Syria Oil and Gas Report
March 2, 2014 | Energy Information Administration
"Syria's energy sector is in turmoil because of the ongoing hostilities between government and opposition forces. Syria's oil and natural gas production has declined dramatically since March 2011 because of the conflict and because of the subsequent imposition of sanctions by the United States and European Union in particular. Syria's energy sector is unlikely to recover in the near term." Quoted from the Energy Information Administration's country report.
How Much of Our Natural Gas is from Shale?
February 11, 2014 | Energy Information Administration
The Energy Information Administration recently published their annual Liquid Fuels and Natural Gas in the Americas report.
It includes an interesting chart showing that in 2012, shale formations accounted for about 40% of the United States' natural gas production.
Petrochemical Exports Could Double
April 8, 2014 | ChemWeek.com
Stephen Pryor, President of ExxonMobil Chemical, believes that "US exports of polyethylene, polypropylene, and para-xylene, three of the largest primary petrochemical products, could double by 2025 thanks to shale gas." Quoted from ChemWeek.com.