Remember me | Forgot password
For full content view: Log in Now!
If you’re in the gas marketing end of the natural gas business, 2008 was an experience unlike any other, watching gas prices follow oil prices into the stratosphere and then crash back to where they had been.
Shale, coalbed methane and other unconventional gas plays continued to supply about 40% of total US gas production. Advances in horizontal drilling and fracturing technology made it possible by substantially increasing productivity per well. Meanwhile, bottlenecks are being resolved by pipeline expansions that are well underway to move coalbed methane and shale gas from developing sources, with more pipeline capacity yet to come.
The LNG option has added to the supply side of the equation, and it came on the scene at a good time. Inasmuch as LNG is a global commodity, the price is determined by the world market and not by US buyers. This adds another dimension to the gas price basket.
Elsewhere, Gulf of Mexico supply is a growing concern, deliverability from existing reserves is declining,
This area of the site is restricted.
In order to gain access, please either Log
In, or subscribe to World Oil.
Two options are available to you for creating an account.
1. Get a Free Trial Subscription to World Oil Magazine and gain immediate access to select content on World Oil Online.
Start a Free Trial Subscription and gain immediate access to the complete current issue of World Oil Magazine. Plus, you’ll receive 3 upcoming issues of World Oil Magazine in print or digital format.* You also receive access to the Energy Events Calendar, Industry Statistics and WO Wire’s news and industry coverage.
2. Purchase a subscription to World Oil magazine and gain immediate
and complete access to World Oil Online. As a Total Access subscriber
you will have access to all areas of the site available to registered users and
free subscribers as well as having access to such premium content areas as:
Physical copies of this content may be available for purchase. Visit the Reprints & Back Issues section.
If you are already a paid subscriber and do not have access, please email CustomerService@worldoil.com.
World Oil's specialized upstream Engineering Data Tables featuring the Drill Bit Classifier, Tubing Tables and more. Get Total Access today.
Orlando, FL - May 21-24
Noordwijk - June 5-7
San Antonio, TX - June 6-6
All material subject to strictly enforced copyright laws.
© 2013 World Oil. © 2013 Gulf Publishing Company.