Shale Directories Expands Its Directory to Include Other Major Shale Plays

ShaleDirectories, the leading online directory for the Marcellus and Utica, is now offering online directories for the Bakken, Eagle Ford, Permian Basin and Niobrara Shale plays.

ShaleDirectories.com, the leading online directory for the Marcellus and Utica, is now offering online directories for the Bakken, Eagle Ford, Permian Basin and Niobrara Shale plays. ShaleDirectories.com has been very successful in helping its members connect with oil and gas industry companies. The company looks to build on this success as these four major shale plays continues to expand and need more local resources.

Shale plays are beginning to mature and the decision-making across the shale plays is becoming centralized. ShaleDirectories.com's expansion is being responsive to the industry trend. As the industry consolidates, more companies from Pennsylvania and Ohio are opening offices in Texas and Oklahoma at the request of oil and gas companies. "Some of our members will be opening offices in Texas in the next couples of months," commented Joe Barone, President, of Shale Directories. "Our expansion will provide greater exposure for our members in an industry which is very dynamic." Being online in the major shale plays keeps our members' information current. The oil and gas industry is very mobile. As industry professionals move from one shale play to another, they want an online resource where local companies can be found very easily. ShaleDirectories.com is that resource.

The current version of ShaleDirectories.com has 100,000 business listings. With the expansion into Texas, the number of listings could increase substantially in a relatively short period of time. Based current experience, there is considerable interest in a number of business categories throughout directory everything ranging from excavating companies, to electrical supplies, to hotels and skeet shooting ranges.

With traffic averaging 7500 visitors per month, ShaleDirectories.com expects to exceed 15,000 visitors per month by the end of the year. Early in the growth of ShaleDirectories.com it recognized the importance of mobile apps for oil and gas industry professionals. It is an industry where almost everything is done from a mobile device especially when it comes to looking for vendors in trailer on well site.

In 2012, ShaleDirectories.com launched its first mobile app for the iPhone, iPad and Droid smartphones. A new mobile app has just been developed to meet the functionality of the expanded directories. To date, there are over 5100 ShaleDirectories.com mobile users are making it one of the more widely used apps in the oil and gas industry.

Shale Directories' management team will be visiting these shale plays in the next few months to introduce the expanded directories.

ShaleDiretories.com is the leading online directory that connects oil and gas industry with local businesses in the major shale plays throughout the U.S. Besides its directories, ShaleDirectories.com provides it members with seminars and conferences with many of the major E&P companies and oil field service companies.