VANCOUVER — Horizontal drilling and fracturing technology have unlocked vast reservoirs of oil and gas from shale basins across North America. The continent hosts 67 billion barrels of technically recoverable shale oil and 1,238 trillion cubic feet of technically recoverable shale gas, an immense resource that has reversed a decades-long decline in U.S. hydrocarbon output and spurred dreams of a B.C. funded by natural gas exports. - See more at: http://www.northernminer.com/news/the-grains-explained/1003163470/?&er=NA#sthash.CP1lnObQ.dpuf
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