Whether it is in shales, tight sands or CSG, the number of international oil companies jumping into the Australian plays to 'crack the code' is increasing along with spending.
EOR methods currently being tested could lead to a 100% increase in recovery rates.
The unconventional revolution is making a big impact, bringing benefits along with concerns.
Operators in North American shale plays are using more than 5 MMlbs of frack sand per well.
Regulators have conditionally OK’d LLOG’s plan to drill into MC252 from MC253, the next block to the east.