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02.07.2013 Polish Shale Licences Illegal, EU Court Claims

The European Court of Justice has ruled that Poland violated EU directives by issuing licences for exploitation of the country's shale gas potential without fully open tenders.

01.07.2013 Shale Gas Can Lift Demand, Consumption In North America

Shale gas could stimulate demand and consumption in North America rather than affecting global markets, said Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) secretary general Leonid Bokhanovskiy.

17.06.2013 Centrica to Acquires Interest in British Shale Gas

Centrica plc has acquired a 25% interest in the Bowland exploration licence (PEDL165) in Lancashire from Cuadrilla Resources Ltd (Cuadrilla) and AJ Lucas for £40 million in cash. Centrica will also pay exploration and appraisal costs of up to £60 million.

17.06.2013 Shale Gas Policy On The Way For India

The government plans to come out with a shale gas policy early next month.

“The shale gas policy will be announced in the next 20-25 days…we have sought comments from different ministries and will finalise it by then,” oil minister Veerappa Moily said.

11.06.2013 EIA Reduces Poland's Shale Gas Estimates

Although the world has 10 percent more shale gas resources than the US's Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimated two years ago, the estimate for Poland's reserves in its latest report has dropped from 187 trillion to 148 trillion cubic feet.

03.06.2013 Energy Firm Says UK's Shale Gas Resources Could Be Huge

IGas , one of the energy firms hoping to exploit the UK's resources of shale gas, says it may be sitting on significantly more gas than previously thought, the BBC has reported.

23.05.2013 China’s Non-Oil and Gas Firms Suffer Setbacks in Shale Gas Development

Sources close to the matter revealed that due to capacity constraints, most of the non-oil and gas companies that secured exploration rights for shale gas blocks have failed to start substantial exploration practices, and some companies even planned to back down or seek

22.05.2013 Shale Gas, Energy Costs Vex EU Leaders

European leaders will discuss plans to exploit shale gas in summit talks on Wednesday as part of a decades-long quest to develop more secure and competitive energy supplies, Reuters reports.

22.05.2013 Poland Shale Boom Falters as State Targets Higher Taxes

Poland’s shale gas boom is threatened even before it gets started after some wells failed and the government sought to increase taxes on profits, Bloomberg reports.

21.05.2013 US Agrees to Export Gas to India

Opening up the prospects of export of shale gas to energy-starved India, the US on Saturday granted conditional authorisation to export domestically produced liquefied natural gas (LNG) to nations that do not have free trade agreement (FTA) with it, Oman Tribune reports.