 Oil Sands, Canada: Production Share Analysis by Company, 2009 75
5.4.2 Major Oil Sands Companies 77
5.5 Canadian Oil Sands Industry: Merger and Acquisition Activities 86
5.5.1 Key Deals in the Canadian Oil Sands Industry 87

6 Brazils Offshore Pre-Salt Discoveries 89
6.1 Brazils Pre-Salt Region: An Overview 89
6.2 Brazils Pre-Salt Region: Major Basins 90
6.2.1 Brazil, Santos Basin Pre-Salt 90
6.2.2 Brazil, Campos Basin Pre-salt 91
6.2.3 Brazil, Espirito Santo Basin Pre-Salt 92
6.3 Brazils Pre-Salt Basins: Major Discoveries 92
6.3.1 Brazil, Details of Discoveries in the Santos Basin, 20072009 92
6.3.2 Brazil, Details of Discoveries in Campos and Espirito Santo Basin, 20072009 96
6.4 Brazil, Proposed Legislation in View of Major Pre-salt Finds 98
6.4.1 Brazil Proposed Legislation: Key Details 98
6.4.2 Brazils Proposed Legislation: Current Status 100
6.5 Brazils Pre-Salt: Development Plan 100
6.5.1 Brazil, Pre-Salt Reserves Development Strategy 100
6.5.2 Brazils Pre-Salt, Challenges and Prospects, 2010 101
6.5.3 Brazils Pre-Salt, Production Trends, 20092015 106
6.5.4 Brazils Pre-Salt, Investment Scenario, 2010 107
6.6 Brazils Pre-Salt, Competitive Landscape 108
6.6.1 Petrobras Leading the Pre-salt Development in Brazil 108
6.6.2 BG Group Plc: Interest in Huge Discoveries Promises Rapid Growth 110
6.6.3 Repsol: Relying On Brazilian Pre-Salt Finds for Growth 111
6.6.4 Galp Energia: Pre-Salt Finds in Brazil Might Help the Company to Ensure Portugals Self-Sufficiency in Oil 111
6.6.5 Anadarko: Discoveries in Campos Basin Turns Area into Potential 'Mega Project' 112
6.6.6 BP Plc: Strategic Entry into Brazils Pre-Salt Play 112
6.7 Brazils Pre-Salt, Merger and Acquisition Activities 114

7 Venezuelan Heavy Oil Belt 115
7.1 Venezuelan Heavy Oil Belt: Overview 115
7.2 Venezuela Heavy Oil, Major Projects 117
7.2.1 Major Planned E&P Projects, 2010 117
7.3 Venezuela, Heavy Oil, Development Plan 118
7.3.1 Venezuela, Heavy Oil, Challenges and Prospects, 2010 118
7.3.2 Venezuela Heavy Oil, Production Trends, 20092015 120
7.3.3 Venezuela Heavy Oil, Investment Scenario, 2010 122
7.4 Venezuela, Heavy Oil, Competitive Landscape 124
7.4.1 PDVSA 124
7.4.2 PDVSAs Partnerships with NOCs and IOCs 124
7.5 Venezuelan Heavy Oil: Merger and Acquisition Activities 127

8 Colombia, Upstream Sector 128
8.1 Colombia, Upstream Sector: Overview 128
8.2 Colombia, Upstream Sector: Major Basins 129
8.2.1 Colombia, Mature Basins 130
8.2.2 Emerging and Frontier Basins 131
8.3 Colombia Upstream Sector: Major Discoveries 131
8.3.1 Colombia Leading the World In Terms Of Discoveries 131
8.3.2 Increasing Oil and Gas Discoveries in Colombia 133
8.3.3 List of Major Oil and Gas Discoveries in Colombia, 2010 133
8.3.4 Exploration Activities in Colombia Continue to Grow Amidst Increasing Foreign Investments in E&P Sector 135
8.3.5 Licensing Activity in Colombia Continues to Grow 136
8.3.6 Colombia Continues to Witness a Large Number of Exploratory Wells and High Success Rates 137
8.4 Colombia, Upstream Sector: Development Plan 138
8.4.1 Colombia, Upstream Sector, Challenges and Prospects, 2010 138
8.4.2 Colombia Upstream Sector, Production Trends, 20092015 139
8.5 Colombia, Upstream Sector, Competitive Landscape 140
8.5.1 Ecopetrol S.A 141
8.5.2 Compania Espanola de Petroleos, S.A. 142
8.5.3 Occidental Corporation 143
