US Coalbed

Exclusives

Power-sector demand for natural gas is expected to grow by almost 9% in 2012 to a record 22.7 billion cubic feet per day.

Mobile systems are enhancing operator flexibility in managing costs, field development and emissions.

Of 44 deals greater than $200 million since the beginning of 2010, some 55% have centered on shales, according to BoA Merrill Lynch.