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  1. Report by WUG: Safety and accident rate in natural gas and crude oil exploration from 2010 to 2014

    ... a report on the safety and accident rate at oil and gas exploration in the years 2010 through 2014. Shale gas exploration is ... conventional gas drilling operations. Usually, “common” natural gas is highly pressurized in natural traps of permeable rocks. As a ...

    Aktualność - 03/08/2015 - 19:08

  2. Ministry of the Environment presented new areas slated for the next licensing round

    ... new areas slated for competitive tenders for oil and gas prospecting and exploration and for production of hydrocarbons. The ... in recent years, including the report on potential Poland's natural gas resources in solid reservoir rocks. The new licensing procedure ...

    Aktualność - 07/17/2015 - 11:27

  3. Hydraulic Fracturing Recipe

    ... Unlike conventional oil and reservoirs, shale rocks contain gas in tiny isolated pores and release it to the borehole at very low flow ... fluid (called flowback water) and gas flow from the well by natural lift. Sometimes it is necessary to “kick” the well by nitrogen ...

    Artykuł - 10/18/2014 - 19:17

  4. Oil and gas concessions – Environment Ministry's report for the European Commission

    ... its annual report on the awarded and active oil and gas concessions. Pursuant to Directive 94/22/EC of the European ... concessions for prospection and exploration of gas, oil, its natural derivatives and coalbed methane. The concessions were held by 28 ...

    Aktualność - 07/12/2015 - 18:01

  5. Poprawa: Gas resource estimates are up, but Poland is unable to tap the resources

    ... A spectacular success of shale oil and gas development in the U.S.A. has directed the attention of the public and decision-makers to a broader natural phenomenon of unconventional shale gas and oil resources. Our ...

    Aktualność - 05/01/2015 - 15:13

  6. Changes in Iran: the effect on Poland's shale gas projects

    ... The Iran nuclear deal has a direct effect on Poland's shale gas exploration and production projects. Combined with political détente, the ... remote locations. Iran, holding the world's largest natural gas reserves, is one of such locations (1) . Economy and ...

    Artykuł - 12/21/2014 - 18:25

  7. Upstream Sector in Poland – past, present and future

    Oil and gas has been produced in Poland for more than 150 years. It may come as a surprise that Poland ... is understood as exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas. The point of oil or gas transfer to the transmission system or in ...

    Artykuł - 12/09/2014 - 12:35

  8. Petrophysical properties of shale rocks

    ... source, reservoir rock, sealing rock and the trap, while gas migration occurs solely in a micro-scale or is absent. Quite a challenge ... laminae enriched in silica, as well as in the system of natural fractures and micro-fractures, the gas is accumulated in the form of ...

    Artykuł - 10/21/2014 - 16:04

  9. [2] Alteration: how the crude oil is formed

    ... at a temperature of 120 ºC a volatile substance – the natural gas – starts to be generated instead of the liquid crude oil. This, ...

    Artykuł - 09/23/2014 - 22:36

  10. Potential environmental impacts at each stage of works

    ... Both nature and intensity of the impacts from shale gas production on particular environmental compartments are direct effects of ... as far as possible from residential buildings and use of natural barriers and sound screens. Shale gas wells are drilled in Poland ...

    Artykuł - 10/16/2014 - 16:50