Numerous deposits of oil shale, ranging from Precambrian to Tertiary age, are present in the United States. The two most important deposits are in the Eocene Green River Formation in Colorado, Wyoming, and Utah and in the Devonian-Mississippian black shales in the eastern United States. Related: The World’s Most Vulnerable Oil JBC Energy offers some interesting details on how it views 2020. The firm sees U.S. shale growing by 780,000 bpd in 2020, a figure that it arrives at by Shale oil comprises more than a third of the onshore production of crude oil in the lower 48 states. As a result, the United States became the world’s largest crude-oil producer, according to the Energy Information Administration . Shale oil is a substitute for conventional crude oil; however, extracting shale oil from oil shale is more costly than the production of conventional crude oil both financially and in terms of its environmental impact. Deposits of oil shale occur around the world, including major deposits in the United States.
McKinsey partner Scott Nyquist discusses the role of shale oil and gas in boosting US oil production and examines the environmental concerns that must be
1 day ago Some estimates of the likely production trend in U.S. oil shale with lower drilling. The Bakken Field in North Dakota and Montana is the largest producing shale oil reserve.3 The field has layers of dense, oil-bearing rock about two miles 10 Mar 2020 Russia's strategy seems to be targeting not simply US shale companies -- but the coercive sanctions policy that American energy abundance has 4 days ago The Trump administration intends to buy tens of millions of barrels of oil for storage in the caverns of the US Strategic Petroleum Reserve, using 5 days ago Russia's oil-market war with Saudi Arabia is part of a strategic campaign to cripple U.S. shale-oil production, a powerful economic tool that
21 Nov 2019 For the last several decades, oil companies have been turning the American countryside into Swiss cheese as they scour the Earth for oil and gas
9 Mar 2020 How Putin spurned the Saudis to start a war on America's shale oil industry. Oil wells in Siberia. Russia refused last week to take part in an 9 Mar 2020 Oil prices crashed Sunday evening after Saudi Arabia launched a price war against Russia following the Kremlin's decision not to agree to 15 Feb 2020 And the reckoning is underway. “As of the end of 2018, so this number is a little bit old, we've spent about $1 trillion in U.S. oil shale and
14 Nov 2018 The fracking of hard-to-reach oil reserves has helped the US regain its crown as the world's top crude oil producer. But even the International
A study just released by Belfer Center researcher Leonardo Maugeri finds that the shale oil revolution taking place in the United States could result in the tripling 12 Mar 2019 The U.S. now extracts oil and natural gas in abundance from shale by fracking: pumping water and chemicals down deep wells to fracture rocks 25 Feb 2016 The 2010 - 2014 rapid increase of US shale oil production to about 5.5 million b/d has been a game changer in the oil industry. Although still 16 Mar 2016 The financial state of the US shale oil industry is much worse than production figures suggest, writes ex-Shell scientist Jilles van den Beukel. 21 Nov 2019 For the last several decades, oil companies have been turning the American countryside into Swiss cheese as they scour the Earth for oil and gas 15 Sep 2014 We use the period starting with January 2010 when crude production had come back to 2005 levels after the exceptional year of 2009 Fig 1: US 28 Oct 2018 The majority of shale oil production comes from three fields and regions, the Eagle Ford (Blue), the Bakken (Yellow) and the Permian (light,
Shale oil is a substitute for conventional crude oil; however, extracting shale oil from oil shale is more costly than the production of conventional crude oil both financially and in terms of its environmental impact. Deposits of oil shale occur around the world, including major deposits in the United States.
The bidding war for Anadarko Petroleum (NYSE: APC) between Occidental Petroleum (NYSE: OXY) and Chevron (NYSE: CVX) shows that oil majors see value in U.S. shale, especially in the Permian. And it
5 days ago Russia's oil-market war with Saudi Arabia is part of a strategic campaign to cripple U.S. shale-oil production, a powerful economic tool that 10 Mar 2020 The rapid growth of the U.S. shale industry is at the heart of a Russia-versus- Saudi Arabia crude-oil price war that threatens to upend a global The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates that in 2019, about 2.81 billion barrels (or 7.7 million barrels per day) of crude oil were produced 9 Mar 2020 Last week's drama between Saudi Arabia and Russia, the world's two largest oil producers after the United States, made for a historic meeting of 20 Nov 2019 The boom that helped make the U.S. the world's largest oil producer could be ending. Oil prices are down amid weak demand, and investors no