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Piceance Niobrara shale gas unconventional play


Piceance Niobrara shale gas unconventional play

Report summary

The Upper Cretaceous Niobrara Shale is found throughout multiple basins in the US Rocky Mountains region.  The Niobrara is best known as a liquids-rich play in the Wattenberg field of the Denver-Julesberg Basin in Colorado's Front Range. Within the past five years, operators have begun exploring the Niobrara's potential on the western slope in the Piceance Basin, where formation depth ranges from 2,745 to 3,950 metres (9,000 to 13,000 feet).  The Niobrara underlies the Mancos Group,...

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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.

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  • Key facts
  • Summary and key issues
    • Commercialisation overview
    • Update messages
    • What to watch
  • Location maps
    • Piceance Niobrara Map - Core areas are held by a small number of operators; ample gas pipeline exists to service the area
  • Timeline
    • Piceance Niobrara Timeline
  • Geology
    • Non-Piceance Niobrara
  • Reserves and resources
    • Comparison to adjacent plays
  • Production
    • Gas market
  • Infrastructure
  • Fiscal and regulatory
    • Environment/regulation
    • Land access/permitting
    • Fiscal terms
  • Operations
    • Supply chain
    • Water procurement/disposal
    • Technology
  • Key companies
    • Position of key companies
  • Economic assumptions
  • Economic analysis
    • Piceance Niobrara economics (Base case)
    • Piceance Niobrara economics (WPX wells)

In this report there are 13 tables or charts, including:

  • Key facts
    • Key facts: Table 1
  • Summary and key issues
  • Location maps
    • Location maps: Image 1
  • Timeline
  • Geology
    • Piceance Niobrara geological characteristics
  • Reserves and resources
    • Piceance Niobrara Resources/Reserves Build-up
    • Reserves and resources assumptions
  • Production
  • Infrastructure
  • Fiscal and regulatory
  • Operations
  • Key companies
    • Key companies: Image 1
  • Economic assumptions
    • Economic assumptions: Table 1
  • Economic analysis
    • Economic analysis: Table 1
    • Economic analysis: Image 1
    • Economic analysis: Image 2
    • Economic analysis: Table 2
    • Economic analysis: Image 3
    • Economic analysis: Image 4
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