Pakistan has 10,159 trillion feet reservoirs of shale gas: A Study


Pakistan has a massive potential of 10,159 trillion cubic feet shale gas and 2.3 trillion oil resource, several times higher than the initial estimates of US Energy Information Administration (USEIA), reveals latest study conducted with the help of USAID.


USEIA had reported in April 2011 presence of 206 TCF shale gas in place in lower Indus Basin out of which 51 TCF were technically recoverable.


However, in June 2013, USEIA revised shale gas resource in Pakistan as 586 TCF in place out of which 105 TCF were tipped as risked technically recoverable and also included 9.1 billion barrel shale oil risked technically recoverable out of 227 billion barrel shale oil in place.

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