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Unconventional Gas (Gas Shales and Coal Bed Methane) - Global Market Analysis, Industry Developments, Investment Scenario and Forecasts to 2020

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Published Date » 2013-02-15
No. Of Pages » 85
Unconventional Gas (Gas Shales and Coal Bed Methane) - Global Market Analysis, Industry Developments, Investment Scenario and Forecasts to 2020

Summary

Unconventional Gas (Gas Shales and Coal Bed Methane) - Global Market Analysis, Industry Developments, Investment Scenario and Forecasts to 2020 is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialist, and analyzes the developments in the unconventional gas sector globally. 

The report provides an overview of the unconventional gas market by key resource types, including the major gas shale plays in North America and the major Coal Bed Methane (CBM) producing countries in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. It also analyses some of the major drivers and issues for the unconventional gas industry globally. The report also provides historic and projected production of unconventional gas through to 2020, the mergers and acquisitions in major unconventional gas markets and the competitive landscape in the unconventional gas industry.

The report is compiled using data and information sourced from proprietary databases, primary and secondary research, and in-house analysis by GlobalDatas team of industry experts.

Scope

This report provides an analysis of the unconventional gas industry shale gas and CBM. The report primarily focuses on -
  • The drivers and challenges in the unconventional gas industry and production forecasts to 2020
  • The major shale gas plays in North America such as the Marcellus shale, Antrim shale, Haynesville shale, Fayetteville shale, Barnett shale and Montney shale 
  • The CBM producing regions in North America, Europe and Asia 
  • Financial deal (mergers, acquisitions and asset transactions) activities in major unconventional gas markets
Reasons to buy

This report will enhance your decision-making capabilities. It will allow you to -
  • Identify some of the key drivers and challenges in the unconventional gas market
  • Know the current global production of unconventional gas and the production estimates to 2020 
  • Develop insights about the historic production of shale gas and CBM, and forecasts until 2020
  • Gain insights into the financial deal (mergers, acquisitions and asset transactions) activity in the unconventional gas industry in recent years
  • Understand the key companies involved in the unconventional gas industry
Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents 4
1.1 List of Tables 5
1.2 List of Figures 6

2 Introduction 7
2.1 Overview 7
2.2 GlobalData Report Guidance 7

3 Unconventional Gas Overview 8
3.1 Asia Holds the Largest Unconventional Gas Resources Globally 8
3.2 Unconventional Gas Accounts for about 8.33% of Global Gas Production 10
3.3 Unconventional Gas Key Trends and Issues 11
3.3.1 The US is Poised to Become a Natural Gas Exporter with the Development of Shale Gas 11
3.3.2 Chinas Enormous Shale Gas Reserves are Attracting US Shale Gas Service Providers 12
3.3.3 Proven Coal Reserves in Key CBM Resource Rich Countries to Provide Strong Platform for Regional CBM Development 12
3.3.4 Unconventional Gas Development in Certain Asia-Pacific Countries and Europe Requires Resolution of Infrastructure Constraints 14
3.3.5 Environmental Concerns of Hydraulic Fracturing Hinder Unconventional Gas Development 14

4 Overview of Gas Shales Globally 15
4.1 Gas Shales in Europe 18
4.2 Gas Shales in Asia 19
4.3 Gas Shales in the North America 20

5 Key Gas Shale Plays in North America 21
5.1 Marcellus Shale Overview 21
5.1.1 Marcellus Shale, Operational Overview 23
5.1.2 Marcellus Shale, Competitive Landscape 26
5.1.3 Marcellus Shale, Mergers and Acquisition Activity in the Play, 20082012 28
5.2 Antrim Shale Overview 29
5.2.1 Antrim Shale, Operational Overview 30
5.2.2 Antrim Shale, Competitive Landscape 32
5.2.3 Antrim Shale, Mergers and Acquisition Activity in the Play, 20082012 33
5.3 Haynesville Shale Overview 34
5.3.1 Haynesville Shale, Operational Overview 35
5.3.2 Haynesville Shale, Competitive Landscape 37
5.3.3 Haynesville Shale, Mergers and Acquisition Activity in the Play, 20082012 39
5.4 Fayetteville Shale Overview 40
5.4.1 Fayetteville Shale, Operational Overview 41
5.4.2 Fayetteville Shale, Competitive Landscape 44
5.4.3 Fayetteville Shale, Mergers and Acquisition Activity in the Play, 20082012 46
5.5 Barnett Shale Overview 47
5.5.1 Barnett Shale, Operational Overview 49
5.5.2 Barnett Shale, Competitive Landscape 52
5.5.3 Barnett Shale, Mergers and Acquisition Activity in the Play, 20082012 54
5.6 Montney Shale Overview 55
5.6.1 Montney Shale, Operational Overview 56
5.6.2 Montney Shale, Competitive Landscape 59
5.6.3 Montney Shale, Mergers and Acquisition Activity in the Play, 20082012 61

