As the EU’s main source of gas starts running out, the prospect of an interim energy solution that bridges the gap between the high-carbon oil and gas of yesterday and the renewable carbon-free energy of tomorrow could be here now: shale gas.
The discovery and exploitation of shale gas in North America has revolutionised the global gas market. Thanks to a new technology known as hydraulic fracturing – or ‘fracking’ – the extraction of previously inaccessible or uneconomic shale gas became possible.
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