Global Gas Shales Development, 2011 - North America Sets The Momentum For Shale Gas Developments Worldwide


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Global Gas Shales Development, 2011 - North America Sets The Momentum For Shale Gas Developments Worldwide, is the latest report from industry analysis specialists GlobalData, analyzing the key issues and trends in the global shale gas industry. The report provides information on global shale gas distribution and the chronology of shale gas development in the US, highlighting the role that the US played in global shale gas development. Based on data and information sourced from proprietary databases, primary and secondary research and in-house analysis by GlobalDatas team of industry experts, the report covers information and updates on activities in gas shales in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Africa.

Scope

The report analyzes the key trends and issues prevailing in the shale gas industry and details how North America has set the momentum for shale gas developments worldwide.
The report primarily focuses on - 

  • Shale gas development activities in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Africa
  • The role of Norht America in global shale gas development
  • Key trends and issues in global shale gas development 
  • Recent development updates on companies in various major shales plays across the world
  • Production trends in different shale plays and major M&A deals 
  • A detailed competitive landscape of major shale plays, major companies by acreage and production in different shales

Reasons to buy

The up-to-date report will enhance your decision-making capability by allowing you to - 

  • Keep abreast of the current activities of various companies in different shale plays across the world
  • Develop business strategies with the help of specific insights about the recent developments in shale gas plays globally
  • Identify opportunities and challenges in the global shale gas industry
  • Gain insights on critical success factors in the global shale gas market
Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents
1 Table of Contents 3
1.1 List of Tables 4
1.2 List of Figures 5

2 Introduction 6
2.1 Overview 6
2.2 GlobalData Report Guidance 6

3 Global Shale Gas Resources, An Overview 7
3.1 Global Distribution of Shale Gas Resources 7
3.2 Global Shale Gas - Chronology of Development 9
3.3 Global Shale Gas Development, Key Trends and Issues 9
3.3.1 North America has Been the Only Region to Monetize its Shale Gas Resources 9
3.3.2 Success of Independent E&P Companies Prompted IOCs and NOCs to Invest in Gas Shales in the US 10
3.3.3 Chinas NOCs are Foraying into North American Gas Shale Plays to Acquire Technical Expertise for Shale Gas Development 11
3.3.4 Development of Shale Gas Resources would Enable Eastern Europe to Reduce its Dependence on Russian Gas 11
3.3.5 Differential Between Natural Gas Prices in the US, Europe and Asia-Pacific would Encourage Gas Exports from the US 12
3.3.6 Oil and Gas Companies are Awarding Contracts to Pipelines and Equipment and Services Companies to Develop Gas Shale Plays 13
3.3.7 Developments in Gas Shale Plays have Boosted Growth of Oil and Gas Services Companies 15

4 Shale Gas Developments in North America 16
4.1.1 Barnett, Haynesville, Marcellus and Fayetteville are Some of the Most Prolific Gas Shales in the US 16
4.1.2 The Haynesville/Bossier Shale 23
4.1.3 The Marcellus Shale 30
4.1.4 The Fayetteville Shale 39
4.1.5 The Woodford Shale 44
4.1.6 The Antrim Shale 50
4.1.7 The Utica Shale 54
4.1.8 The Montney Shale 57

5 Shale Gas Developments in Europe 59
5.1.1 Development Potential - Project Gas Shales in Europe 61
5.1.2 Major Companies Operating in European Shale Gas Market 62
5.1.3 Major M&A and Asset Transactions in the Shale Gas Plays in Europe 63
5.1.4 Investments in European Shale Gas Industry 63
5.1.5 Shale Gas Market in Poland, Europe, an Overview 64
5.1.6 Shale Gas Market in Western Europe 67

6 Shale Gas Developments in Asia-Pacific and Africa 74
6.1.1 Shale Gas in China, Overview 74
6.1.2 China is Planning to Develop its Unconventional Gas Resources to Reduce Dependence on Gas Imports 75
6.1.3 Shale Gas Development in India 76
6.1.4 Shale Gas Development in Australia 76
6.1.5 Shale Gas Developments in North Africa 77

7 Appendix 78
7.1 Market Definitions 78
7.2 Abbreviations 78
7.3 Methodology 79
7.3.1 Coverage 79
7.3.2 Secondary Research 79
7.3.3 Primary Research 79
7.4 Contact Us 80
7.5 Disclaimer 80
7.6 Sources 80

