Zhongmin Wang & Qing Xue
Titre Ouvrage:The market structure of shale gas drilling in the United States
Édition:Washington : Resources for the Future, September, Discussion Paper 14-31
Empirical study of the market structure of the shale gas drilling industry in the United States ; highly concentrated during its experimental stage, roughly from the early 1980s to the early 2000s, has since become less concentrated, exhibiting a long tail of infrequent drillers ; nevertheless, even during the latter stage, the vast majority of shale gas wells have been drilled by a limited number of large independent oil and gas producers.
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