8.6 Colombia, Upstream Sector, Merger and Acquisition Activities 143

9 Gas Shale In Europe 146
9.1 Europe, Shale Gas Market: Overview 146
9.2 Europe, Shale Gas Market: Major Plays 147
9.2.1 Shale Gas Developments In Poland 147
9.2.2 Shale Gas Development In Sweden 149
9.2.3 Shale Gas Developments in Germany 149
9.2.4 Shale Gas Development In Hungary 150
9.2.5 Shale Gas Development In France 150
9.2.6 Shale Gas Development In The UK 151
9.2.7 Shale Gas Development In Austria 151
9.2.8 Shale Gas Development In Ukraine 151
9.3 European Gas Shale Market: Development Plan 151
9.3.1 Europe, Shale Gas Market, Challenges 2010 151
9.3.2 Europe, Shale Gas Market, Prospects 2010 152
9.3.3 Europe, Shale Gas Market, Future Scenario 152
9.4 Europe,Shale Gas Market: Competitive Landscape 152
9.4.1 Major Companies In Poland 154
9.4.2 Major Companies In Germany 156
9.5 Europe, Shale Gas Market: Merger and Acquisition Activities 157

10 West Africa, Offshore Region 159
10.1 West Africa, Offshore Region: An Overview 
10.1.1 West Africa, Oil and Gas Discoveries, 2007-June 2010 
10.2 West Africa, Offshore Region: Exploration and Production Activities 
10.2.1 West Africa, Offshore Production Accounting For A Major Share Of Production 
10.2.2 Angola Leading The West African Countries in Offshore Oil Production 
10.2.3 Increased Interest in Ghana Leading to Increased Exploration Activities in the Country 
10.3 West Africa, Offshore Region: Major Projects and Upcoming Areas 
10.3.1 Greater Plutonio Offshore Development, Block 18 
10.3.2 Mafumeira Field, Block 0, Angola 
10.3.3 Tombua Landana, Block 14, Angola 
10.3.4 Block 17, Major Projects, Angola 
10.3.5 Xikomba, Kizomba A and Kizomba B, Kizomba C Block 15, Angola 
10.3.6 Plutao, Saturno, Vênus and Marte (PSVM) project, Block 31 
10.3.7 Block 32, Angola 
10.3.8 Jubilee Field, Ghana 
10.3.9 Bonga Deep Water Project, Nigeria 
10.4 West Africa Offshore Region: Development Plan 
10.4.1 West Africa Offshore Region, Challenges and Prospects, 2010 
10.4.2 West Africa Offshore Region, Production Trends, 2009-2015 
10.4.3 West Africa Offshore Region, Investment Scenario, 2010 
10.5 West Africa Offshore Region: Competitive Landscape 
10.6 West Africa Offshore Region: Merger and Acquisition Activities 

11 Iraq, Upstream Industry
11.1 Iraq, Upstream Industry: Overview 
11.2 Iraq Upstream Industry: Licensing Rounds and Major Fields 
11.2.1 Iraq, First Licensing Round 
11.2.2 Iraq, Second Licensing Round 
11.2.3 Iraq, Third Licensing Round 
11.3 Iraq, Upstream Industry: Development Plan 
11.3.1 Iraq, Upstream Industry, Challenges and Prospects, 2010 
11.3.2 Iraq Upstream Industry, Production Trends, 2009-2015 
11.3.3 Iraq Upstream Industry, Investments Scenario, 2010 
11.4 Iraq, Upstream Industry: Competitive Landscape 
11.4.1 North Oil Company 
11.4.2 South Oil Company 
11.4.3 Increasing Role of International Oil Companies in Iraq’s Upstream Sector 
11.5 Iraq, Upstream Industry: Merger and Acquisition Activities 

12 Australia, Coal Seam Gas Market
12.1 Australia, Coal Seam Gas: Overview 
12.2 Australia, Coal Seam Gas: Major Basins 
12.2.1 Australia, Coal Seam Gas, Major Coal Seam Gas Basins in Queensland 
12.2.2 Australia, Coal Seam Gas, Major Coal Seam Gas Basins in New South Wales 
12.3 Australia, Coal Seam Gas: Major Projects 
12.3.1 Major CSG Projects in Queensland 
12.3.2 Major CSG Projects in New South Wales 
