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    GULF of Mexico the Safest Place To Operate In the World- Says Former Secretary DOI - Ken Salazar

    February 24, 2014 Houston TX (GLOBALPRPLUS) The second issue of USA Oil and Gas Monitor 2014 is out today. This issue addresses Sustaining the U.S. Oil and Gas Revolution the main theme of the just conclude NAPE winter Expo. Kenneth L. Salazar- Former Secretary Department of Interior DOI, who was the Key note speaker at the event, noted that- Despite all the progress made in unconventional oil and gas production - there remain some challenges on the path to sustaining this revolution even as oppositions to the technology that brought this revolution are on the rise. He said, “Hydraulic fracking is safe as there are no know environmental pollution to anyone”. He called on all stakeholders to take a cue from the Macondo event and see what collaboration has brought to the Gulf of Mexico GOM. In his words, we have the safest place to explore oil and gas in the world”. In this issue you will find out what the stakeholders in oil and gas industry have put in place in the GOM that makes the GOM the safest place to operate in the world.

    Still on U.S. Shale development- breakthrough in producing oil and gas from shale source rocks and very tight reservoirs through the combination of horizontal well sand; multi-staged hydraulic fracturing have delivered the most dramatic increases in domestic gas and oil resources in my generation. IHS estimates that shale plays were the prime source that boosted US recoverable gas resources from about 1270 Tcf in 2000 to almost 3000 Tcf by the end of 2012. This is more than a 100 year supply at current levels of gas production. In spite of this progress made, there are some states in the U.S. that opposes the technologies that have brought about this revolution. In this issue – you will read about what it would be like if the unconventional oil and gas revolution had not happened.

    Russia is by far the largest gas flaring country in the world. In this issue you will read about what The World Bank- Global Gas Flaring Reduction Partnership GGFR is doing to help Russia reduce flaring.

    USA Oil and Gas Monitor – features high profile interviews from industry players who discusses topical issues affecting the industry. This issue is no exception- Find out what each has to say on issues affecting the oil and gas industry:
    Pete Stark, Senior Research Director and Advisor, IHS
    Paula Caldwell St-Onge, Consul General of Canada
    David Blackmon- Managing Director of Strategic Communications at FTI Consulting
    Bjorn Hamso, GGFR Program Manager, the World Bank
    Emma Pena, Director for Management of Flaring and Venting of Gas in Mexico National Hydrocarbons
    Gerald Palanca Technical Specialist, Flaring and Venting for Alberta Energy Regulator AER

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