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6th August 2012

As oil consistently trades north of USD 80 per barrel and with natural gas coming more to the fore, a good deal of the easily accessible supplies are gone or dwindling. Production from the hard to reach...
2nd August 2012

Two million wells have been fractured since the late 1940s in North America alone. But it is not just here where technological opportunities for the shale industry are heating up. Areas in the Asia Pacific...
2nd August 2012

Monitoring and data transmission using fibre optic sensors and optical fibre in cabling is now commonplace in upstream production, downstream transport, and refining of crude oil and natural gas throughout...
2nd August 2012

 OGT: Can the standstill on global shale gas production be broken with the advent of new technologies? And if so, what are these? CF: The confluence of growing demand and breakthrough technological...
2nd August 2012

Millions of gallons of water mixed with toxic chemicals and sand veers its way through shale rock propping open fractures that allow vast reserves of natural gas to ease freely into a well for collection....
Accessing vast US shale potential
2nd August 2012

OGT: What are the challenges and opportunities for the unconventional resource technology market in Oklahoma, the US and beyond?   MM: Horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing have unlocked...

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