12.4 Australia, Coal Seam Gas: CSG To LNG Projects 
12.4.1 Gladstone Liquefied Natural Gas Project (GLNG) 
12.4.2 Queensland Curtis LNG Project (QCLNG) 
12.4.3 Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG) 
12.4.4 Gladstone LNG Project - Fisherman’s Landing (LNGL) 
12.4.5 Shell Australia LNG 
12.4.6 Impel (Southern Cross LNG) 
12.4.7 Sun LNG 
12.4.8 Energy World Corporation LNG 
12.5 Australia, Coal Seam Gas: Development Scenario 
12.5.1 Australia, Coal Seam Gas, Challenges and Prospects, 2010 
12.5.2 Australia, Coal Seam Gas, Production Trends, 2004-2015 
12.5.3 Australia, Coal Seam Gas, Investments Trends, 2010 
12.6 Australia, Coal Seam Gas: Competitive Landscape 
12.6.1 Origin Energy 
12.6.2 Santos Energy 
12.6.3 Arrow Energy 
12.6.4 BG Group 
12.6.5 AGL Energy 
12.7 Australia, Coal Seam Gas: Merger and Acquisition Activities 

13 Appendix
13.1 Methodology 
13.1.1 Coverage 
13.1.2 Secondary Research 
13.1.3 Primary Research 
13.1.4 Expert Panel Validation 
13.2 Contact Us 
13.3 Disclaimer 

Table 1: Historic and Forecast Natural Gas, The US, Production By Type (Bcf/d), 20042015 17
Table 2: Historic and Forecast Unconventional, The US, Natural Gas Production By Type (Bcf/d), 20042015 18
Table 3: Major Shale Gas Plays, The US, Key Characteristics, 2010 20
Table 4: Shale Plays, The US, Associated Cost, 2010 21
Table 5: Barnett Shale, The US, Number Of Drilling Permits, 20042009 22
Table 6: Barnett Shale, The US, Top Ten Gas Producers, 2009 23
Table 7: Fayetteville Shale Play, The US, Growth In The Number of Wells , 20042009 25
Table 8: Haynesville Shale Play, The US, Growth In Number Of Wells, July 2009-June 2010 26
Table 9: US Shale Gas, Marcellus Shale Pennsylvania, Number Of Wells Drilled, 2008-May 2010 28
Table 10: The US, Historic and Forecast Production From Major Shale Gas Plays (Bcf/d), 20042015 29
Table 11: Chesapeake Energy, Position In Major Shale Gas Plays, 2010 33
Table 12: Devon Energy, Position In Major Shale Gas Plays, 2010 33
Table 13: EOG Resources (ExxonMobil), Position In Major Shale Gas Plays, 2010 34
Table 14: EOG Resources, Position In Major Shale Gas Plays, 2010 34
Table 15: Shale Gas, The US, Merger and Acquisition Activities By Deal Value and Volume, 2006June 2010 35
Table 16: The US Shale Gas, Top Ten Deals By Deal Value, 2006- June 2010 36
Table 17: The Gulf Of Mexico, Oil And Gas Production From Deep And Shallow Water (Million boe), 20002009 38
Table 18: The Gulf of Mexico, Historic Deep Water Oil and Gas Production (Million Boe), 20002009 39
Table 19: The Gulf of Mexico, Lower Tertiary Play, Major Discoveries, 20062009 40
Table 20: The Gulf of Mexico, Details Of Deep Water Discoveries, 2008 41
Table 21: The Gulf of Mexico, Details Of Deep Water Discoveries, 2009 41
Table 22: Gulf of Mexico Deep Water, Historic and Forecast Oil and Gas Production (Million Boe), 20002015 47
Table 23: Gulf Of Mexico, Lease Sales, Total Investment, 20072010 48
Table 24: Central Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 213, Major Companies by Investment ($m), 2010 49
Table 25: Gulf Of Mexico, Major Delayed Projects Due To Oil Spill, 2010 51
Table 26: Gulf of Mexico, Top 10 Operators By Oil and Gas Production (Million Boe), 2009 52
Table 27: BP Plc, Major GOM Projects Under Development, 2010 54
Table 28: Anadarko Petroleum, Deep Water GOM, Major Projects Details, 2010 56
