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Quebec halts shale gas development CTV News Montreal
The Quebec government has slammed the brakes on its emerging shale-gas industry following the release of a much-anticipated report, putting an end to a controversial extraction process until it ....

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The Environmental and Social Impacts of Natural Gas Fracking
Apr 17, 2017 0183 32 For example, the province of Quebec could receive 71 up to 475 million over the next 25 years from shale gas revenues, but it is highly debated as ,...

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Civil resistance as deterrent to fracking Part One, They ,
Over the course of three years, plans to drill some 20,000 shale gas wells along the St Lawrence River, between Montreal and Quebec City, have been thwarted to the point of being recognized as a ....

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Where Our Natural Gas Comes From
US natural gas production in 2017 was the second-highest level recorded Most of the production increases since 2005 were the result of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing techniques, notably in shale, sandstone, carbonate, and other tight geologic formations Natural gas is produced from ....

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Quebec Prepares to Drill, Frack Its Utica Shale 2016
After being excluded from Quebec for six years by a drilling moratorium, natural gas suppliers saw June mark a turning point toward access to French Canadian cousins of shale formations in the ....

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Shale gas in Canada
Shale gas in Canada The inclusion of shale gas with conventional gas reserves has caused a sharp increase in estimated recoverable natural gas in Canada Until the 1990s success of hydraulic fracturing in the Barnett Shales of north Texas, shale gas was classed as unconventional reserves and was considered too expensive to recover...

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The Hunt for Shale Gas on Quebec s Deer
Dec 01, 2015 0183 32 The Hunt for Shale Gas on Quebec s Deer-Infested Island, Anticosti Anticosti is nestled in the heart of the St-Lawrence river but it s on the front lines of a ,...

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Shale Gas Fracking on Île Anticosti, Quebec, Canada EJAtlas
Shale Gas Fracking on Île Anticosti, Quebec, Canada Quebec s bid for energy independence threatens island refuge with plans to test novel fracking technologi Locals are calling the plans to frack the theft of the century Description The government of the province of Québec has approved the exploration of shale gas and oil exploration ....

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Shale Play Extends to Canada
An additional 200 Bcf of IGIP per section may be lurking in the Lorraine Shale, an uphole siliceous gas shale measuring 1,500 to 2,000 meters thick While the Lorraine, the poor cousin to the Utica, exhibits great potential, it has yet to be production tested in Québec Imagine 2,000 meters of organic rich shales Lorraine , Chatellier sa...

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Quebec Just Shut the Door on Shale Gas Development For ,
Dec 18, 2014 0183 32 Quebec Just Shut the Door on Shale Gas Development For Now After years of debate and two environmental studies, Quebec s government has decided not to allow shale oil and gas extraction SHARE...

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Quebec paves way for oil, gas exploration with new energy ,
Dec 11, 2016 0183 32 Quebec paves way for oil, gas exploration with new energy plan , Most is locked up in the Utica shale formation or in deposits beneath Anticosti Island, ,...

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Shale Gas Quebec s Environmental Review Board Says It s ,
MONTREAL - Quebec s environmental review board says shale gas exploration in the province is not worth the riskThe agency report concludes there are too many potential negative consequences to ....

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Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard says no to shale gas ,
Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard says there will be no shale gas development in his province Couillard made the pronouncement in an interview to be aired tonight with Radio-Canada s ....

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Open letter rails against Coalition Avenir Québec s ,
A leading contender in Quebec s election campaign has come under fire from dozens of scientists for openly musing about ending a province-wide ban on shale fracking for oil and gas...

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Quebec to ban shale fracking, limit oil
Jun 06, 2018 0183 32 The Quebec government will ban fracking for shale gas and impose stricter rules when it comes to the exploration, extraction and storage of oil and gas The safety of people, of goods and the ....

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Quebec eyes a seat on the shale
Sep 01, 2010 0183 32 AS DRILLING nears the critical point, Quebec is hoping it will soon join the unconventional-gas revolution that is sweeping through North America s energy business The Utica shale, a formation whose most promising plays lie northeast of Montreal, along the St Lawrence River, might hold up to 50 ....

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Utica Shale Petroleum Resource Potential in Quebec ,
porosity estimation is under development and has been applied to the Utica Shale in southern Quebec to evaluate the oil and gas resource potential This presentation describes the method and recent enhancements and their impact on the resource potential estimation for the Utica Shale in southern Quebec...

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Quebec to ban shale gas fracking, tighten rules for oil ,
Quebec Energy Minister Pierre Moreau has announced new measures to prohibit shale gas fracking and ban drilling for oil and gas in a one-kilometre zone around urban areas, including Montreal...

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Shale gas in Canada
Shale Gas Utica shale, which is found in the St Lawrence Lowlands, is a fine-grained argillaceous sedimentary rock with low porosity and permeability that contains variable proportions of other minerals, such as quartz and calcite, which determine whether the shale is conducive to fracturing...

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Utica Shale in Québec La nouvelle frontiére
28 July 2008 Utica Shale in Québec La nouvelle frontiére A BUMPER CROP OF SHALE GAS PLAYS In our piece titled Shale Gas An Emerging Play in North America and Beyond in late 2006, we stated While most current commercial production of shale gas is located in the US, we believe that shale gas plays can be potentially commercial in ....

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Fracking provides few benefits to Quebec, environmental ,
Dec 15, 2014 0183 32 The benefits of shale gas development in Quebec may not be worth the risks, the province s environmental assessment agency concluded in a 540-page report released Monday...

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New fracking touted as Quebec eyes energy boom
Sep 02, 2013 0183 32 Quebec s largest energy firm, Petrolia, is eyeing an estimated 40 billion barrels of oil beneath the surface of Anticosti Island, an ecological gem at the mouth of the Saint Lawrence...

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International Journal of Coal Geology
at the Utica Shale, the shale gas play in southern Quebec, particularly toitsinternalstratigraphy,structuralcharacteristics,mineralogyand thermal maturation This paper then describes the hydrogeological context of the St Lawrence Platform and a methodology currently being developed to evaluate the potential for preferential pathways...

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Alberta firm eyes Ontario s untapped shale gas The Star
Mar 20, 2010 0183 32 As the rest of the industry rushes to develop shale-gas projects in the prolific Marcellus shale deposits of the US northeast and the Utica shales of Quebec, Mooncor is ,...

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Shale gas in Canada Wiki Everipedia
Shale gas in Canada s wiki The inclusion of shale gas with conventional gas reserves has caused a sharp increase in estimated recoverable natural gas in Canada Until the 1990s success of hydraulic fracturing in the Barnett Shales of north Texas, shale gas was classed as unconventional reserves and was considered too expensive to recover...

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Quebec tables bill to block shale gas fracking Ernst v ,
May 16, 2013 0183 32 Quebec tables bill to block shale gas fracking by Bertrand Marotte, May 15, 2013, The Globe and Mail The Quebec government has tabled legislation to impose a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing for shale gas in the Lowlands of the St Lawrence River...

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International Journal of Coal Geology
An overview of Canadian shale gas production and , New Brunswick and Quebec, as illustrated in Fig 2 As of the end of 2012, over 1100 wells have been either drilled for shale gas exploration and production or exploited for gas gas also being a common by-product of tight oil or tight sand...

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