Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Shale Compendium: United Kingdom and Ireland

United Kingdom                         
  • Island Gas and Celtique Energy have acreage positions, and Eurenergy has a concession for shale formations (World Oil 2012).

  • Energy Minister Pat Rabbitte stated: "we need to ensure that both exploration and production - conventional or unconventional, on land or at sea - are conducted safely and on an environmentally sound basis" and expects studies to be completed in 2014. (Natural Gas Europe Apr. 2013)

Written by Anna Leonenko, Research Fellow
Penn State Law, Agricultural Law Center
May 1, 2013

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