shale gas exploration

  • BHP Billiton to Lower Shale Rigs in US by 40%

    BHP Billiton to Lower Shale Rigs in US by 40%

    Thursday, 5th February 2015
    In response to lower oil prices, BHP Billiton will reduce its US shale drilling spending by reducing the number of rigs by 40%.
  • Algerian Energy Minister Insists No Danger from Shale Gas

    Algerian Energy Minister Insists No Danger from Shale Gas

    Monday, 12th January 2015
    The exploitation of shale gas in In Salah doesn't present any danger, Energy Minister Youcef Yousfi ensured during a meeting Thursday with representatives of the protesters against the exploitation of this resource in the region, an official of Tamanrasset province said.
  • $70 Billion to be Invested in Algerian Shale Gas Exploration: Sonatrach CEO

    $70 Billion to be Invested in Algerian Shale Gas Exploration: Sonatrach CEO

    Monday, 12th January 2015
    The public group Sonatrach will invest no less than "$ 70 billion" for the exploitation of shale gas in Algeria, said Sunday the CEO of the company, Said Sahnoun, despite the opposition of the inhabitants of the Saharan regions where gas field are found.