Research of Shale Gas in China

  • Haifeng Chen
  • Miao He
  • Bing Han
  • Zhonglin Li
  • Peihai Li
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 204)


The shale gas is an efficient and abundant energy sources in the world, and is an important alternative energy resources in the future. Accordingly some countries give their attention to it. However, our country is late in this field. With the support of our country, shale gas research has very progress. The researchers commenced their study in the early period of 21st century. Shale gas research is mainly concentrated in aggregation conditions and potential evaluation of resource, evaluation favorable areas, development conditions, etc. In order to promote the exploration and development of shale gas in China, it must strengthen international cooperation. The chapter introduces the status and progress of China’s shale gas and gives some suggestions.


Shale gas Resource investigation and evaluation Energy resource 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Haifeng Chen
    • 1
  • Miao He
    • 1
  • Bing Han
    • 2
  • Zhonglin Li
    • 2
  • Peihai Li
    • 3
  1. 1.Northeast Petroleum UniversityDaqing, HeilongjiangChina
  2. 2.The Fourth Oil Production Plant, Daqing Oilfield Branch Company PetrochinaDaqing, HeilongjiangChina
  3. 3.Liaohe geophysical departmentEastern geophysical companyPanjin, LiaoheChina

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