China’s State-Owned Coal Company to Partner in the Marcellus
February 23, 2014 | FuelFix
China Shenhua Energy Company is controlled by the Chinese government and is the second largest coal company in the world. They plan to partner with Energy Corporation of America to drill Marcellus Shale wells in Greene County, Pennsylvania.
Shale Oil to Hudson Bay and on to Europe??
October 27, 2013 | E & E Publishing
E & E Publishing has a new article titled: Moving shale oil across melting tundra: huge and potentially risky business. It concerns a proof-of-concept transport of oil by rail from wells in the Bakken Shale and Alberta Oil sands to a Hudson Bay port for shipment to Europe. This is another alternative for a failing Keystone XL pipeline effort.
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.