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Tight oil market dynamics: Benchmarks, breakeven points,and inelasticities

Fig. 7. U.S. tight oil and shale gas drilled but uncompleted wells (EIA, 2017b) (dotted curve, right axis) and West Texas Intermediate crude oil price (EIA, 2017c) (solid curve, left axis) from January 2014 to April 2017.


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Authors: R.L. Kleinberga, S.Paltsevb,C.K.E.Ebingerc,D.A.Hobbsd, T. Boersmae

aSchlumberger-Doll Research, One Hampshire Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, United States. bJoint Program on Science and Policy of Global Change, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, United States. cAtlantic Council, 1030 15th Street NW, Washington, DC 20005, United States. dKing Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center, Airport Road, Riyadh 11672, Saudi Arabia. eCenter on Global Energy Policy, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, 420 West 118th Street, New York, NY 10027, United States

Corresponding author.

E-mail addresses:

[email protected] (R.L. Kleinberg),

[email protected] (S. Paltsev),

[email protected] (C.K.E. Ebinger),

[email protected] (D.A. Hobbs),

[email protected] (T. Boersma).

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Emanuel Martin
Emanuel Martin is a Petroleum Engineer graduate from the Faculty of Engineering and a musician educate in the Arts Faculty at National University of Cuyo. In an independent way he’s researching about shale gas & tight oil and building this website to spread the scientist knowledge of the shale industry.

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