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Poland's shale gas hopes set for revival?

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Grzegorz Siwicki 09.05.2019 15:30
  • Poland's shale gas hopes set for revival?
Some 10 years have passed since the first licences to test-drill for shale gas were issued in Poland.
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There were several issues along the way, technological, economic and legal, that have thwarted the country’s prospects of becoming a key player in extracting shale gas.

This may appear like a missed opportunity, yet new ways of shale gas production, coupled with a freer legal framework for investors, could reshape the Polish gas sector.

Michał Owczarek speaks to Poland’s chief geologist and Deputy Environment Minister Mariusz Orion Jędrysek.

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