Table 29: Deep Water Gulf of Mexico, Merger and Acquisition Activities, By Deal Value and Volume, 2006Jun 2010 57
Table 30: Deep Water Gulf of Mexico, Major Deals By Deal Value, 2006Jun 2010 58
Table 31: Global Crude Oil Reserves For Major Countries (Billion Barrels), 2009 59
Table 32: Oil Sands Mining and In-Situ Projects Summary (Mbbl/d), April 2010 61
Table 33: Oil Sands, Canada, Planned Projects, 20112023 62
Table 34: Canada, Oil Sands Production (Million Barrels Per Day), 20022015 66
Table 35: Oil Sands, Canada, Forecasts of Gross Bitumen Production by Region and Process Technology, (Thousand Barrels Per Day), 20092015 67
Table 36: Oil Sands, Canada, Forecasts of Gross Bitumen Production by Region, Thousand Barrels per Day, 20092015 68
Table 37: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Capital Expenditure ($m), 20022010 69
Table 38: Comparison Between Annual Growth Rate of Conventional and Unconventional Production of Crude Oil, (Million Barrels Per Day), 20082035 72
Table 39: The US, Crude Oil Imports from Top Five Countries , 2004 and 2009 73
Table 40: Canada, Average Per Barrel Emissions Relative to the Average Barrel Consumed in the US, January-June 2009 74
Table 41: Canada, Oil Sands Production By Major Companies, MMbbl, 2009 76
Table 42: Suncor Energy Inc, Oil Sands Projects, 20092011 77
Table 43: Oil Sands Production Excluding Syncrude (Million Barrels/day), 20052009 77
Table 44: Exxon Mobil, Bitumen Production, (Million Barrels), 20072009 78
Table 45: Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Plan for Horizon Oil Sands, 2009 Onwards 79
Table 46: Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Production of Synthetic Crude Oil From Horizon Oil Sands Project, May 2010 80
Table 47: Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Capital Expenditure on Oil Sands Mining and Upgrading ($m), 20072009 80
Table 48: Syncrude and Canadian Oil Sands Trust, Resources and Reserves Details (billion barrels), 2009 82
Table 49: Canadian Oil Sands Trust, Syncrude Oil Sand Projects Outlook, 2010 83
Table 50: Cenovus, Bitumen Proved and Probable Reserves, 20072009 84
Table 51: Cenovus, Bitumen Proved and Probable Reserves (After Royalties), 20072009 84
Table 52: Chevron Corporation, Oil Sands Production (MMbbl), 20052009 86
Table 53:Canadian Oil Sands Industry, Merger and Acquisition Activities By Deal Value and Volume, 2006-July 2010 87
Table 54: Canadian Oil Sands Industry, Top 10 Merger and Acquisitions By Deal Value ($m), 2007July 2010 87
Table 55: Brazil, Estimated Recoverable Reserves After Pre-Salt Discoveries, 2009 90
Table 56: Brazil, Santos Basin, Details Of Pre-Salt Discoveries, 2009 93
Table 57: Brazil, Santos Basin, Tupi Discovery Details, 2010 94
Table 58: Brazil, Campos and Espirito Santo Basins, Major Discoveries, 20072009 96
Table 59: Brazil, Crude Oil Production and Consumption (Thousand Barrels Per Day), 20002020 104
Table 60: Brazil, Drilling Rigs Requirement In Brazil Offshore, 20082018 105
Table 61: Brazil Pre-salt Basins, Expected Oil Production, (Thousand Barrels Per Day), 20102020 106
Table 62: Petrobras, Oil Production In Brazil (Thousand Barrels Per Day), 20092020 109
Table 63: BG Group, Brazil Pre-Salt Licenses, 2009 110
Table 64: Petrogal, Pre-salt Exploration Blocks In Brazil, 2009 112
Table 65: Anadarko, Exploration Blocks In Brazil, 2009 112
