The United States and Canada are the only two countries in the world to commercially produce both shale gas and tight oil, the Energy Information Administration said on February 13, 2015. Two other countries, China and Argentina, are the only other nations to extract resources from shale, but both are exclusively producing one of the two hydrocarbons. Russia and Australia have produced from their respective shale formations but are not classified as “low permeability formations.”

Source: EIA
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