Seemingly encouraged by the so called ‘shale revolution’ currently underway in the US, a host of Gulf states have begun looking into their own unconventional shale resources, and the possibilities exploiting them could open up both short and longer term.

While the Middle East and North Africa is home to a vast endowment of conventional gas reserves, recent exploration and appraisal activities show that it also has great potential for unconventional tight and shale gas reserves. (CONTINUED - 765 WORDS)