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Oil and gas wells and their integrity: implications for shale and unconventional resource exploitation (2014)
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Davies, R. J., Almond, S., Ward, R. S., Jackson, R. B., Adams, C., Worrall, F., …Whitehead, M. A. (2014). Oil and gas wells and their integrity: implications for shale and unconventional resource exploitation. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 56, 239-254. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2014.03.001

Data from around the world (Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Brazil, Canada, the Netherlands, Poland, the UK and the USA) show that more than four million onshore hydrocarbon wells have been drilled globally. Here we assess all the reliable datasets (25)... Read More about Oil and gas wells and their integrity: implications for shale and unconventional resource exploitation.