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The Natural Gas Revolution [electronic resource]: At the Pivot of the World's Energy Future

Robert W. Kolb
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Upper Saddle River, New Jersey : Pearson Education, [2014]
Language
English
ISBN
0133353516, 9780133353518
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: Plate 1 The Structure of Oil and Gas Reservoirs
  • Plate 2 The Natural Gas Resource Triangle
  • Plate 3 Unconventional Natural Gas and Oil Plays in the United States
  • Plate 4 The Barnett and Eagle Ford Shale Formations
  • Plate 5 The Marcellus and Utica Shale Formations
  • Plate 6 The Bakken Shale Formation
  • Plate 7 The Process for Liquefying Natural Gas
  • Plate 8 The South Pars and North Fields of Qatar and Iran
  • Plate 9 The Shale Gas Basins of China
  • Plate 10 The Constricted Sea Lanes of the Middle East
  • Plate 11 The Constricted Sea Lanes of Southeast Asia
  • Plate 12 The South China Sea and Its Contested Regions: Paracel Islands, the Spratly Islands, the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands, and the Scarborough Shoal
  • Plate 13 Principal Shale Basins of Western Europe
  • Plate 14 The Nord Stream Pipeline
  • Plate 15 Pipelines of the Southern Corridor
  • Plate 16 Gas Fields of Southern South America
  • Plate 17 General Map of Central Asia
  • -- Contents note continued: Plate 18 Major International Pipelines from Iran and Central Asia Eastward
  • Plate 19 Turkmenistan's Key Pipelines
  • Plate 20 Pipelines from the Caspian Sea Westward
  • Plate 21 Gas Fields of the Eastern Mediterranean
  • Plate 22 Gas Fields of Tanzania and Mozambique
  • Plate 23 The Monterey Shale
  • Plate 24 Typical Methane Hydrate Deposits
  • Plate 25 The Pressure and Temperature Interface for Methane Hydrates
  • ch. 1 To the Brink of Innovation
  • World Energy
  • -A Rapid Tour of the Past 200 Years
  • Hydrocarbons: From the Beginnings to Maturity
  • A Rude Awakening
  • U.S. Oil and Natural Gas at the Turn of the Millennium
  • Notes
  • ch. 2 They Call It a Revolution
  • The Early History of Natural Gas
  • The Creation of Oil and Natural Gas
  • The Basics of Extraction, Production, and Completion
  • Hydraulic Fracturing
  • Horizontal Drilling
  • Contrasting Conventional and Unconventional Gas and Oil Production Techniques
  • -- Contents note continued: Unconventional Gas Resources and Production in the United States
  • The U.S. Position in Natural Gas
  • World Natural Gas Resources
  • ch. 3 Liquid Natural Gas and the World Gas Revolution
  • Creating and Shipping LNG
  • The LNG Industry
  • The LNG Infrastructure Today
  • The Potential for Exports of U.S. Natural Gas
  • LNG Pricing and Markets
  • ch. 4 Environmental Costs and Benefits
  • Water Supply
  • Fracking Fluid
  • Hydraulic Fracturing and Aquifers
  • "Produced Water"
  • Air Quality and the Industry's Carbon Footprint
  • Physical Effects at the Earth's Surface
  • The Social Dimension
  • Conclusion: From Coal to Natural Gas or from Natural Gas to Coal?
  • ch. 5 The United States and China
  • Energy in the United States and China
  • China's Shale Gas Resources
  • Energy Imports for China and the United States
  • The Geopolitical Dimension of Energy Imports
  • The Shale Gas Revolution and the Future of Energy Geopolitics
  • -- Contents note continued: Notes
  • ch. 6 The World's Other Large Economies
  • Japan
  • The Eurozone Economies: Germany, France and Italy
  • Russian Federation
  • United Kingdom
  • India and Brazil
  • Conclusion
  • ch. 7 The Other Contending Nations
  • Iran, Qatar, and Iraq
  • Central Asia and Turkey
  • The "Quiet Exporters"
  • Poland and Ukraine
  • Australia
  • The Eastern Mediterranean
  • Mozambique and Tanzania
  • Argentina
  • ch. 8 The Next Energy Revolutions
  • The Shale Oil Revolution
  • The Bakken Play
  • The Eagle Ford in Texas
  • The Monterey Shale
  • The Tight Oil Effect
  • A Methane Hydrate Energy Revolution?
  • A Concluding Note
  • Notes.
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Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-264) and index.
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