The country plans to offer shallow-water blocks in addition to deepwater and unconventional blocks.
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.
The industry has only begun to scratch the surface of what is possible in developing shale plays through collaboration.
Data-driven models can shed light on factors that influence operations.
Shell's CEO Ben van Beurden says, "there is a lot more to do" in its North American deepwater sectors.
Enhanced completions are migrating to shale plays across parts of North America.
The NRG Energy and JX Nippon Oil & Gas project aims to turn waste into revenue using technology.
The move to pad drilling and batch completions is tightening supply for pressure pumping equipment, prompting operators to add capacity.