"Mapping Shale Potential in Europe"by Roman Boros, Senior Analyst (Published by PESGB, June) Rystad Energy has identified more than 40 prospective shale formations (within 20+ basins) in Europe, which fulfill the early geologic requirements for shale development. The company has developed a GIS method to estimate the prospectivity throughout the shale play. Read more
"Global liquids cost curve: shale is pushing out oil sands and Artic, offshore is still in the race"by Espen Erlingsen, Senior Analyst Rystad Energy estimates that oil sands and the Arctic continue to be the most expensive resources, with an average breakeven price of 75-80 $/boe. The attractiveness of the resources has declined over the past years, mainly as a result of the introduction of North American shale. Read more
"Largest oilfield service companies are taking over control of the market" The largest service companies raised their market share in 2013 in comparison to smaller service companies. On average, the largest players in subsea equipment, offshore drillers, EPC, well services, seismic and G&G, SURF, land drillers and OCTG grew by 5%. Read more
"Eagle Ford production at 3.9 million boe/d by 2020" Rystad Energy expects total output from the Eagle Ford shale play to reach 3.9 million barrels of oil equivalents per day by 2020. Crude and condensate production is assumed at 2.2 million bbl/d; gas and NGL output at 1.7 kboe/d. Read more
"U.S. oil production reached 8.5 million barrels per day in June 2014" Rystad Energy estimates that oil production from the U.S. has reached 8.5 million barrels per day in June 2014, up from 5 million barrels per day in 2008. By the end of this year, 50% of the oil produced in the U.S. will come from shale plays. Read more
PRODUCT UPDATES North American Shale Report: Permian Basin Our latest report represents a deep-dive analysis of the current tight oil development activity in the Permian Basin, including both Delaware and Midland sub-basins. The product can be utilized to improve market analysis, investment decisions and peer group benchmarking.
- North American shale gas and tight oil summary report - Permian Delaware and Midland play reports with maps and charts:
ISO-curve acreage and prospectivity maps from NASMaps
Charts for top 10 companies on company acreage, resources and production
Rig count by month and net spudded wellbore count forecast until 2020
Spending levels – historical and forecasted, average wellhead breakeven prices, valuation and cost of supply curves, all split by company
Well data analysis comparing the average decline curves for key players
High impact transaction analysis
Infrastructure analysis, including overall transport, processing capacity and planned expansions
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