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


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GlobalData’s new report “Marcellus Shale in the US - Gas Shale Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2020” analyzes the recent activities in the Marcellus shale gas play. The report details the operational activities in the play, analyzing drilling activities, cost trends, initial production rates and the well decline curves. The research also provides information on production trends in the Marcellus shale gas play with forecasts to 2020. It analyzes the competitive landscape of the Marcellus shale, detailing operations of the top five companies. The report highlights infrastructure details in the shale gas play. It also details the merger and acquisition activities in the shale play during the period between 2007 and 2010. 

Scope

The report analyzes the activities in the US Marcellus shale gas play. The scope of the report includes -

  • Details of the major companies in the Marcellus shale gas play by acreage and by production
  • Marcellus shale production trends and expected production during 2009-2020
  • Cost per well and costs of finding and development in the shale gas play are discussed
  • Marcellus shale drilling statistics by period, company and county are detailed
  • Details of major infrastructure developments in the play over the past years
  • Information on the major mergers and acquisitions in the Marcellus shale play between 2007 and 2010
  • Analysis of the operations of major companies in the play, such as Chesapeake Energy, Range Resources, Talisman Energy and others.
Reasons to buy

The report will enhance your decision making capability. It will allow you to -

  • Understand the changing dynamics of the oil and gas industry in the US by understanding the role of shale gas plays in the energy industry of the country
  • Develop business strategies with the help of specific insights about this shale play
  • Understand trends and activities in the Marcellus shale gas play
  • Understand the market positioning of the major players in this shale gas play
  • Increase future revenue and profitability with the help of insights about future opportunities and critical success factors in the shale gas plays.
Table of Content

1 Table of contents 2

1.1 List of Tables 3
1.2 List of Figures 3

2 Introduction 4

2.1 Overview 4
2.2 Report Guidance 4

3 Marcellus Shale Overview 5
3.1 Marcellus Shale Paly, Key Characteristics 5
3.2 Marcellus Shale, Play Activity Analysis 6

4 Marcellus Shale, Operational Overview 8
4.1 Marcellus Shale, Initial Production Rates 8
4.2 Marcellus Shale, Well Profile 9
4.3 Marcellus Shale, Production Trends, 2009-2020 10
4.3.1 Marcellus Shale, Production Activity by State, 2010 10
4.3.2 Marcellus Shale, Production Trends, 2009-2020 12
4.4 Marcellus Shale, Cost Trends, 2010 13
4.4.1 Well Cost 13
4.4.2 Finding and Development Cost 14
4.5 Marcellus Shale, Drilling Activities, 2010 14
4.5.1 Marcellus Shale, Drilling Activities in Pennsylvania, 2010 14

5 Marcellus Shale, Competitive Landscape 19
5.1 Marcellus Shale, Major Companies by Acreage, 2010 19
5.2 Marcellus Shale, Major Companies by Production, 2010 21
5.3 Marcellus Shale, Future Plans by Major Companies, 2010 23

6 Marcellus Shale, Analysis of Top 5 Companies 24
6.1 Chesapeake Energy 24
6.2 Range Resources 26
6.3 Talisman Energy 29
6.4 Statoil 31
6.5 Royal Dutch Shell Plc. 32

7 Infrastructure 34
7.1 Marcellus Shale, State Funding For Infrastructure 34
7.2 Marcellus Shale, Major Infrastructure Developments 34

8 Marcellus Shale, Merger and Acquisition Activites 36
8.1 Marcellus Shale, Merger and Acquisition Details, 2007-2010 36
8.2 Marcellus Shale, Deals Activity, 2010 37

9 Marcellus Shale, Environmental Concerns 38
9.1 New York State Drilling Moratorium 38
9.2 State Governments Steps to Decrease Environmental Impact 38