6 Global Coal Bed Methane Overview 62
6.1 Key CBM Producing Countries 62
6.1.1 Countries in Asia-Pacific 62
6.1.2 Countries in North America 73
6.1.3 Countries in Europe 79

7 Appendix 81
7.1 Market Definition 81
7.2 Abbreviations 81
7.3 Sources 82
7.4 Methodology 84
7.4.1 Coverage 84
7.4.2 Secondary Research 84
7.4.3 Primary Research 84
7.5 Contact Us 85
7.6 Disclaimer 85

List of Tables


Table 1: Unconventional Gas, Global, Distribution of Unconventional Gas Resources, 2012 9
Table 2: Unconventional Gas, Global, Anthracite, Bituminous, Sub-bituminous and Lignite Coal Reserves in Key CBM Resource Rich Countries (mmt), 2011 13
Table 3: Marcellus Shale, Key Characteristics, 2012 21
Table 4: Marcellus Shale Well, Expected Decline Rates, 2012 23
Table 5: Marcellus Shale, Historic and Expected Production, bcfe, 20042020 25
Table 6: Marcellus Shale, Companies by Acreages, Net Acres, 2012 26
Table 7: Marcellus Shale, Top 10 Companies by Gross Production, Pennsylvania, bcf, 2011 27
Table 8: Marcellus Shale, Recent Deals, 20102012 28
Table 9: Antrim Shale, the US, Key Characteristics, 2012* 29
Table 10: Antrim Shale, Historic and Forecast Production (bcf), 20072020 31
Table 11: Antrim Shale, Top 10 Companies by Gross Production, Michigan (bcf), 2012 32
Table 12: Antrim Shale, Recent Deals, 20072012 33
Table 13: Haynesville Shale Play, Key Characteristics, 2012 34
Table 14: Haynesville Shale Play, Wells Decline Rate (%), 2012 35
Table 15: Haynesville Shale Play, Initial Production Rates Of Wells Drilled by Major Companies, 2012 35
Table 16: Haynesville Shale Play, the US, Historic and Forecast Gross Production, bcfe, 20072020 36
Table 17: Haynesville Shale Play, Top 10 Companies by Acreage, Net Acres, 2012* 37
Table 18: Haynesville Shale Play, Top 10 Companies by Gas Production, bcf, 2012 38
Table 19: Haynesville Shale, Recent Deals, Deal Value ($m), 20082012 39
Table 20: Fayetteville Shale, Characteristics, 2012 41
Table 21: Fayetteville Shale, Average Decline Rates per Well, 2012 41
Table 22: Fayetteville Shale Play, Historical and Forecast Production, bcf, 20042020 43
Table 23: Fayetteville Shale, Top Companies by Net Acres, 2012 44
Table 24: Fayetteville Shale, Top Companies by Production, 2011 45
Table 25: Fayetteville Shale, Recent Deals, 2008 October 2012 46
Table 26: Barnett Shale, Average Decline Rates per Well, 2012 49
Table 27: Barnett Shale, Historic and Forecast Gross Production, bcfe, 20002020 51
Table 28: Barnett Shale, Major Companies by Acreage, Net Acres, 2012 52
Table 29: Barnett Shale (Newark East), Major Companies by Gross Gas Production, bcf, 2012 53
Table 30: Barnett Shale, Recent Deals, 20082012 54
Table 31: Montney Shale, Key Characteristics, 2012 55
Table 32: Montney Shale, Average Decline Rates Per Well, 2012 56
Table 33: Montney Shale, Historic and Forecast Gross Production, 20062020 58
Table 34: Montney Shale, Major Companies by Acreage, Net Acres, Latest Reported 59
Table 35: Montney Shale, Major Companies by Gross Gas Production, bcf, 2010 60
Table 36: Montney Shale, Major Mergers and Acquisitions by Deal Value ($m), 2008 February 2012 61
Table 37: Coal Seam Gas Industry, Australia, CBM Production, bcf, 20002011 63
Table 38: Coal Seam Gas Industry, Australia, Forecast CBM Production, bcf, 20132020 64
Table 39: Coal Seam Gas Industry, China, CSG Production Forecast, bcf, 20132020 67
Table 40: Coal Seam Gas Industry, China, Exploration Blocks of CUCBM, 2012 68
Table 41: Coal Seam Gas Industry, China, CBM Exploration Assets of Green Dragon Gas, 2012 70
Table 42: Coal Seam Gas Industry, India, CSG Production Forecast, bcf, 20132020 71
Table 43: Coal Seam Gas Industry, India, CBM Blocks with ONGCs Interests, 2012 72
Table 44: Coal Seam Gas Industry, India, RILs CBM Blocks, 2012 72
Table 45: Coal Bed Methane Industry, the US, Distribution of Proven CBM Reserves among States, bcf, 2010 74
Table 46: Coal Seam Gas Industry, the US, CBM Production Forecast, bcf, 20132020 75
Table 47: Coal Seam Gas Industry, Canada, CBM Production Forecast, bcf, 20132020 78