Table 66: BP Plc, Acquired Exploration Blocks In Brazil, 2010 113
Table 67: Brazil Pre-salt, Major Merger and Acquisitions, 2007-June 2010 114
Table 68: Venezuela, Exploration Blocks, 20002009 116
Table 69: Venezuela, Major Planned E&P Projects, 2010 117
Table 70: South America, Growth in Crude Oil Reserves in Major Countries (Million Barrels), 20002009 120
Table 71: Venezuela, Historic and Forecast Heavy Oil Production (Thousand Barrels per day), 20002015 121
Table 72: PDVSA, Capital Expenditure ($ bn), 20082013 122
Table 73: PDVSA, Major Joint Ventures With IOCs and NOCs To Develop Domestic Oil and Gas Industry, 20082010 125
Table 74: Colombia, Number of New Oil and Gas Discoveries by Basin, 20042010 129
Table 75: Global Oil & Gas Discoveries by Top 10 Countries, 20092010 132
Table 76: Colombia, Number of Oil and Gas Discoveries, 2006-June 2010 133
Table 77: Colombia, List of Oil and Gas Discoveries, 2010 134
Table 78: Colombia, Number Of Wildcats Drilled and Success Rate (%), 20002009 137
Table 79: Colombia, GDP at Current Prices ($m), 20002009 139
Table 80: Colombia, Crude Oil (Million Barrels) and Natural Gas (Bcf) Production, 20002015 140
Table 81: Colombia, Type of Oil and Gas Companies in Upstream Sector, 2009 140
Table 82: Colombia, Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production by Major Companies (Million Barrels of Oil Equivalent), 20002009 141
Table 83: Compania Espanola de Petroleos, S.A, Number of Exploration Blocks by Country, 20002009 142
Table 84: Occidental Corporation, Crude Oil Production in Colombia (Million Barrels), 20002009 143
Table 85:Colombia Upstream Sector, Merger and Acquisition Activities By Deal Value and Volume, 2006-June 2010 144
Table 86: Colombia Upstream Sector, Top 10 Deals By Deal Value ($m), 2006-June 2010 145
Table 87: Europe, Major Prospective Gas Shale Plays in Different Countries, 2010 147
Table 88: Poland, Baltic Basin, Key Characteristics, 2010 148
Table 89: Europe Shale Gas, Acreage of Major Companies by Country, 2010 153
Table 90: Europe, Major Merger and Acquisition Activities, 20082010 157
Table 91: West Africa, Oil and Gas Discoveries By Country, 2007June 2010 160
Table 92: West Africa, Historic Onshore and Offshore Oil and Gas Production (Million boe), 20002009 161
Table 93: West Africa, Historic Offshore Oil Production By Country (Million Barrels), 20002009 162
Table 94: West Africa, Major Countries by Offshore Oil Production (Million Barrels), 2009 164
Table 95: Angola, Offshore Exploration Blocks, Equity Details, 2010 165
Table 96: Ghana, Number Of Exploration Blocks, 20052010 166
Table 97: Ghana, Offshore Exploration Blocks, Equity Details, 2010 167
Table 98: West Africa, Planned LNG Terminals, 20102015 174
Table 99:West Africa, Historic and Forecast Offshore Oil Production (Million Barrels), 20002015 176
Table 100: West Africa, Historic and Forecast Offshore Natural Gas Production (Bcf), 20002015 178
Table 101: West Africa, Top Offshore Oil and Gas Producers, 2009 180
Table 102: West Africa, Merger and Acquisition Activities By Deal Value and Volume, 2010 181
Table 103: West Africa, Top 10 Deals by Deal Value, ($m), 2007 June 2010 182
Table 104: Global, Top 10 Countries By Oil Reserves And Oil Production, 2009 184
Table 105: Iraq, Fields Offered In The First Petroleum Licensing Round, 2010 185
