shale oil back to grow in the US

According to Bloomberg data, shale production in the United States once again registered noticeable increases in the market. The number of drilling rigs in the land of "Uncle Sam" has grown 91% in about nine months.

The production of US shale increased by more than 550,000 barrels per day from the third quarter 2016. Eyeing this large increase are the large oil companies such as Exxon Mobil, even forward one third of its budget this year for exploration in shale fields. To get an idea, in early 2017, the company signed an agreement of 6.6 billion dollars, which aims to double its presence in the basin of the Permian, the nation's most fertile shale field.

Panorama Offshore had reported that 2017 was a good year for shale in the US ( in view of the announced investments. According to analysts of consulting company in oil and gas, Rystad Energy, for every dollar invested this year in the North American shale, another dollar will be allocated to offshore projects planned, totaling expenditures of $ 70 billion in each sector.


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