Seven shale gas plays pinpointed
New Geological Survey of Canada report narrows the field of shale formations to those meriting ‘immediate and intense’ study
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As with coalbed methane, Canada has lagged well behind the United States in the exploitation of its massive shale gas prospects.
But the pace could be picking up, helped by a new 103-page report by the Geological Survey of Canada which helps narrow down the best formations in the Western Canada Sedi....
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Evaluation began with 50 geographical units
Some of same concerns as other unconventional plays
Analysts call opportunity hot, say learning curve steep
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