17 Apr '11, 7pm

Shell backs tough #fracking rules, which is smart | new blogpost

Shell backs tough #fracking rules, which is smart | new blogpost

The proof of Shell’s intentions will come when it releases a set of principles for fracking regulation, which it intends to do in a few months. Odum and Russ Ford, an executive vice president who oversees gas exploration and production, say that the company will support disclosure of fracking fluids, baseline testing and then monitoring of water supplies during drilling operations, and the control and monitoring of so-called fugitive emissions such as methane, a potent greenhouse gas. Shell will also set a goal of 100% recycling of all water used in fracking, and when it can’t meet that goal, it will explain why).

Full article: http://www.marcgunther.com/2011/04/17/shell-we-need-tough...

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