World Petroleum Council Guide to Biofuels

World Petroleum Council Guide to Unconventional Gas

  • The first in a special series of Guides produced for the World Petroleum Council (WPC) as a definitive source of reference on the most pressing matters affecting global energy markets.
  • 112 pages, softback, A5 sized
  • October 2012
  • English
Contents
The President’s Opening Remarks
Message from the Director General
WPC Vision, Mission, Values and Principles
WPC overview
A golden age of gas
The importance of nonconventional gas
By Lászlo Varró
Collaboration and technology
By Trevor Smith
Unconventional gas and the environment: Addressing the environmental concerns
By Andy Gibbins
Unconventional gas and the environment: Emerging environmental issues
By Jennifer Hughes and Ana Coculescu
Engaging with the community
By Georgia Lewis
Shale gas
By Glenda Wylie
Shale gas around the world
By Georgia Lewis
Shale gas water management
By Brent Halldorson and Patrick Horner
Tight gas
By Roberto F. Aguilera, Thomas G. Harding and Roberto Aguilera
Coal-bed methane
By Mark Blacklock
CBM in Australia
By Georgia Lewis
Unconventional gas in Canada
By Michael Gatens
Unconventional gas in China
By Xinhua Ma, Ning Ning and Hongyan Wang
Gas hydrate
By Mark Blacklock
Gas-to-liquids
By Mark Blacklock
Glossary
Acknowledgements

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