29 Apr '11, 9am

Why Shale Gas and Fracking May Be Part of Our Clean Energy Future

Why Shale Gas and Fracking May Be Part of Our Clean Energy Future

So, what is my take? Shale gas poses a gigantic business opportunity for energy companies around the world. It also has the potential to be an important, long-term energy resource which could help us ween ourselves from foreign oil and reduce our carbon footprint. It is also highly controversial and will continue to be so as long as companies act irresponsibly. As is the case in almost every industry, there will be leaders and laggards in the social and environmental responsibility of shale gas exploration and production. We need to pass rigorous regulations in the U.S. and around the globe and hold producers accountable to those standards so that shale gas can be part of the clean energy solution.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/04/shale-gas-fracking-co...

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