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Shell’s Groundbirch asset produces dry – primarily sweet – gas from the Montney formation in northeast British Columbia (BC), Canada. Groundbirch offers significant long-term integration value.

Shale Oil in the Permian Basin, United States

Shell is exploring for and producing light tight oil (LTO) in the Permian Basin, which is North America’s premier shale play. The Permian Basin is Shell’s core LTO asset.

Shale Oil in Alberta, Canada

Shell Canada is producing light tight oil (LTO) from the Duvernay and Montney shale formations in northwestern Alberta. We have a premier position in the Duvernay liquids play.


Shell is exploring for, and appraising light tight oil (LTO) and shale gas in the prospective Vaca Muerta project located in the Neuquén Basin in Argentina.


Shell produces dry gas in the Appalachia Basin. This basin offers production with a low break-even point (BEP).


Shell’s Foothills assets, located in central and southern Alberta (Canada), produce sales gas (methane), natural gas liquids (NGL), condensate and Sulphur.

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