GlobalData's new report "Bakken Shale in the US, 2012 - Oil and Gas Shale Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2020" which provides insight into existing and potential exploration and development activities in the Bakken shale play. The report provides details about the business plans of various companies to increase their production, reserves and undeveloped land base in the US region of the shale. This has created competition between Bakken shale operators over obtaining acreage in the Williston Basin and securing potential resources for future production from the shale play. Consequently, many major merger and acquisition (M&A) activities have taken place due to companies trying to access the crude oil resources underlying the Bakken shale play. This trend is largely a result of shale plays becoming more attractive to oil and gas companies in recent years due to technological advancements improving their viability.
- The report analyzes Bakken shale oil and gas exploration and production activities in the US. The scope of the report includes -
- An overview of the oil and gas exploration in the Bakken shale
- Discussion of the drivers of the shale oil and gas exploration in the Bakken shale
- The report provides an overview of the competitive landscape of shale oil exploration in the Bakken shale and provides details of the major companies operating in the region
- Current exploration and production statistics for the North Dakota and Montana Bakken shale. It also provides a forecast for Bakken shale production for the 2012-2020 forecast period
- Information on the coverage and an overview of operations in the Bakken shale
- Information on the major mergers and acquisitions in the Bakken shale in 2012
- Details of the major recent infrastructure developments in the shale
Reasons to buy
The report will enhance your decision making capability. It will allow you to -
- Develop business strategies with the help of specific insights into Marcellus shale gas exploration market in the US.
- Identify opportunities and challenges in the Marcellus shale gas exploration market in the US.
- Plan your strategies based on expected developments in the shale gas exploration activities in the US.
- Understand the competitive landscape of the shale gas market in the Marcellus shale play.