|What is Shale Gas?
Shale Gas is natural gas trapped within shale. It is a growing source of US supply.
||Oil & Gas Rights
Oil and Gas Rights: Who owns the minerals under your land? Who wants to buy them?
Oil Sands contain oil in the form of bitumen. A major oil resource that can be difficult to produce.
||Oil and Gas Jobs
Oil and Gas Jobs: Companies, government agencies and others who hire geologists.
Natural Gas Royalty Calculator: Get unoffical estimates of your annual royalty payments.
Horizontal Drilling has opened new resources and significantly improved productivity.
||Largest Oil Spills Map
Largest Oil Spills Map: Eleven oil spills from war, tanker wrecks and out-of-control wells.
Hydraulic Fracturing: Increases well yield by fracturing the reservoir rock with fluid injection.
|World Shale Gas
Shale Gas Resources are being discovered and developed in all parts of the world.
Marcellus Shale: An overlooked resource becomes one of the largest gas fields in the world!
||Natural Gas Prices
Natural Gas Prices: Where are prices headed? Supplies and uses are both growing rapidly.
||Natural Gas Investing
Natural Gas Investing Kenny DuBose wants you to ask: Why did this deal come my way?
|World Oil Shales
Oil Shale: A USGS summary of oil shales throughout the world.
||The Tallest Structure
Magnolia TLP is an oil platform in the Gulf that could be called the world\\\'s tallest structure.
||Drilling to the Moho
Drilling to the Moho: Testing a new drilling technology to reach the Moho.
Guar Beans: A tiny bean that is in huge demand for hydraulic fracturing.
Frac Sand is a high-purity silica sand used in hydraulic fracturing by the oil and gas industry.
Utica Shale is confirmed as a major source of oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids.
||Uses of Natural Gas
Uses of Natural Gas: Used in a variety of ways, gas is both a fuel and a raw material.
Bakken Formation Oil: A USGS assessment indicates lots of oil in Montana and North Dakota.
|What is LNG?
What is LNG? The use of LNG as an energy source is growing rapidly. Learn more about LNG.
||Natural Gas Information
Natural Gas From Shale: An explosion of natural gas leasing and drilling activity
||Eagle Ford Shale
Eagle Ford Shale: One of the most prolific producers of oil and gas in the United States.
||Who Owns The Arctic?
Who Owns The Arctic? USGS estimates that 25% of all new oil & gas will be found in the Arctic.
Salt Domes are columns of salt that move upwards because of the salt\'s low specific gravity.
Falling Royalties? Why does the income from a natural gas or oil well decrease over time?
||Natural Gas Source
Methane Hydrate contains more hydrocarbon than all other fuel sources combined.
||Oil from Space at Night
Oil from Space at Night: These night views of Earth show oil field illumination and gas flaring.
|Venezuela Heavy Oil
Venezuela Oil: The Orinoco belt contains one of the world\\\'s largest oil deposits.
Bakken Formation: One of the most prolific producers of crude oil in North America.
||Arctic Ocean Seafloor
Arctic Ocean Seafloor Map: The ridges, basins, shelves and rifts defining the Arctic seafloor.
Asphalt Volcanoes: Oil seeps built large asphalt volcanoes in the Santa Barbara Channel.
|Caribbean Oil & Gas
Caribbean Oil & Gas: An article on production, refining and exploration by EIA.
||NC Natural Gas Shale?
Gas Shale In North Carolina? Is there a natural gas opportunity in North Carolina shales?
||Undiscovered in Arctic
Oil and Gas in the Arctic: Giant oil and natural gas fields await discovery in the Arctic.
Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids: What chemicals and proppants are used to make these fluids?
|New Use of Helium
A New Use for Helium: This rare natural gas byproduct will now be used to make hard drives.
||Barnett Shale Gas
Barnett Shale Gas Boom: The recent boom in unconventional natural gas drilling started here.
||Utica Well Density
Utica Well Density: A surprising density of horizontal wells in parts of Ohio\'s Utica Shale.
||Arctic Oil & Gas
Arctic Oil & Gas Potential: An EIA report overviews Arctic oil & gas resources.
Mesozoic Basins in the eastern U.S. have a potential to produce natural gas and NGL.
||Alaska Shale Gas
Alaska Shale Gas: Shales under the North Slope hold an enormous oil and gas resource.
Helium is a byproduct of the natural gas industry. Its most important use is in MRI.
||Shale Gas and Water
Marcellus Shale Water Demand: A USGS study on water use and fracking.
84,198 Billion Cubic Feet: USGS revised resource assessment for the Marcellus Shale.
||Natural Gas Flaring
Natural Gas Flaring: Why is so much gas being flared in western North Dakota?
||Alaska Gas Hydrates
Alaska Gas Hydrates: USGS has a new assessment of gas hydrates in Alaska.
||Nile Basin Oil and Gas
Nile Basin Oil and Gas: USGS estimates of oil and gas in the eastern Mediterranean.
Fayetteville Shale: Another unconventional natural gas field in Arkansas.
Haynesville Shale Gas Play: News, videos & information for the Haynesville Shale.
National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska: 2010 estimates are significantly lower than 2002.