Table 1: Chronology of Shale Gas Development in the US 9
Table 2: Regions, Monetization Status of Shale Gas Resources, 2011 9
Table 3: Gas Shale Resources, Key Deals and Acquisitions by Chinas Oil and Gas Companies, Global, 2010-2011 11
Table 4: Gas Shale Resources, New Contracts Awarded, Global, January 2011-September 2011 13
Table 5: Gas Shale Resources, Barnett Shale Characteristics (Industry Average Numbers) 17
Table 6: Gas Shale Resources, Barnett Shale, Top Operators by Acreage, Latest Reported Information 18
Table 7: Gas Shale Resources, Barnett Shale, Major Companies by Oil and Gas Production, (bcfe), 2010 19
Table 8: Gas Shale Resources, Barnett Shale, Partnerships, Asset Transaction and Acquisitions, 2010-September, 2011 20
Table 9: Gas Shale Resources, Barnett Shale, Historic Production, bcfe, 2006-2010 22
Table 10: Gas Shale Resources, Haynesville Shale Characteristics (Industry Average Numbers) 24
Table 11: Gas Shale Resources, Haynesville Shale Play, Top 10 Operators by Acreage, Latest Reported Information 25
Table 12: Gas Shale Resources, Haynesville Shale, Major Companies by Oil and Gas Production, bcfe, 2010 26
Table 13: Gas Shale Resources, Haynesville Shale, Recent Deals, 2010-Sept, 2011 27
Table 14: Gas Shale Resources, Haynesville Shale, The US, Historic Production, bcfe, 2006-2010 29
Table 15: Gas Shale Resources, Marcellus Shale, Key Characteristics (Industry Average Numbers) 30
Table 16: Gas Shale Resources, Marcellus Shale, Top Companies by Acreages, Latest Reported Information 33
Table 17: Gas Shale Resources, Marcellus Shale, Major Companies by Production, 2010 (bcfe) 34
Table 18: Gas Shale Resources, Marcellus Shale, Recent Deals, Jan - Sept, 2011 35
Table 19: Gas Shale Resources, Marcellus Shale, Oil and Gas Production, bcfe, 2006-2010 38
Table 20: Gas Shale Resources, Fayetteville Shale Characteristics (Industry Average Numbers) 39
Table 21: Gas Shale Resources, Fayetteville Shale, Top Companies by Acreage (Acres), Latest Reported Information 40
Table 22: Gas Shale Resources, Fayetteville Shale, Major Companies by Production, (bcf), 2010 41
Table 23: Gas Shale Resources, Fayetteville Shale, Recent Deals, 2010-Sept, 2011 42
Table 24: Gas Shale Resources, Fayetteville Shale Play, Historical Production, bcfe, 2006-2010 43
Table 25: Gas Shale Resources, Woodford Shale, Key Characteristics (Industry Average Numbers) 44
Table 26: Gas Shale Resources, Woodford Shale, Top Companies by Net Acreage, Latest Reported Information 45
Table 27: Gas Shale Resources, Woodford Shale, Top Companies by Production, 2010, bcfe 46
Table 28: Gas Shale Resources, Woodford Shale, Major Acquisitions and Asset Transactions, 2010-Sept, 2011 47
Table 29: Gas Shale Resources, Woodford Shale, Historical Production, 2006-2010 49
Table 30: Gas Shale Resources, Antrim Shale Characteristics (Industry Average Numbers) 50
Table 31: Gas Shale Resources, Antrim Shale, Top Operators by Production, 2010, bcfe 51
Table 32: Gas Shale Resources, Antrim Shale, Major Asset Transactions, 2010 52
Table 33: Gas Shale Resources, Antrim Shale, Historical Production, 2006-2010 53
Table 34: Gas Shale Resources, Utica Shale Play, Key Characteristics, (Industry Average Numbers) 54
Table 35: Gas Shale Resources, Utica Shale Play, Companies and their Acreage, Latest Available Information 55
Table 36: Gas Shale Resources, Utica Shale, Asset Transaction, 2010 - September, 2011 56
Table 37: Gas Shale Resources, Montney Shale Play, Key Characteristics, (Industry Average Numbers) 57
Table 38: Gas Shale Resources, Montney Shale Play, Companies and their Acreage, Latest Available Information 57
Table 39: Gas Shale Resources, Montney Shale, Asset Transaction, 2010 - September, 2011 58
Table 40: Gas Shale Resources, Risked Gas in Place by Country, Europe, tcf, 2010 59
Table 41: Gas Shale Resources, Major Companies Operating in Different Countries, Europe, 2011 62
Table 42: Gas Shale Resources, Major Partnerships, M&A and Asset Transaction Activities, Europe, 2011 63
Table 43: Gas Shale Resources, Natural Gas Statistics, Poland, tcf, 2009 64
Table 44: Gas Shale Resources, China Shale Gas Basins, Key Information, 2011 75
Table 45: Gas Shale Resources, M&A and Asset Transaction Activities, Australia, 2011 77
Figure 1: Gas Shale Resources, Distribution of Risked In-Place Gas, by Region (%), February 2011 7
