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2013-10-29 11:09:11

After 10 years of production, shale gas in the United States cannot be considered commercially viable, according to several scientists presenting at the Geological Society of America meeting in Denver on Monday. They argue that while the use of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling for "tight oil" is an important contributor to U.S. energy supply, it is not going to result in long-term sustainable production or allow the U.S. to become a net oil exporter. Charles A.S. Hall,...

2013-10-15 23:20:09

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: The Shale (Tight) Oil Market 2013-2023. London (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Report Details The shale oil market has seen very strong growth in the US as operators increasingly divert investment away from shale gas towards crude oil extraction. As such the United States is also moving towards energy independence by drastically reducing expensive oil imports and rapidly growing domestic shale oil production. Around the world companies...

2013-10-15 23:04:58

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Tight Gas Market 2013-2023 - The Underappreciated Predecessor of Shale Gas. London (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Report Details Tight gas development is, from a variety of viewpoints, an underappreciated component of the unconventional oil and gas industry. Like shale, this unconventional resource will enjoy double-digit percentage point growth in E&P capital expenditure over the next 5 years. Large-scale production is...


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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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