Tight Oil Production Sources
February 6, 2014 | Energy Information Administration
The Energy Information Administration recently published their annual Liquid Fuels and Natural Gas in the Americas report.
It includes information about new sources of oil production with a chart showing the percentage of United States shale oil coming from the Bakken Formation, Eagle Ford Shale, Niobrara Formation and the Permian Basin.
India Energy Report
March 21, 2013 | Energy Information Administration
"In 2011, India was the fourth largest energy consumer in the world after the United States, China, and Russia. [...] India's energy policy above all focuses on securing energy sources to meet the needs of its growing economy. Primary energy consumption has more than doubled between 1990 and 2011." Quoted from the Energy Information Administration country report.
February 27, 2014 | Geology.com
Salt Domes are mounds or columns of salt that have risen above their parent rock unit because of the salt's low specific gravity.
They serve as oil and natural gas reservoirs; sources of sulfur; sources of salt; underground storage sites for oil, natural gas and helium; and, disposal sites for hazardous waste.