Lesson 1, Topic 1
In Progress

Shale Gas

Abdulaziz July 15, 2020
  • gas that is trapped in its source rock
  • the rock is also the reservoir
    • common in NT, Australia
  • gas within shale can be stored in 3 ways:
    • adsorbed onto insoluble organic matter, forms a molecular or atomic film;
    • absorbed in the pore spaces
    • confined in the fractures in the rock