Table 106: Iraq, Petroleum Licensing Round 1 Bid Results 185
Table 107: Iraq, Petroleum Licensing Round 1 Bid Results (Cont.) 186
Table 108:Iraq, Petroleum Licensing Round 2, Estimated Recoverable Reserves, Major Fields Offered 189
Table 109:Iraq, Petroleum Licensing Round 2 Bid Results 190
Table 110: Iraq, Un-awarded Fields In The Second Petroleum Licensing Round, 2010 193
Table 111: Iraq, Growth In Crude Oil Production (Million Barrels per Day), 20002015 197
Table 112: Iraq, Upstream Sector, Major Deals By Deal Value, 2006June 2010 199
Table 113: Iraq, Upstream Sector, Major Deals Announced, January 2010- July 2010 199
Table 114: Bowen Basin, Coal Seam Gas Reserves and Production (Bcf), 20052009 203
Table 115:Surat Basin, Coal Seam Gas Reserves and Production (Bcf), 20052009 204
Table 116: New South Wales, Major Coal Seam Gas Basins and Potential, 2010 207
Table 117: Metgasco, Clarence Moreton Basin, CSG Reserves, 2010 209
Table 118: Arrow Energy, Clarence Moreton Basin, Details Of Wells Drilled In 2009 209
Table 119: Queensland, Surat Bowen Basin, Major Coal Seam Gas Projects, 2010 210
Table 120:Queensland, Surat Bowen Basin, Major Coal Seam Gas Projects, 2010 (Contd 1) 211
Table 121:Queensland, Surat Bowen Basin, Major Coal Seam Gas Projects, 2010 (Contd 2) 212
Table 122: New South Wales, PEL 238 Reserves and Contingent Resources History (Bcf), 20072009 215
Table 123:Australia, Proposed CSG To LNG Projects, 2010 215
Table 124:Australia, Historic and Forecast CSG Production (Bcf), 20042015 218
Table 125: Origin Energy, Number OF CSG Wells Drilled, 20082009 220
Table 126: Australia, Santos Energy, CSG Reserves and Resources, (Bcf), 2009 220
Table 127:Australia, Coal Seam Gas Industry, Merger and Acquisition Activities By Deal Value and Volume, 2007-June 2010 223
Table 128:Australia, CSG Industry, Top 10 Merger and Acquisition Deals By Deal Value, 2007-June 2010 223
Figure 1: Global, Top 10 Emerging Exploration and Production Markets, 2010 13
Figure 2: Historic and Forecast Natural Gas, The US, Production By Type (Bcf/d), 20042015 16
Figure 3: Historic and Forecast Unconventional Natural Gas, The US, Production By Type (Bcf/d), 20042015 17
Figure 4: The US, Major Gas Shale Plays, 2010 19
Figure 5: Major Shale Gas Plays, The US, Well Profile, Mmcf/d, 2009 20
Figure 6: Barnett Shale, The US, Number Of Drilling Permits, 20042009 22
Figure 7: Barnett Shale, The US, Top Ten Gas Producers, 2009 23
Figure 8: Fayetteville Shale Play, The US, Growth In The Number of Wells, 20042009 24
Figure 9:Haynesville Shale Play, The US, Growth In the Number Of Wells, July 2009-June 2010 26
Figure 10:US Shale Gas, Marcellus Shale Pennsylvania, Number Of Wells Drilled, 2008-May 2010 27
Figure 11: The US, Historic and Forecast Production From Major Shale Gas Plays (Bcf/d), 20042015 29
Figure 12: Global, Oil and Natural Gas Prices and Oil to Gas Ratio Trend, 20062010 31
Figure 13: Shale Gas, The US, Merger and Acquisition Activities By Deal Value and Volume, 2006June 2010 35
Figure 14:Gulf Of Mexico, Increasing Share of Deep Water Production (Million Boe), 20002009 37
Figure 15: The Gulf of Mexico, Historic Deep Water Oil and Gas Production (Million Boe), 20002009 38
Figure 16: Gulf of Mexico, Lower Tertiary Play, 2010 39
Figure 17: Deep Water Gulf Of Mexico, Alaminos Canyon, Keathley Canyon and Walker Ridge,Location 42
