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2015-05-22 08:22:51

HOUSTON, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Twin Eagle Sand Logistics, LLC ("Twin Eagle"), a subsidiary of Twin Eagle Resource Management, LLC, is pleased to announce that it has landed its first

2015-05-20 08:27:38

LONDON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Argentina is quickly becoming the venue for the next shale boom, and now the race is on to get in on the oil and gas potential, with

2015-05-11 20:21:37

HELENA, Mont., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bakken Resources, Inc.

2015-04-30 16:29:04

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lonestar Resources, Ltd.

2015-04-30 16:28:18

CALGARY, April 30, 2015 /CNW/ - The National Energy Board and the Saskatchewan Ministry of Economy today presented a joint Assessment of Unconventional Petroleum Resources in the Bakken

2015-04-30 12:27:44

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lonestar Resources, Ltd.

2015-04-27 12:26:19

HOUSTON, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Gastar Exploration Inc.

2015-04-23 16:24:04

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: SMLP) announced today that the board of directors of its general partner, Summit Midstream GP, LLC,

2015-04-20 16:23:02

Production From These Two Prolific Shale Plays Rose 25% Versus March 2014 DENVER, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Oil production from key shale formations in North Dakota and Texas

2015-03-18 20:22:16

In the news release, Shale Oil Production in Bakken, Eagle Ford Flat in February: Platts' Bentek Energy, issued 18-Mar-2015 by Platts over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company


Latest Shale Reference Libraries

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2005-05-25 17:58:42

Shale is a fine-grained sedimentary rock whose original constituents were clays or muds. It is characterized by thin laminae breaking with an irregular curving fracture, often splintery, and parallel to the often indistinguishable bedding planes. Non-fissile rocks of similar composition but made of particles smaller than 1/16 mm are mudstones. Rocks with similar particle sizes but with less clay and therefore grittier are siltstones. The fine particles that compose shale can remain...

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