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The Tight Oil Market 2012-2022

The Tight Oil Market 2012-2022 report assesses this rapidly growing sector, which is expected to become an important contributor to future oil supply. Due to the low gas prices in North America, there has been a considerable shift from using horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing technologies on gas resources to oil resources. Internationally, areas with tight oil potential are seeing increasing attention. The tight oil market report focuses on the developments in the industry, with analysis of tight oil initiatives across the 7 largest tight oil national markets and rest of the world. Visiongain has determined that the value of the global tight oil market in 2012 will reach $13.2bn.

What makes this report unique?

Visiongain consulted widely with industry experts and full transcripts from these exclusive interviews are included in the report. As such, our reports have a unique blend of primary and secondary sources providing informed opinion. The report provides insight into key drivers and restraints behind contract and programme developments, as well as identifying leading companies. The report also provides a unique blend of qualitative analysis combined with extensive quantitative data including global and national market forecasts from 2012-2022 - all highlighting key business opportunities.

Why you should buy The Tight Oil Market 2012-2022

  • 110 pages of comprehensive analysis
  • 2 Exclusive Visiongain interviews with experts from -
    • Athabasca Oil Corporation
    • Central Montana Resources
  • 63 tables, charts, and graphs
  • Global tight oil market forecasts between 2012-2022
  • 7 leading national tight oil market forecasts between 2012-2022
    • US
    • Canada
    • China
    • Australia
    • Argentina
    • Russia
    • Egypt
    • Rest of the World (ROW)
  • A SWOT analysis
  • 34 leading companies identified and profiled -
    • Apache Corporation
    • Arcan Resources Limited
    • Arsenal Energy Inc
    • Athabasca Oil Corporation
    • Bellatrix Exploration
    • Central Montana Resources
    • Chesapeake Energy Corporation
    • Chevron
    • Continental Resources
    • CNOOC
    • Crescent Point Energy
    • Crew Energy Inc
    • Devon Energy Corporation
    • Enerplus
    • EOG Resources Inc
    • ExxonMobil
    • Hess Corporation
    • Husky Energy Inc
    • Marathon Oil Corporation
    • Murphy Oil Corporation
    • Newfield Exploration
    • Nexen Inc
    • Occidental Petroleum Corporation (Oxy)
    • PetroBakken Energy Limited
    • Pioneer Natural Resources
    • Repsol
    • Rosneft
    • San Leon Energy
    • Shell
    • Sinopec
    • SM Energy
    • Statoil
    • Talisman Energy
    • Whiting Petroleum Corporation

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary

  • 1.1 Overview of the Tight Oil Market
  • 1.2 Highlights of the Report
  • 1.3 Benefits of the Report
  • 1.4 Methodology
  • 1.5 The Global Tight Oil Market Forecast 2012-2022
  • 1.6 Leading National Tight Oil Market Forecasts 2012-2022

2. Introduction to the Tight Oil Market

  • 2.1 The Main Characteristics of Tight Oil
  • 2.2 Developing of Tight Oil Formations
  • 2.3 Innovative Technology and Improved Operational Efficiency
  • 2.4 Shift from Shale Gas to Tight Oil
  • 2.5 Tight Oil Production and Potential for Growth

3. The Global Tight Oil Market

  • 3.1 The Global Tight Oil Market Forecast 2012-2022
  • 3.2 Leading National Tight Oil Market Forecasts 2012-2022
  • 3.3 National Tight Oil Market Share Forecast 2012, 2017 and 2022
  • 3.4 Drivers and Restraints of the Tight Oil Market
    • 3.4.1 Drivers
    • 3.4.2 Restraints

4. Leading National Tight Oil Markets

  • 4.1 The US Tight Oil Market Forecast 2012-2022
    • 4.1.1 The US Tight Oil Market Analysis
  • 4.2 The Canadian Tight Oil Market Forecast 2012-2022
    • 4.2.1 The Canadian Tight Oil Market Analysis
  • 4.3 The Chinese Tight Oil Market Forecast 2012-2022
    • 4.3.1 The Chinese Tight Oil Market Analysis
  • 4.4 The Australian Tight Oil Market Forecast 2012-2022
    • 4.4.1 The Australian Tight Oil Market Analysis
  • 4.5 The Argentinean Tight Oil Market Forecast 2012-2022
    • 4.5.1 The Argentinean Tight Oil Market Analysis
  • 4.6 The Russian Tight Oil Market Forecast 2012-2022
    • 4.6.1 The Russian Tight Oil Market Analysis
  • 4.7 The Egyptian Tight Oil Market Forecast 2012-2022
    • 4.7.1 The Egyptian Tight Oil Market Analysis
  • 4.8 The Rest of the World (RoW) Tight Oil Market Forecast 2012-2022
    • 4.8.1 The Colombian Tight Oil Market
    • 4.8.2 The French Tight Oil Market
    • 4.8.3 The Mexican Tight Oil Market

