USGS: Mancos Shale Right Up There with the Marcellus - 40-times more natural gas in the Piceance than previously thought
Source: USGS

Western Colorado has 40-times more natural gas than previously thought, but increased drilling and completion activity in the state’s Piceance Basin is not expected in the near future.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the Mancos Shale formation in the Piceance basin holds roughly 66.3 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, up from 1.6 trillion estimated in 2003. USGS cited data from commercial drilling compani...

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