Geologists, policy makers and industry representatives discussed the potential contribution shale gas could make to Europe’s energy mix at an event in the European Parliament earlier this week.
Although David Hughes – author of Drill, Baby, Drill – and Werner Zittel – co-author of the latest Energy Watch Group report – see only limited potential for shale gas in Europe, the European Commission said it should not be dismissed.
“We are hitting a debate at a very hot time,” MEP Linda McAvan (UK, ENVI) told participants at...
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