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What is Shale Gas?
shale gas
Shale Gas is natural gas trapped within shale. It is a growing source of US supply.
Utica Shale
Utica Shale
Utica Shale is confirmed as a major source of oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids.
Waterproof Paper
Waterproof Paper
Waterproof Paper - Don't take chances with your field notes and maps. Use waterproof paper.
Oil & Gas Rights
oil and gas rights
Oil and Gas Rights Who owns the minerals under your land? Who wants to buy them?
Oil and Gas Jobs
Oil and Gas Jobs
Oil and Gas Jobs Companies, government agencies and others who hire geologists.
Natural Gas Investing
Natural Gas Investing
Natural Gas Investing Kenny DuBose wants you to ask: Why did this deal come my way?
World Shale Gas
World Shale Gas
Shale Gas Resources are being discovered and developed in all parts of the world.
Horizontal Drilling
Horizontal Drilling
Horizontal Drilling has opened new resources and significantly improved productivity.
World Oil Shales
Oil Shale
Oil Shale A USGS summary of oil shales throughout the world.
Geology Tools
Geology Tools
Geology Tools - Rock hammers, field bags, hand lenses, maps, hardness picks, gold pans.
Royalty Calculator
royalty calculator
Natural Gas Royalty Calculator unoffical estimates of your annual royalty payments.
Oil Sands
Oil Sands
Oil Sands contain oil in the form of bitumen. A major oil resource that can be difficult to produce.
Frac Sand
Frac Sand
Frac Sand is a high-purity silica sand used in hydraulic fracturing by the oil and gas industry.
Salt Domes
Salt Domes
Salt Domes - Salt structures that are often associated with oil and natural gas.
Natural Gas Prices
Natural Gas Prices
Natural Gas Prices Where are prices headed? Supplies and uses are both growing rapidly.
What is LNG?
What is LNG?
What is LNG? The use of LNG as an energy source is growing rapidly. Learn more about LNG.
Methane Hydrate
methane hydrate
Methane Hydrate deposits contain more fuel value than all other fossil fuels combined.
Uses of Natural Gas
Uses of Natural Gas
Uses of Natural Gas Used in a variety of ways, gas is both a fuel and a raw material.
Largest Oil Spills Map
Largest Oil Spills Map
Largest Oil Spills Map Eleven oil spills from war, tanker wrecks and out-of-control wells.
Hydraulic Fracturing
Hydraulic Fracturing
Hydraulic Fracturing Increases well yield by fracturing the reservoir rock with fluid injection.
Guar Beans
Guar Beans
Guar Beans A tiny bean that is in huge demand for hydraulic fracturing.
The Tallest Structure
Magnolia TLP
Magnolia TLP is an oil platform in the Gulf that could be called the world\\\'s tallest structure.
Marcellus Shale
Marcellus Shale
Marcellus Shale An overlooked resource becomes one of the largest gas fields in the world!
Undiscovered in Arctic
Oil and Gas in the Arctic
Oil and Gas in the Arctic Giant oil and natural gas fields await discovery in the Arctic.
Bakken Formation
Bakken Formation
Bakken Formation One of the most prolific producers of crude oil in North America.
Eagle Ford Shale
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?
Who Owns The Arctic? USGS estimates that 25% of all new oil & gas will be found in the Arctic.
Utica Well Density
Utica wells
Utica Well Density A surprising density of horizontal wells in the Utica Shale of Ohio.
Alaska Shale Gas
Alaska Shale Gas
Alaska Shale Gas Shales under the North Slope hold an enormous oil and gas resource.
New Use of Helium
helium uses
A New Use for Helium This rare natural gas byproduct will now be used to make hard drives.
Flaring from Space
Flaring from Space
Oil Fields from Space - Night views of Earth show the distribution of oil field activity.
Hydraulic Fracturing
Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids
Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids What chemicals and proppants are used to make these fluids?
Helium
Helium
Helium is a byproduct of the natural gas industry. Its most important use is in MRI.
Falling Royalties?
royalty decline
Falling Royalties? Why does the income from a natural gas or oil well decrease over time?
NC Natural Gas Shale?
North Carolina natural gas
Gas Shale In North Carolina? Is there a natural gas opportunity in North Carolina shales?
Arctic Ocean Seafloor
Arctic Ocean Seafloor Map
Arctic Ocean Seafloor Map The ridges, basins, shelves and rifts defining the Arctic seafloor.
Fayetteville Shale
Fayetteville Shale
Fayetteville Shale Another unconventional natural gas field in Arkansas.
Haynesville Shale
Haynesville Shale
Haynesville Shale Gas Play News, videos & information for the Haynesville Shale.