EU Studies question shale gas benefits

Business Report 10 September 2012.

The EU is analysing the adequacy of its legislation on unconventional fossil fuels as companies have started drilling exploration wells in Poland, the UK and Germany. A separate study concluded that extracting shale gas imposed a larger environmental footprint than conventional gas development. A third study showed that shale gas produced in the EU would release more greenhouse gases than conventional natural gas. – Bloomberg…

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