5. SWOT Analysis of the Tight Oil Market 2012-2022

  • 5.1 Strengths
    • 5.1.1 Solid Oil Prices
    • 5.1.2 Extensive Pipeline Infrastructure in North America
    • 5.1.3 Strict Regulation
  • 5.2 Weaknesses
    • 5.2.1 High Cost of Tight Oil Development
    • 5.2.2 Lack of Skilled Workforce
    • 5.2.3 Ban on Hydraulic Fracturing in Certain Resource-Rich Areas
    • 5.2.4 Earthquakes
  • 5.3 Opportunities
    • 5.3.1 Untapped Shale Formations
    • 5.3.2 Technological Innovation
  • 5.4 Threats
    • 5.4.1 Lack of Governmental Support
    • 5.4.2 Public Opposition
    • 5.4.3 Highly Water Intensive

6. Expert Opinion

  • 6.1 Athabasca Oil Corporation
    • 6.1.1 Athabasca's Tight Oil Projects
    • 6.1.2 Drivers and Restraints of the Tight Oil Market
    • 6.1.3 National Tight Oil Markets with Opportunities for Growth
    • 6.1.4 The Canadian Tight Oil Market
    • 6.1.5 Tight Oil Market Regulation
    • 6.1.6 Technologies Critical to Tight Oil Growth
    • 6.1.7 Importance of Oil Prices
  • 6.2 Central Montana Resources
    • 6.2.1 Drivers and Restraints of the Tight Oil Market
    • 6.2.2 Tight Oil Growth Opportunities
    • 6.2.3 Tight Oil Regulatory Issues
    • 6.2.4 National Markets with Potential for Growth
    • 6.2.5 Market Growth over the Following Decade

7. Leading Companies in the Tight Oil Market

  • 7.1 Apache Corporation
  • 7.2 Arcan Resources Limited
  • 7.3 Arsenal Energy Inc
  • 7.4 Athabasca Oil Corporation
  • 7.5 Bellatrix Exploration
  • 7.6 Central Montana Resources
  • 7.7 Chesapeake Energy Corporation
  • 7.8 Chevron
  • 7.9 Continental Resources
  • 7.10 CNOOC
  • 7.11 Crescent Point Energy
  • 7.12 Crew Energy Inc
  • 7.13 Devon Energy Corporation
  • 7.14 Enerplus
  • 7.15 EOG Resources Inc
  • 7.16 ExxonMobil
  • 7.17 Hess Corporation
  • 7.18 Husky Energy Inc
  • 7.19 Marathon Oil Corporation
  • 7.20 Murphy Oil Corporation
  • 7.21 Newfield Exploration
  • 7.22 Nexen Inc
  • 7.23 Occidental Petroleum Corporation (Oxy)
  • 7.24 PetroBakken Energy Limited
  • 7.25 Pioneer Natural Resources
  • 7.26 Repsol
  • 7.27 Rosneft
  • 7.28 San Leon Energy
  • 7.29 Shell
  • 7.30 Sinopec
  • 7.31 SM Energy
  • 7.32 Statoil
  • 7.33 Talisman Energy
  • 7.34 Whiting Petroleum Corporation

8. Conclusions

  • 8.1 The Global Tight Oil Market 2012-2022
  • 8.2 The North American Tight Oil Markets 2012-2022
  • 8.3 National Tight Oil Markets Outside of North America with Potential for Growth
  • 8.4 Tight Oil Markets in the Rest of the World
  • 8.5 Concluding Remarks on the Tight Oil Market