10 Appendix 41
10.1 Abbreviations 41
10.2 Methodology 41
10.2.1 Coverage 41
10.2.2 Secondary Research 42
10.2.3 Primary Research 42
10.2.4 Expert Panel Validation 42
10.3 Contact Us 43
10.4 Disclaimer 43
Table 1: Marcellus Shale, Key Characteristics, 2010 5
Table 2: Marcellus Shale, Recent Wells Drilled in The Play, 2010 8
Table 3: Marcellus Shale Well, Expected Decline Rates, 2010 9
Table 4: Marcellus Shale, Pennsylvania, Top 10 Producers by Production, Jan-Dec 2009 11
Table 5: Marcellus Shale, New York, Well Production Details, 2009 11
Table 6: Marcellus Shale, Expected Production, bcfe, 2009-2020 13
Table 7: Marcellus Shale, Cost Per Well For Major Companies Operating, 2010 13
Table 8: Marcellus Shale, Finding and Development Cost Per Mcfe, ($/Mcfe), 2010 14
Table 9: Marcellus Shale, Number of Drilling Permits Issued in Pennsylvania, Jan 2010 Nov 2010 15
Table 10: Marcellus Shale, Pennsylvania, Number of Wells Drilled, Jan 2010 Nov 2010 16
Table 11: Marcellus Shale, New York, Wells Drilled By County, 2008-2009 18
Table 12: Marcellus Shale, Top Companies by Acreages, 2010 20
Table 13: Marcellus Shale, Major Companies by Production, (MMcfe/d), 3Q 2010 22
Table 14: Marcellus Shale, Planned Capital Expenditure By Companies, 2011 23
Table 15: Marcellus Shale, Planned Drilling Activity By Companies, 2011 23
Table 16: Marcellus Shale, Chesapeake Energy, Proved Reserves and Production, bcf, 2009-2010 25
Table 17: Chesapeake Energy, Marcellus Shale Key Operational Parameters, 2010 25
Table 18: Marcellus Shale, Range Resources, Net Production, MMcfe/day, 2007- 2010 (3Q) 28
Table 19: Range Resources, Marcellus Shale Key Operational Parameters, 2010 28
Table 20: Marcellus Shale, Talisman Energy, Net Production, MMcfe/day, 2008- 2010 (3Q) 30
Table 21: Talisman Energy, Marcellus Shale Key Operational Parameters, 2010 31
Table 22: Statoil, Marcellus Shale Key Operational Parameters, 2010 31
Table 23: Royal Dutch Shell, Marcellus Shale Key Operational Parameters, 2010 33
Table 24: Marcellus Shale Play, Merger and Acquisition Activities, 2007-November 2010 36
Table 25: Marcellus shale, Major Deals by Deal Value, JanuaryNovember 2010 37
Figure 1: Marcellus Shale, Location, 2010 6
Figure 2: Marcellus Shale Play, Key Activity Area, January - October 2010 7
Figure 3: Marcellus Shale, Well Profile, 2010 9
Figure 4: Marcellus Shale, Pennsylvania, Top 10 Producers by Production, Jan-Dec 2009 10
Figure 5: Marcellus Shale, Expected Production, bcfe, 2009-2020 12
Figure 6: Marcellus Shale, Drilling Permits Issued in Pennsylvania, January - November 2010 14
Figure 7: Marcellus Shale, Number of Drilling Permits Issued in Pennsylvania, Jan 2010 Nov 2010 15
Figure 8: Marcellus Shale, Pennsylvania, Number of Wells Drilled, Jan 2010 Nov 2010 16
Figure 9: Marcellus Shale, New York, Number of Horizontal Wells Drilled, 2008-2009 17
Figure 10: Marcellus Shale, New York, Wells Drilled By County, 2008-2009 18
Figure 11: Marcellus Shale, Top Companies by Acreage, 2010 19
Figure 12: Marcellus Shale, Major Companies By Production, (MMcfe/d), 3Q 2010 21
Figure 13: Marcellus Shale, Chesapeake Energy, Proved Reserves and Production, bcf, 2009-2010 24
Figure 14: Marcellus Shale, Range Resources, Core Area of Operation, 2010 26
Figure 15: Marcellus Shale, Range Resources, Net Production, MMcfe/day, 2007- 2010 (3Q) 27
Figure 16: Marcellus Shale, Talisman Energy, Area of Operations, 2010 29
Figure 17: Marcellus Shale, Talisman Energy, Net Production, MMcfe/day, 2008- 2010 (3Q) 30
Figure 18: Marcellus Shale, Royal Dutch Shell, Acreage Area, 2010 32
Figure 19: Marcellus Shale Play, Merger and Acquisition Activities, 2007-November 2010 36
Figure 20: Marcellus Shale, Groundwater Protection Program, Pennsylvania and New York 39