Shale gas companies operating in Poland appear more pessimistic than ever about the prospects of commercial exploitation in the country.
One area of concern is a parameter known as total organic carbon (TOC), which indicates the amount of carbon in geological formations.
“It appears that in some parts of the western Baltic Basin [considered the most promising] net thickness of shale with high enough TOC is low compared with North American standards,” said Pawel Poprawa of the Institute of Energy Studies.
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