Posts Tagged ‘vertical drilling’

PetroChina to invest $6 billion to develop Sichuan shale gas

CNPC to boost China shale gas through joint ventures China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC or PetroChina) is to become the spearhead of China‘s new policy to boost its own shale gas exploration and production in multiplying joint ventures and strategic agreements such as with Shell, Gazprom or Sichuan Province. China holds about […]

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Tight Gas

Definition Tight gas is the name given to the unconventional natural gas because it is trapped in a very tight  underground hard rock, or sandstone or limestone formation that is unusually impermeable and non-porous called tight sand. Comments In a conventional natural gas deposit, once drilled, the gas can usually be extracted […]

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