Shale Gas Market in the US 2014-2018

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Published : Mar-2014
No. of Pages : 68

Report Description

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?

Table of Contents

01. Executive Summary

02. List of Abbreviations

03. Scope of the Report
03.1 Market Overview
03.2 Product Offerings

04. Market Research Methodology
04.1 Market Research Process
04.2 Research Methodology

05. Introduction

06. Market Landscape
06.1 Market Overview
06.2 Market Size and Forecast
06.2.1 Market Size and Forecast by Revenue
06.2.2 Market Size and Forecast by Volume
06.3 Five Forces Analysis

07. Market Segmentation by End-users
07.1 Shale Gas Market in the US by End-users 2013
07.2 Shale Gas Market in the US by End-users 2018
07.3 Shale Gas Market in the US in the Power Generation Sector
07.3.1 Market Size and Forecast
07.4 Shale Gas Market in the US in the Industrial Sector
07.4.1 Market Size and Forecast
07.5 Shale Gas Market in the US in the Residential Sector
07.5.1 Market Size and Forecast
07.6 Shale Gas Market in the US in the Commercial Sector
07.6.1 Market Size and Forecast
07.7 Shale Gas Market in the US in the Transportation Sector
07.7.1 Market Size and Forecast

08. Geographical Segmentation
08.1 Shale Gas Market in the US by Geographical Segmentation 2013
08.2 Shale Gas Market in the US by Geographical Segmentation 2018
08.3 Shale Gas Market in the Texas State
08.3.1 Market Size and Forecast
08.4 Shale Gas Market in the Louisiana State
08.4.1 Market Size and Forecast
08.5 Shale Gas Market in the Pennsylvania State
08.5.1 Market Size and Forecast
08.6 Shale Gas Market in the Arkansas State
08.6.1 Market Size and Forecast

09. Key Leading States
09.1 Texas
09.2 Louisiana
09.3 Pennsylvania
09.4 Arkansas

10. Market Growth Drivers

11. Drivers and their Impact

12. Market Challenges

13. Impact of Drivers and Challenges

14. Market Trends

15. Trends and their Impact

16. Vendor Landscape
16.1 Competitive Scenario
16.1.1 Key News
16.2 Other Prominent Vendors

17. Key Vendor Analysis
17.1 Anadarko Petroleum Corp.
17.1.1 Business Overview
17.1.2 Business Segmentation
17.1.3 Key Information
17.1.4 SWOT Analysis
17.2 BHP Billiton Ltd.
17.2.1 Business Overview
17.2.2 Business Segmentation
17.2.3 Key Information
17.2.4 SWOT Analysis
17.3 Chesapeake Energy Corp.
17.3.1 Business Overview
17.3.2 Business Segmentation
17.3.3 Revenue Segmentation
17.3.4 Key Information
17.3.5 SWOT Analysis
17.4 Devon Energy Corp.
17.4.1 Business Overview
17.4.2 Key Information
17.4.3 SWOT Analysis
17.5 Range Resources Corp.
17.5.1 Business Overview
17.5.2 Key Information
17.5.3 SWOT Analysis
17.6 Royal Dutch Shell plc
17.6.1 Business Overview
17.6.2 Business Segmentation
17.6.3 Revenue Segmentation by Business
17.6.4 Revenue Segmentation by Geography
17.6.5 Key Information
17.6.6 SWOT Analysis
17.7 SM Energy Co.
17.7.1 Business Overview
17.7.2 Key Information
17.7.3 SWOT Analysis

18. Other Reports in this Series

List of Exhibits:

Exhibit 1: Market Research Methodology
Exhibit 2: The Shale Gas Market in the US 2013-2018 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 3: The Shale Gas Market in the US 2013-2018 (Tcf)
Exhibit 4: The Shale Gas Market in the US Segmentation by End-users 2013
Exhibit 5: The Shale Gas Market in the US Segmentation by End-users 2018
Exhibit 6: The Shale Gas Market in the US by End-user Segmentation 2013-2018
Exhibit 7: The Shale Gas Market in the US in the Power Generation Sector 2013-2018 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 8: The Shale Gas Market in the US in the Industrial Sector 2013-2018 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 9: The Shale Gas Market in the US in the Residential Sector 2013-2018 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 10: The Shale Gas Market in the US in the Commercial Sector 2013-2018 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 11: The Shale Gas Market in the US in the Transportation Sector 2013-2018 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 12: The Shale Gas Market in the US by Geographical Segmentation 2013
Exhibit 13: The Shale Gas Market in the US by Geographical Segmentation 2018
Exhibit 14: The Shale Gas Market in the US by Geographical Segmentation 2013-2018
Exhibit 15: Shale Gas Market in the Texas State 2013-2018 (Tcf)
Exhibit 16: Shale Gas Market in the Louisiana State 2013-2018 (Tcf)
Exhibit 17: Shale Gas Market in the Pennsylvania State 2013-2018 (Tcf)
Exhibit 18: Shale Gas Market in the Arkansas State 2013-2018 (Tcf)
Exhibit 19: US Natural Gas Consumption 2008-2012 (BCM)
Exhibit 20: Business Segmentation of Anadarko Petroleum Corp.
Exhibit 21: Business Segmentation of BHP Billiton Ltd.
Exhibit 22: Business Segmentation of Chesapeake Energy Corp.
Exhibit 23: Revenue Segmentation of Chesapeake Energy Corp.
Exhibit 24: Business Segmentation of Royal Dutch Shell plc
Exhibit 25: Revenue Segmentation of Royal Dutch Shell plc by Business
Exhibit 26: Revenue Segmentation of Royal Dutch Shell plc by Geography

Press Release for “Shale Gas Market in the US 2014-2018” Report

Commenting on the report, an analyst team said: “Over the years, there has been a tremendous increase in the technological advancements that have led to an increase in the extraction of shale gas from reservoirs in the US. The technological advancements include unlocking the potential of unconventional gas, managing produced water, the development and determination of gas, well log interpretation, and the development of well simulation models. Also, the market vendors are increasing their investment in R&D, which in turn is reducing the time and cost for horizontal drilling. Moreover, the overall volume of production has increased and the cost and risk have reduced significantly because of the rapid technological advancements in the industry. Therefore, the rapid technological advancements are one of the key trends that are expected to propel the growth of the Shale Gas market in the US during the forecast period.”

According to the report, one of the main drivers in this market is the increased natural gas consumption in the country. The US government has shifted its focus toward shale gas extraction to reduce its dependency on conventional gas resources. This in turn is expected to propel the growth of the market during the forecast period.

Further, the report states that one of the major challenges confronting the market is the capital-intensive nature of shale gas projects. The extraction of shale gas requires strong technical expertise and usage of advanced technologies. This in turn increases the overall cost of these projects.

The report recognizes the following companies as the key players in Shale Gas Market in the US: Anadarko Petroleum Corp., BHP Billiton Ltd., Chesapeake Energy Corp., Devon Energy Corp., Range Resources Corp., Royal Dutch Shell plc, SM Energy Co., 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.

Filed in: Energy & Power, Oil & Gas
Publisher : Infiniti Research Limited
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