Figure 18: Gulf of Mexico Deep Water, Historic and Forecast Oil and Gas Production (Million Boe), 20002015 46
Figure 19: Gulf Of Mexico, Lease Sales, Total Investment and Acreage Sold, 20072010 48
Figure 20: Central Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 213, Major Companies By Investment ($m), 2010 49
Figure 21: Gulf of Mexico, Top 10 Operators by Oil and Gas Production (Million Boe), 2009 52
Figure 22: BP Plc, GOM Asset Map, 2010 53
Figure 23: Chevron, Location of Major GOM Deep Water Projects and Discoveries, 2010 55
Figure 24: Anadarko Petroleum, Deep water GOM, Location Of Assets, 2010 55
Figure 25: Deep Water Gulf of Mexico, Merger and Acquisition Activities by Deal Value and Volume, 2006Jun 2010 57
Figure 26: Global Crude Oil Reserves For Major Countries (Billion Barrels), 2009 59
Figure 27: Oil Sands, Canada, Forecasts of Gross Bitumen Production by Region and Process Technology, (Thousand Barrels Per Day), 20092015 67
Figure 28:Oil Sands, Canada, Forecasts of Gross Bitumen Production by Region, Thousand Barrels Per Day, 20092015 68
Figure 29: Oil Sands, Canada, Market Share (%) by Company, 2009 75
Figure 30: Major Oil and Gas Companies, Oil Sands Value ($ bn), 2009 76
Figure 31: Exxon Mobil Corporation, Bitumen Production, (Million Barrels), 20072009 79
Figure 32: Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Canadian Oil Sands Projects, Location Map, 2010 81
Figure 33: Syncrude Oil Sand Projects, Equity Ownership, 2009 82
Figure 34: Canadian Oil Sands Industry, Merger and Acquisition Activities By Deal Value and Volume, 2006July 2010 86
Figure 35: Brazil, Pre-Salt Province, 2009 89
Figure 36: Brazil, Estimated Recoverable Reserves Post Pre-salt Discoveries, 2009 90
Figure 37: Brazil, Santos Basin, Seismic Line / Geological Section, 2009 91
Figure 38: Brazil, Santos Basin, Major Pre-Salt Discoveries, 2009 92
Figure 39: Brazil, Campos Basin, Major Discoveries, 20072009 97
Figure 40: Brazil, Pre-Salt Development Timelines, 20082020 100
Figure 41: Brazil, Pre-salt Development, Major Technological Developments Under Evaluation 101
Figure 42: Brazil, Crude Oil Production and Consumption (Thousand Barrels Per Day), 20002020 104
Figure 43:Brazil Pre-salt Basins, Expected Oil Production (Thousand Barrels Per Day), 20102020 106
Figure 44: Petrobras, Increasing Share of Pre-Salt Production (Thousand Barrels Per Day), 20092020 109
Figure 45: BG Group, Brazil Pre-Salt Licenses, 2009 110
Figure 46: Repsol, Location of Assets in Brazil, 2009 111
Figure 47: Map of the Orinoco Heavy Oil Belt, Venezuela 115
Figure 48: Venezuela, Exploration Blocks, 20002009 116
Figure 49: South America, Crude Oil Reserves in Major Countries (Million Barrels), 20002009 119
Figure 50: Venezuela, Historic and Forecast Heavy Oil Production (Thousand Barrels per Day), 20002015 121
Figure 51: PDVSA, Capital Expenditure ($ bn), 20082013 122
Figure 52: Foreign Countries Investing in Orinoco Heavy Oil Belt, Venezuela, 2010 123
Figure 53: South and Central America, Major Countries by Oil and Gas Reserves (billion boe), 2009 128
Figure 54: Colombia, Geospatial View of Mature Basins, 2010 130
Figure 55: Colombia, Geospatial View of Emerging and Frontier Basins, 2010 131
Figure 56: Global Oil and Gas Discoveries by Top 10 Countries, 20092010 132
Figure 57: Colombia, Number of Oil and Gas Discoveries, 2006-June 2010 133