9. Glossary

List of Tables

  • Table 3.1 Global Tight Oil Market Forecast 2012-2022 ($m, AGR %)
  • Table 3.2 Global Tight Oil Market Forecast CAGR (%) 2012-2022, 2012-2017, and 2017-2022
  • Table 3.3 Leading National Tight Oil Markets Forecast 2012-2022 ($m, AGR %)
  • Table 3.4 Leading National Tight Oil Markets Forecast CAGR (%) 2012-2022, 2012-2017, and 2017-2022
  • Table 3.5 Drivers and Restraints of the Global Tight Oil Market 2012-2022
  • Table 4.1 US Tight Oil Market Forecast Summary 2012, 2017 and 2022 ($m, Rank, % Share, CAGR %, Cumulative)
  • Table 4.2 US Tight Oil Market Forecast 2012-2022 ($m, AGR %)
  • Table 4.3 US Tight Oil Market Forecast CAGR (%) 2012-2022, 2012-2017, and 2017-2022
  • Table 4.4 Canadian Tight Oil Market Forecast Summary 2012, 2017 and 2022 ($m, Rank, % Share, CAGR %, Cumulative)
  • Table 4.5 Canadian Tight Oil Market Forecast 2012-2022 ($m, AGR %)
  • Table 4.6 Canadian Tight Oil Market Forecast CAGR (%) 2012-2022, 2012-2017, and 2017-2022
  • Table 4.7 Chinese Tight Oil Market Forecast Summary 2012, 2017 and 2022 ($m, Rank, % Share, CAGR %, Cumulative)
  • Table 4.8 Chinese Tight Oil Market Forecast 2012-2022 ($m, AGR %)
  • Table 4.9 Chinese Tight Oil Market Forecast CAGR (%) 2012-2022, 2012-2017, and 2017-2022
  • Table 4.10 Australian Tight Oil Market Forecast Summary 2012, 2017 and 2022 ($m, Rank, % Share, CAGR %, Cumulative)
  • Table 4.11 Australian Tight Oil Market Forecast 2012-2022 ($m, AGR %)
  • Table 4.12 Australian Tight Oil Market Forecast CAGR (%) 2012-2022, 2012-2017, and 2017-2022
  • Table 4.13 Argentinean Tight Oil Market Forecast Summary 2012, 2017 and 2022 ($m, Rank, % Share, CAGR %, Cumulative)
  • Table 4.14 Argentinean Tight Oil Market Forecast 2012-2022 ($m, AGR %)
  • Table 4.15 Argentinean Tight Oil Market Forecast CAGR (%) 2012-2022, 2012-2017, and 2017-2022
  • Table 4.16 Russian Tight Oil Market Forecast Summary 2012, 2017 and 2022 ($m, Rank, % Share, CAGR %, Cumulative)
  • Table 4.17 Russian Tight Oil Market Forecast 2012-2022 ($m, AGR %)
  • Table 4.18 Russian Tight Oil Market Forecast CAGR (%) 2012-2022, 2012-2017, and 2017-2022
  • Table 4.19 Egyptian Tight Oil Market Forecast Summary 2012, 2017 and 2022 ($m, Rank, % Share, CAGR %, Cumulative)
  • Table 4.20 Egyptian Tight Oil Market Forecast 2012-2022 ($m, AGR %)
  • Table 4.21 Egyptian Tight Oil Market Forecast CAGR (%) 2012-2022, 2012-2017, and 2017-2022
  • Table 4.22 RoW Tight Oil Market Forecast Summary 2012, 2017 and 2022 ($m, Rank, % Share, CAGR %, Cumulative)
  • Table 4.23 RoW Tight Oil Market Forecast 2012-2022 ($m, AGR %)
  • Table 4.24 RoW Tight Oil Market Forecast CAGR (%) 2012-2022, 2012-2017, and 2017-2022
  • Table 5.1 SWOT Analysis of the Tight Oil Market 2012-2022

