Shale gas is natural gas which was trapped within shale rock formations. Shale gas has become an important source of natural gas in the United States. This has allowed the US to become the top producer of natural gas.

Here are the major shale formations in the US.

  • Antrim Shale
  • Barnett Shale
  • Bakken Shale
  • Caney Shale
  • Conesauga Shale
  • Fayetteville Shale
  • Floyd Shale
  • Gothic Shale
  • Haynesville Shale
  • New Albany Shale
  • Pearsall Shale
  • Eagle Ford Shale
  • Marcellus Shale
Map of US Shale Gas Formations
us shale gas map

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