Saudi Arabia shale and tight gas unconventional play
As the world's largest oil producer, Saudi Arabia has historically had sufficient gas supplies thanks to associated gas production from its massive oilfields. In the mid-1990s, national oil company Saudi Aramco began a push to develop non-associated gas reserves in order to meet growing domestic demand. This surging demand, driven by the power sector and the petrochemicals industry, is now forecast to grow at around 8% per year. Unconventional gas, including shale and tight gas, is...