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Shale Gas

Shale Gas

The shale gas investigation spans topics such as water requirements and waste water issues, the need for matching demand and supply , technical, economic and environmental risk evaluation, the option to use carbon dioxide during hydraulic fracturing instead of water and carbon dioxide emissions reduction by replacing coal and crude oil with gas in the economy and the effects on the local economy, road infrastructure and other surface issues Already it has been shown that if all planned new coal fired power stations would be replaced by natural gas fired power station the accumulated reduction in carbon dioxide until 2050 would be about 1.5 billion tonnes.