Shale Gas: Exploration And Environmental And Economic Impacts

Paperback | January 30, 2017

byAnurodh Mohan DayalEditorDevleena Mani

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Shale Gas: Exploration and Environmental and Economic Impacts explores the shale gas exploration and production activities that are increasing globally, also presenting a basic understanding on the geological, geochemical, and geophysical aspects. The book is a key reference that is useful for researchers, the oil and gas industry, and policymakers in gas producing and prospective countries. Users will find chapters on hydraulic fracturing and shale gas drilling, as well as the environmental and economic impacts of these activities. Further chapters include case studies on the shale gas revolution in the United States and other producing countries around the world. Provides wide-ranging coverage of both the environmental and economic impacts of shale gas exploration Includes case studies that describe the prolific and potential shale gas systems from both producing and prospective countries Appeals to both those in academia and those in the unconventional gas exploration industry

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Shale Gas: Exploration and Environmental and Economic Impacts explores the shale gas exploration and production activities that are increasing globally, also presenting a basic understanding on the geological, geochemical, and geophysical aspects. The book is a key reference that is useful for researchers, the oil and gas industry, and...

Dr. Dayal received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Geology from Pune University. He researches the exploration of hydrocarbon in Indian sedimentary basins using surface geochemical prospecting techniques. During his tenure he worked with various oil companies in India and abroad in their exploration block. Dr. Dayal has published more than 100 ...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:January 30, 2017Publisher:Elsevier Science & TechLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128095733

ISBN - 13:9780128095737

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Shale

Chapter 2. Deposition and Diagenesis

Chapter 3. Organic Matter in Gas Shales: Origin, Evolution, and Characterization

Chapter 4. Basin Structure, Tectonics, and Stratigraphy

Chapter 5. Exploration Technique

Chapter 6. Hydraulic Fracturing

Chapter 7. Case Studies

Chapter 8. Environmental Concerns of Shale Gas Production

Chapter 9. Economics of the Hydrocarbon Industry With a Volatile Market

Chapter 10. Role of Nonconventional Shale Gas Energy in the Next Century