List of Figures

  • Figure 2.1 US Natural Gas Price 2000-2012($/tcf)
  • Figure 2.2 US Crude Oil and Gas Rig Count 2000-2012 (Number of Rigs in Operation)
  • Figure 2.3 US Crude Oil Production by Region 1990-2035 (million bpd)
  • Figure 3.1 Global Tight Oil Market Forecast 2012-2022 ($m)
  • Figure 3.2 US, Canadian and Chinese Tight Oil Markets Forecast 2012-2022 ($m)
  • Figure 3.3 Other National and Rest of the World Tight Oil Markets Forecast 2012-2022 ($m)
  • Figure 3.4 Leading National Tight Oil Market Share Forecast 2012 (%)
  • Figure 3.5 Leading National Tight Oil Market Share Forecast 2017 (%)
  • Figure 3.6 Leading National Tight Oil Market Share Forecast 2022 (%)
  • Figure 3.7 Brent Crude and WTI Crude Oil Price 2000-2012 ($/barrel)
  • Figure 3.8 US Nominal Cost for Crude Oil Well Drilled 1960-2007 (thousands of dollars per well)
  • Figure 4.1 US Tight Oil Market Share Forecast 2012, 2017 and 2022 (% Share)
  • Figure 4.2 US Tight Oil Market Forecast 2012-2022 ($m)
  • Figure 4.3 US Tight Oil Production 1990-2035 (million bpd)
  • Figure 4.4 Canadian Tight Oil Market Share Forecast 2012, 2017 and 2022 (% Share)
  • Figure 4.5 Canadian Tight Oil Market Forecast 2012-2022 ($m)
  • Figure 4.6 Canadian Estimated Oil Production 2012 (bpd)
  • Figure 4.7 Chinese Tight Oil Market Share Forecast 2012, 2017 and 2022 (% Share)
  • Figure 4.8 Chinese Tight Oil Market Forecast 2012-2022 ($m)
  • Figure 4.9 Australian Tight Oil Market Share Forecast 2012, 2017 and 2022 (% Share)
  • Figure 4.10 Australian Tight Oil Market Forecast 2012-2022 ($m)
  • Figure 4.11 Argentinean Tight Oil Market Share Forecast 2012, 2017 and 2022 (% Share)
  • Figure 4.12 Argentinean Tight Oil Market Forecast 2012-2022 ($m)
  • Figure 4.13 Russian Tight Oil Market Share Forecast 2012, 2017 and 2022 (% Share)
  • Figure 4.14 Russian Tight Oil Market Forecast 2012-2022 ($m)
  • Figure 4.15 Egyptian Tight Oil Market Share Forecast 2012, 2017 and 2022 (% Share)
  • Figure 4.16 Egyptian Tight Oil Market Forecast 2012-2022 ($m)
  • Figure 4.17 RoW Tight Oil Market Share Forecast 2012, 2017 and 2022 (% Share)
  • Figure 4.18 RoW Tight Oil Market Forecast 2012-2022 ($m)
  • Figure 5.1 US Crude Oil Reserves in Nonproducing Reservoirs 1996-2010 (million barrels)
  • Figure 5.2 US Crude Oil and Natural Gas Exploratory and Developmental Wells Drilled (1990-2012)
  • Figure 8.1 US and Canadian Tight Oil Market Forecast 2012-2022 ($m)
  • Figure 8.2 National Non-North American Tight Oil Markets Forecast 2012-2022 ($m)

Companies Listed

  • Alliant Energy
  • American Oil & Gas
  • Apache Corporation
  • Apache Energy
  • Arcan Resources Limited
  • Arsenal Energy Inc
  • Athabasca Oil Corporation
  • Badr El Din Petroleum Company (BAPETCo)
  • Bellatrix Exploration
  • Canacol Energy Ltd
  • Central Montana Resources
  • Chesapeake Energy Corporation
  • Chevron
  • Chevron Canada Resources
  • Chimera Energy Corporation
  • China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC)
  • China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec Group)
  • ConocoPhillips
  • Continental Resources
  • Crescent Point Energy
  • Crew Energy Inc
  • Desco Energy Ltd
  • Devon Energy Corporation
  • Dominion Resources
  • Ecopetrol
  • Egyptian General Petroleum Cooperation
  • Enerplus
  • Eni
  • EOG Resources, Inc
  • ExxonMobil
  • ExxonMobil Exploration Colombia Ltd
  • Falcon Oil & Gas
  • Gas y Petroleo de Neuquen
  • Halliburton
  • Hess Corporation
  • Hess Energy
  • Hilcorp Resources
  • Husky Energy Inc
  • Marathon Oil Corporation
  • Medanito
  • MGM Energy Corporation
  • Mitsui & Co
  • Murphy Oil Corporation
  • New Standard Energy
  • New York Mercantile Exchange, Inc., (NYMEX)
  • Newfield Exploration
  • Nexen Inc
  • Occidental Petroleum Corporation (Oxy)
  • Pacific Oil and Gas
  • Pemex
  • PetroBakken Energy Limited
  • PetroChina
  • Petrofrontier Corporation
  • Petrogas
  • Petsec Energy
  • Pioneer Natural Resources
  • Realm Energy
  • Repsol
  • Rosneft
  • San Leon Energy Plc
  • Sandridge Energy
  • Shell
  • SinoChem Corporation
  • Sinopec
  • Sinopec Shengli Oilfield Company
  • SM Energy
  • Statoil
  • Sumitomo Corporation
  • Talisman Energy
  • Toreador Resources
  • Total
  • TRZ Energy
  • Vermillion Energy
  • Whiting Petroleum Corporation
  • XTO Energy
  • YPF SA

Government Agencies and Other Organisations Mentioned in This Report

  • Alberta Energy Resources Conservation Board
  • Canadian National Energy Board
  • Energy Information Administration (EIA)
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • European Union (EU)
  • Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB)
  • International Energy Agency (IEA)
  • Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC)
  • Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)
  • Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
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