The Ordos Basin is an emerging CBM play with a potentially enormous resource base, where in-place volumes are estimated at 400 tcf. The basin extends over 250,000 square kilometres (about 100,000 square miles), an area roughly the size of the UK. Bounded by mountain ranges on three sides, the most prospective areas are located in the east of the basin. As in the nearby Qinshui Basin, small, specialised operators appear to be making the most progress in commercialising the play.
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Asset report | Feb 2014
Ordos Basin CBM unconventional play
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