Figure 58: Colombia, Exploration Area by Type (Million Hectares), 20032010 135
Figure 59: Colombia, Geospatial View of Exploration Area, 2010 135
Figure 60: Colombia, Number of Contracts Signed, 20052009 136
Figure 61: Colombia, Number Of Wildcats Drilled and Success Rate (%), 20002009 137
Figure 62: Colombia, Flow of FDIs in Oil and Gas Sector ($m), 20032009 138
Figure 63: Colombia, Crude Oil (Million Barrels) and Natural Gas (Bcf) Production, 20002015 139
Figure 64: Ecopetrol, Split of Investment Plan by Segment (%), 2010 142
Figure 65:Colombia, Upstream Sector, Merger and Acquisition Activities By Deal Value and Volume, 2006-June 2010 144
Figure 66: Europe, Major Shale Gas Basins, 2010 146
Figure 67: Poland Shale, Stratigraphy of Major Shale Plays 148
Figure 68: Germany, Posidonia Shale, Lower Saxony Basin, Map, 2010 149
Figure 69: Poland, Concession Map, 2010 154
Figure 70: West Africa, Oil and Gas Discoveries By Country, 2007June 2010 159
Figure 71: West Africa, Share Of Offshore Production in Total Oil and Gas Production (%), 20002009 160
Figure 72:West Africa, Historic Offshore Oil Production By Country (Million Barrels), 20002009 162
Figure 73: West Africa, Percentage Share Of Offshore Oil Production In Total Production For Major Countries, 2009 163
Figure 74: West Africa, Major Countries by Offshore Oil Production (Million Barrels), 2009 164
Figure 75: Ghana, Number Of Exploration Blocks, 20052010 166
Figure 76: Angola, Block 15, Locations Major Fields, 2010 170
Figure 77: Ghana, Jubilee Field Location, 2010 172
Figure 78: West Africa, Historic and Forecast Offshore Oil and Gas Production (Million Boe), 20002015 174
Figure 79:West Africa, Historic and Forecast Offshore Oil Production (Million Barrels), 20002015 175
Figure 80:West Africa, Historic and Forecast Offshore Natural Gas Production (Bcf), 20002015 177
Figure 81: West Africa, Top Offshore Exploration Block Holders, 2009 179
Figure 82: West Africa, Top Offshore Oil and Gas Producers, 2009 180
Figure 83: West Africa, Merger and Acquisition Activities By Deal Value and Volume, 2010 181
Figure 84: Global, Top 10 Countries By Oil Reserves And Oil Production, 2009 183
Figure 85: Iraq, Rumaila Zubair and West Qurna Fields Location, 2010 188
Figure 86: Iraq, Growth In Crude Oil Production (Million Barrels per Day), 20002015 196
Figure 87: Iraq, Crude Oil Production by Company (%), 2009 198
Figure 88: Australia, Queensland, Growth in 2P CSG Reserves (Bcf), June 2006June 2009 200
Figure 89: Australia, Queensland, Growth In Production (Bcf), 19972009 201
Figure 90: Queensland, Major Coal Basins 202
Figure 91: Bowen Basin, Coal Seam Gas Reserves and Production (Bcf), 20052009 203
Figure 92: Surat Basin, Coal Seam Gas Reserves and Production (Bcf), 20052009 204
Figure 93: Australia, Coal Seam Gas Industry, Galilee Basin Location, 2010 205
Figure 94: Australia, Clarence Moreton Basin Location, 2010 208
Figure 95: Australia, New South Wales, Narrabri CSG Project, 2010 214
Figure 96: Australia, Historic and Forecast CSG Production (Bcf), 20042015 218
Figure 97: Australia, Origin Energy, Location Coal Seam Gas Assets, 2010 219
Figure 98: Australia, Origin Energy, Location acreage position of Arrow Assets, 2010 221
Figure 99: Australia Coal Seam Gas Industry, Merger and Acquisition Activities By Deal Value and Volume , 2007-June 2010 222