'Tight oil market to be worth $13.2bn in 2012' says Visiongain report

Press Release   •   Sep 10, 2012 15:39 BST

Lead analyst of the tight oil report stated, “Following depressed gas prices in North America, attention has shifted from shale gas to monetising higher value oil trapped in tight formations, driving investment into the market. The US and Canada are expected to remain key players over the coming years as they aim to develop their considerable tight oil resources, however there are some key emerging tight oil markets with considerable growth potential.”

The Tight Oil Market 2012-2022, analyses this industry essential to the future growth of the energy sector. The report draws attention to exciting trends and developments within the industry, which will shape the tight oil market over the coming years. As well as providing a global forecast for the period 2012-2022, the report highlights the 7 major national markets, delivering forecasts and country specific analysis for each.

The report contains 63 tables, charts and graphs that add visual analysis in order to explain developing trends within the tight oil market. The report identifies and profiles 34 of the leading companies operating within the tight oil market, and includes 2 interviews with principal tight oil companies, providing expert insight alongside Visiongain analysis.

The Tight Oil Market 2012-2022 report will be of value to current and future potential investors into the tight oil industry, as well as companies and research centres who wish to broaden their knowledge of the tight oil market.


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