World Shale Resource Assessments
The U.S. Energy Information Administration released its updated assessment of world shale natural gas and tight oil resources by adding four countries (Chad, Kazakhstan, Oman, and the United Arab Emirates). A total of 46 countries are now included in EIA’s assessment of resources, reflecting unproved technically recoverable shale gas resources totaling 7,576.6 trillion cubic and tight oil resources totaling 418.9 billion barrels.
The most current version of each country chapter is linked in the table of countries below. Archived editions are provided in links in the sidebar column to the right. ….