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UK Shale Gas – Hype, Reality and Difficult Questions

Abstract:

The shale gas phenomenon has transformed the US from prospective LNG importer to the current expectation of it becoming a major LNG exporter. In the UK the recent upgraded estimates by the British Geological Society of shale gas resources in the north of England have unleashed a wave of speculation in the media which includes an anticipation of lower prices and eliminating the need for natural gas imports.

Drawing on US data, this Comment seeks to highlight the practicalities to be ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
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Publisher:
Oxford Institute for Energy Studies Publisher's website
Series:
OIES paper
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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uuid:cde70ad1-e701-4f32-b9a1-80cbb5182d01
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ora:10386
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English
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