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GlobalData: higher investment needed for Bakken Shale to exhibit full recovery

According to GlobalData’s latest report, ‘Bakken Shale in the US, 2021 – Oil and Gas Shale Market Analysis and Outlook to 2025’, Bakken Shale accounted for a mere 11% of oil and 2.8% of natural gas production in the US Lower 48 for 2020, which is a drop from 12% for crude oil and 3% for natural gas in 2019.


APT sets up Houston office

Applied Petroleum Technology has ramped up its presence in Houston to support US operators involved with shale oil as well as companies engaged in offshore E&P in the Gulf of Mexico.


Shell sells Duvernay shale assets to Crescent Point Energy

The transaction includes the transfer of approximately 450 000 net acres in the Fox Creek (Kaybob) and Rocky Mountain House (Willesden Green) areas, along with related infrastructure, currently producing around 30 000 boe/d from more than 270 wells.