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Appalachian Basin - US Northeast

Appalachian Basin - US Northeast

Report summary

The Appalachian Basin is the largest basin in the Northeast and contains the region's most prolific shale gas plays, the Marcellus and Utica shales. Originally known for its oil and coal deposits, the basin has seen a sharp resurgence in interest due to the immensely productive Marcellus and liquids-rich Utica Shale. While the Marcellus and Utica shales continue to see acquisition and divestiture activity, low natural gas prices have squeezed producer margins in many of the ...

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Lower oil prices and a call for increased returns from shareholders has caused a subtle shift to occur in the upstream oil and gas industry. This shift is increasing investment opportunities and driving capital discipline.

In this Upstream Oil and Gas Field report you'll find information about participation, exploration, geology, reserves, production, infrastructure, cost, economics and much more.

For potential investors, governments and companies in the oil and gas sector, this report provides an understanding of critical issues at the field level. It will help give you a commercial view of the field and recognise potential benefits and risks.

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  • Key facts
  • Summary and key issues
    • Summary
    • Key issues
      • Marcellus is the leading shale gas play in the world
      • Utica Shale activity continues to grow
      • Testing the Upper Devonian shales
      • Regulatory
      • Land access
      • Environmental
  • Location maps
  • Participation
    • Significant fields
  • Geology
    • Regional structural framework
    • Regional stratigraphic framework
    • Geological play characterisation
      • Marcellus Shale
      • Utica Shale
      • Huron Shale
      • Pennsylvanian CBM
    • Play models
    • Assumptions
  • Exploration and development
    • Basin history
    • Drilling summary
  • Reserves and resources
    • Reserves by resource type
  • Production
    • Total basin production
    • Production by resource type
  • Infrastructure
    • Gas infrastructure
    • Liquids infrastructure
  • Costs
    • Capital costs
    • Operating costs
  • Economic analysis
    • Operational metrics

In this report there are 38 tables or charts, including:

  • Key facts
    • Key facts: Table 1
  • Summary and key issues
  • Location maps
    • Index Map
    • Marcellus Shale sub-plays
    • Marcellus Shale company positions
    • Utica/Point Pleasant sub-plays
    • Utica company positions
  • Participation
    • Participation: Table 1
    • Net Lease Holding (Top 20 Companies)
  • Geology
    • Basin Stratigraphic Column
    • Basin Stratigraphic Column
    • Basin Stratigraphic Column
    • Basin Stratigraphic Column
    • Basin Stratigraphic Column
    • Geology: Table 1
    • Geology: Table 2
    • Geology: Table 3
  • Exploration and development
    • Exploration and development: Table 1
    • Net Drilling - Top 5 Plays (2010-2019)
  • Reserves and resources
    • Reserves by play
    • Remaining 2P Reserves by Play (at 01/01/2014)
    • Remaining 2P Reserves by Resource Type (at 01/01/2014)
    • Reserves benchmarking - companies analysed
    • Remaining 2P Reserves - Top 20 Companies (at 01/01/2014)
  • Production
    • Production by play
    • Production: Table 2
    • Production by Play
    • Production by Play Type
    • Production by Resource Type
    • Production benchmarking - companies analysed
    • Production: Table 4
  • Infrastructure
    • Infrastructure: Table 1
  • Costs
    • Costs: Table 1
    • Costs: Table 2
    • Costs: Table 3
    • Remaining Capex by Resource Type (at 01/01/2014)
    • Opex by Resource Type (at 01/01/2014)
  • Economic analysis
    • Economic analysis: Table 1
    • Financial metrics
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