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What is Shale Gas?
Shale Gas is natural gas trapped within shale. It is a growing source of US supply.
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Oil & Gas Rights
Oil and Gas Rights Who owns the minerals under your land? Who wants to buy them?
Utica Shale is confirmed as a major source of oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids.
Natural Gas Investing
Natural Gas Investing Kenny DuBose wants you to ask: Why did this deal come my way?
Oil and Gas Jobs
Oil and Gas Jobs Companies, government agencies and others who hire geologists.
World Shale Gas
Shale Gas Resources are being discovered and developed in all parts of the world.
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Horizontal Drilling has opened new resources and significantly improved productivity.
Natural Gas Royalty Calculator unoffical estimates of your annual royalty payments.
World Oil Shales
Oil Shale A USGS summary of oil shales throughout the world.
Oil Sands contain oil in the form of bitumen. A major oil resource that can be difficult to produce.
Frac Sand is a high-purity silica sand used in hydraulic fracturing by the oil and gas industry.
Natural Gas Prices
Natural Gas Prices Where are prices headed? Supplies and uses are both growing rapidly.
Methane Hydrate deposits contain more fuel value than all other fossil fuels combined.
Salt Domes - Salt structures that are often associated with oil and 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.
What is LNG?
What is LNG? The use of LNG as an energy source is growing rapidly. Learn more about LNG.
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.
Guar Beans A tiny bean that is in huge demand for hydraulic fracturing.
Bakken Formation One of the most prolific producers of crude oil in North America.
Marcellus Shale An overlooked resource becomes one of the largest gas fields in the world!
The Tallest Structure
Magnolia TLP is an oil platform in the Gulf that could be called the world\\\'s tallest structure.
Undiscovered in Arctic
Oil and Gas in the Arctic Giant oil and natural gas fields await discovery in the Arctic.
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.
Flaring from Space
Oil Fields from Space - Night views of Earth show the distribution of oil field activity.
Utica Well Density
Utica Well Density A surprising density of horizontal wells in the Utica Shale of Ohio.
New Use of Helium
A New Use for Helium This rare natural gas byproduct will now be used to make hard drives.
Alaska Shale Gas
Alaska Shale Gas Shales under the North Slope hold an enormous oil and gas resource.
NC Natural Gas Shale?
Gas Shale In North Carolina? Is there a natural gas opportunity in North Carolina shales?
Falling Royalties? Why does the income from a natural gas or oil well decrease over time?
Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids What chemicals and proppants are used to make these fluids?
Helium is a byproduct of the natural gas industry. Its most important use is in MRI.
Arctic Ocean Seafloor
Arctic Ocean Seafloor Map The ridges, basins, shelves and rifts defining the Arctic seafloor.
Fayetteville Shale Another unconventional natural gas field in Arkansas.
Haynesville Shale Gas Play News, videos & information for the Haynesville Shale.
Geology Tools - Rock hammers, field bags, hand lenses, maps, hardness picks, gold pans.