Shale Gas Market in the US 2014-2018

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Published : Mar-2014
No. of Pages : 68

Shale Gas is a type of unconventional gas that is trapped within organic-rich shale formations. Shale gas is extracted through a combination of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, which allows a large volume of shale gas to be produced. The economical production of shale gas has boosted the Natural Gas industry in the US. Currently, shale gas accounts for 36 percent of total natural gas production in the US.

TechNavio’s analysts forecast the Shale Gas market in the US will grow at a CAGR of 5.3 percent over the period 2013-2018.

Covered in this Report

The Shale Gas market in the US can be divided into five segments based on end-user: Power Generation Sector, Industrial Sector, Residential Sector, Commercial Sector, and Transportation Sector.

TechNavio’s report, the Shale Gas Market in the US 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the states of Texas, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, and Arkansas; it also covers the Shale Gas market in the US landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key Vendors

  • Anadarko Petroleum Corp.
  • BHP Billiton Ltd.
  • Chesapeake Energy Corp.
  • Devon Energy Corp.
  • Range Resources Corp.
  • Royal Dutch Shell plc
  • SM Energy Co.

Other Prominent Vendors

  • Antero Resources Corp.
  • Cabot Oil and Gas Corp.
  • CONSOL Energy Inc.
  • Encana Corp.
  • EOG Resources Inc.
  • EQT Corp.
  • ExxonMobil Corp.
  • Pioneer Natural Resources Co.
  • Reliance Industries Ltd.
  • Southwestern Energy Co.
  • Statoil ASA
  • Talisman Energy Inc.
  • Total S.A.

Key Market Driver

  • Increasing Natural Gas Consumption.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report.
  • Key Market Challenge
  • Capital-intensive Nature of Shale Gas Projects.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report.

Key Market Trend

  • Rapid Technological Advancements.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report.

Key Questions Answered in this Report

  • What will the market size be in 2018 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?
Filed in: Energy & Power, Oil & Gas
Publisher : Infiniti Research Limited