List of Figures


Figure 1: Unconventional Gas, Global, Distribution of Unconventional Gas Resources, %, 2011 8
Figure 2: Unconventional Gas, Share of Unconventional Gas in Global Production of Natural Gas, %, 2011 10
Figure 3: Unconventional Gas, the US, Natural Gas Production and Consumption, 19902035 11
Figure 4: Unconventional Gas, Global, Anthracite, Bituminous, Sub-bituminous and Lignite Coal Reserves in Key CBM Resource-rich Countries (mmt), 2011 13
Figure 5: Unconventional Gas, Geology of Various Natural Gas Resources, 2012 15
Figure 6: Unconventional Gas, Hydraulic Fracturing Process, 2012 16
Figure 7: Unconventional Gas, Comparison between Horizontal and Vertical Well, 2012 17
Figure 8: Unconventional Gas, Shale Gas Resources in Europe, 2012 18
Figure 9: Unconventional Gas, Asia-Pacific, Shale Gas Resources, 2012 19
Figure 10: Unconventional Gas, the Americas, Location of Shale Gas Resources, 2012 20
Figure 11: Unconventional Gas, the US, Location of Marcellus Shale, 2012 22
Figure 12: Marcellus Shale, Historic and Expected Production, bcfe, 20042020 24
Figure 13: Marcellus Shale, Companies by Acreages, Net Acres, 2012 26
Figure 14: Marcellus Shale, Top 10 Companies by Gross Production, Pennsylvania, bcf, 2011 27
Figure 15: Antrim Shale, Location, the US, 2012 29
Figure 16: Antrim Shale, Historic and Forecast Production, (bcf), 20072020 30
Figure 17: Antrim Shale, Top 10 Companies by Gross Production, Michigan (bcf), 2012 32
Figure 18: Haynesville Shale, Location Map, LouisianaEast Texas, 2012 34
Figure 19: Haynesville Shale Play, the US, Historic and Forecast Gross Production, bcf, 20072020 36
Figure 20: Haynesville Shale Play, Top 10 Companies by Acreage, Net Acres, 2012 37
Figure 21: Haynesville Shale Play, Top 10 Companies by Gas Production, bcf, 2012 38
Figure 22: Fayetteville Shale, Location Map, 2012 40
Figure 23: Fayetteville Shale Play, Historical and Forecast Production, bcf, 20042020 42
Figure 24: Fayetteville Shale, Top Companies by Net Acres, 2012 44
Figure 25: Fayetteville Shale, Major Companies by Production, bcf, 2011 45
Figure 26: Barnett Shale, Texas, 2012 47
Figure 27: Barnett Shale Combo Play Overview, Texas, 2012 48
Figure 28: Barnett Shale, Historic and Forecast Gross Production, bcfe, 20002020 50
Figure 29: Barnett Shale, Major Companies by Acreage, Net Acres, 2012 52
Figure 30: Barnett Shale (Newark East), Major Companies by Gross Gas Production, bcf, 2012 53
Figure 31: Montney Shale, Location Map, Canada, 2011 55
Figure 32: Montney Shale, Shale Formation, 2011 56
Figure 33: Montney Shale, Historic and Forecast Gross Production, bcf, 20062020 57
Figure 34: Montney Shale, Major Companies by Acreage, Net Acres, Latest Reported 59
Figure 35: Montney Shale, Major Companies by Gross Gas Production, bcf, Latest Reported 60
Figure 36: Coal Seam Gas Industry, Australia, CBM Production, bcf, 20002011 63
Figure 37: Coal Seam Gas Industry, Australia, Forecast CBM Production, bcf, 20132020 64
Figure 38: Coal Seam Gas Industry, China, CSG Production Forecast, bcf, 20132020 66
Figure 39: Coal Seam Gas Industry, China, Green Dragon Gas CBM Exploration Blocks, 2012 69
Figure 40: Coal Seam Gas Industry, India, CSG Production Forecast, bcf, 20132020 71
Figure 41: Coal Bed Methane Industry, the US, Distribution of Proven CBM Reserves among States, %, 2010 73
Figure 42: Coal Seam Gas Industry, the US, CBM Production Forecast, bcf, 20132020 75
Figure 43: Coal Seam Gas Industry, Canada, CBM Production Forecast, bcf, 20132020 78
Figure 44: Coal Bed Methane Industry, Russia, Location of Coal Basins, 2012 79

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