Figure 2: Gas Shale Resources, Distribution of Risked In-Place Gas, by Region (Tcf), February 2011 7
Figure 3: Gas Shale Resources, Distribution of Technically Recoverable Gas, by Region (%), February 2011 8
Figure 4: Gas Shale Resources, Distribution of Technically Recoverable Gas, by Region (tcf), February 2011 8
Figure 5: Mergers and Acquisitions, Global Shale Deals of IOCs, 2007 - 2010 10
Figure 6: Natural Gas Market, The US, LNG Imports, Q3 2009 - Q2 2011 12
Figure 7: Gas Shale Resources, Barnett Shale, Texas, Location 16
Figure 8: Gas Shale Resources, Barnett Shale Play, Key Activity Area, August 2011 17
Figure 9: Gas Shale Resources, Barnett Shale, Top Companies by Acreage, Latest Reported Information 18
Figure 10: Gas Shale Resources, Barnett Shale, Major Companies by Production, (bcfe), 2010 19
Figure 11: Gas Shale Resources, Barnett Shale, Historic Production, bcfe, 2006-2010 22
Figure 12: Gas Shale Resources, Haynesville Shale, Louisiana-East Texas, Location, 2010 23
Figure 13: Gas Shale Resources, Haynesville Shale, Approximate Depth, 2010 24
Figure 14: Gas Shale Resources, Haynesville Shale Play, Top Operators by Acreage, Latest Reported Information 25
Figure 15: Gas Shale Resources, Haynesville Shale, Major Companies by Production, bcfe, 2010 26
Figure 16: Gas Shale Resources, Haynesville Shale, The US, Historic Production, bcfe, 2006-2010 29
Figure 17: Gas Shale Resources, Marcellus Shale, Location 31
Figure 18: Gas Shale Resources, Marcellus Shale Play, Key Activity Area, January - July 2011 32
Figure 19: Gas Shale Resources, Marcellus Shale, Top Companies by Acreage, Latest Reported Information 33
Figure 20: Gas Shale Resources, Marcellus Shale, Major Companies by Production, (bcfe), 2010 34
Figure 21: Gas Shale Resources, Marcellus Shale, Expected Production, bcfe, 2006-2010 38
Figure 22: Gas Shale Resources, Fayetteville Shale, Location 39
Figure 23: Gas Shale Resources, Fayetteville Shale, Top Companies by Acreage (Acres), Latest Reported Information 40
Figure 24: Gas Shale Resources, Fayetteville Shale, Major Companies by Production, (bcf), 2010 41
Figure 25: Gas Shale Resources, Fayetteville Shale Play, Historical Production, bcfe, 2006-2010 43
Figure 26: Gas Shale Resources, Woodford Shale, Location Map 44
Figure 27: Gas Shale Resources, Woodford Shale, Top Companies by Net Acreage, Latest Reported Information 45
Figure 28: Gas Shale Resources, Woodford Shale, Top Companies by Production, bcfe, 2010 46
Figure 29: Gas Shale Resources, Woodford Shale, Historical Production, 2006-2010 49
Figure 30: Gas Shale Resources, Antrim Shale, Location Map 50
Figure 31: Gas Shale Resources, Antrim Shale, Top Operators by Production, bcfe, 2010 51
Figure 32: Gas Shale Resources, Antrim Shale, Historical Production, 2006-2010 53
Figure 33: Gas Shale Resources, Utica Shale Play, Depth Structure Map, 2011 54
Figure 34: Gas Shale Resources, Utica Shale Play, Acreage Location of Major Companies, 2011 55
Figure 35: Gas Shale Resources, Montney and Doig Resource Plays, Stratigraphic Profile, 2011 57
Figure 36: Gas Shale Resources, Risked Gas in Place by Country, Europe, tcf, 2010 59
Figure 37: Gas Shale Resources, Potential Basins for Exploration, Europe, 2010 60
Figure 38: Gas Shale Resources, Technically Recoverable Gas by Country, Europe, tcf, 2010 61
Figure 39: Gas Shale Resources, Natural Gas Statistics, Poland, tcf, 2009 64
Figure 40: Gas Shale Resources, Major Shale Gas Basins, Poland, 2011 65
Figure 41: Gas Shale Resources, Shale Gas Reservoir Properties and Resources, Poland 65
Figure 42: Gas Shale Resources, Shale Gas Leasing Activity, Poland 66
Figure 43: Gas Shale Resources, Major Shale Gas Basins, Western Europe, 2011 67
Figure 44: Gas Shale Resources, Shale Gas Reservoir Properties and Resources, Western Europe 67
Figure 45: Gas Shale Resources, Western Europe, Paris Basin 68
Figure 46: Gas Shale Resources, Western Europe, France South East Basin 69
Figure 47: Gas Shale Resources, Western Europe, North Sea German Basin 70
Figure 48: Gas Shale Resources, Western Europe, Scandinavian Alum Shale 71
Figure 49: Gas Shale Resources, Western Europe, UK Northern and Southern Petroleum System 72
Figure 50: Gas Shale Resources, Recent Drilling Activity, Poland, 2011 73
Figure 51: Gas Shale Resources, Shale Gas Basins, China, 2011 74