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Piceance Mesaverde tight gas unconventional play

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21 January 2019

Piceance Mesaverde tight gas unconventional play

Report summary

The Mesaverde Formation is a giant tight gas resource located in thePiceance Basin of northwest Colorado. The play emerged in the late 1990s but was not heavily developed until the mid 2000s when hydraulic fracturing became key to unlocking significant resources. Today, the play produces an average of 1.9 bcfed, but its economics are marginal under the pressure of current low US natural gas prices. Until gas prices improve markedly, and to some degree after, the story for this play will...

Table of contents

  • Key facts
    • Commercialisation overview
    • Update messages
    • What to watch
  • Location maps
  • Timeline
  • Geology
  • Reserves and resources
    • Gas market
  • Infrastructure
    • Environment/regulation
    • Land access/permitting
    • Fiscal terms
    • Supply chain
    • Water procurement/disposal
  • Key companies
  • Economic assumptions
  • Economic analysis

Tables and charts

This report includes 11 images and tables including:

  • Key facts: Table 1
  • Piceance Mesaverde map
  • Timeline: Image 1
  • Piceance Mesaverde geological characteristics
  • Piceance Mesaverde reserves and resources build-up
  • Reserves assumptions
  • Key companies: Image 1
  • Economic assumptions: Table 1
  • Economic analysis: Table 1
  • Economic analysis: Table 2
  • Economic analysis: Table 3

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