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Brown Dense tight oil unconventional play


Brown Dense tight oil unconventional play

Report summary

Industry players are still debating the commerciality of the unconventional Brown Dense play.  While significant production from conventional reservoirs in the Brown Dense has occurred over the past forty years, Southwestern, the most active explorer in the play, has not yet been able to replicate the same level of success with recent horizontal wells. High well costs undermine economics in the play.  Normally-pressured Brown Dense wells cost up to US$12 million, although operators are...

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Description

Production from unconventional oil and gas resources has had an enormous impact on North America’s recovery from economic recession. The success there has led to a shift in the upstream oil and gas industry. Other countries are investing in the industry in the hope they will reap similar benefits for their economies.

This Upstream Oil and Gas Unconventional Play report provides a detailed analysis of geology, reserves, production and commercial issues, including cost of supply, access and fiscal terms.

Potential investors, governments and companies in the oil and gas sector can use this unconventional play report to get a better understanding of critical issues with this play.

With more than 120 analysts covering 190 proven and emerging unconventional plays, Wood Mackenzie is ideally placed to offer detailed analysis on over 98% of global unconventional volumes. Our analysts produce forward-looking analysis, backed by our robust proprietary database of trusted research. Proprietary data means a superior level of analysis that is simply not available anywhere else.

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  • Key facts
  • Summary and key issues
    • Commercialisation overview
    • Update messages
    • What to watch
  • Location maps
  • Timeline
    • Brown Dense Timeline
  • Geology
    • Brown Dense geological characteristics
  • Reserves and resources
    • Brown Dense reserves and resources build-up
    • Reserves and resources assumptions
  • Production
    • Liquids market
    • Gas market
  • Infrastructure
  • Fiscal and regulatory
    • Fiscal terms
    • Environment/regulation
    • Land access/permitting
  • Operations
    • Supply chain
      • Water procurement/disposal
      • Technology
  • Key companies
  • Economic assumptions
  • Economic analysis
    • Brown Dense Basin base case economic metrics

In this report there are 12 tables or charts, including:

  • Key facts
    • Key facts: Table 1
  • Summary and key issues
  • Location maps
    • Location maps: Image 1
  • Timeline
  • Geology
    • Geology: Table 1
    • Geology: Table 2
  • Reserves and resources
    • Reserves and resources: Table 1
    • Reserves and resources: Table 2
  • Production
    • Production: Table 1
  • Infrastructure
  • Fiscal and regulatory
  • Operations
  • Key companies
    • Key companies: Image 1
  • Economic assumptions
    • Economic assumptions: Table 1
  • Economic analysis
    • Economic analysis: Table 1
    • Type well annual production
    • Type well cash flow
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