Europe told of potential shale gas bonanza

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Series Details 6.5.11
Publication Date 06/05/2011
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Unconventional gas resources in Europe have the potential to reshape the continent’s supply, reducing its dependency on Russia and the Middle East, says a report from the European Centre for Energy and Resource Security (Eucers), May 2011.

The European study cautions, however, that several challenges need to be addressed – including environmental concerns – before commercial production from unconventional sources, such as shale gas, becomes a reality.

Related Links
Website: Gas Shales in Europe
Website: European Centre for Energy and Resource Security (Eucers)
ESO: Background information: Protests spread over first European shale gas well
EurActiv, 9.5.11: Poland takes lead as EU’s shale gas promoter
EUObserver, 9.5.11: Shale gas tussle bubbling under EU surface

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