Volume V - Shale Gas in Europe

  • ISBN / ISSN: 9789491673023
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A Multidisciplinary Analysis with a Focus on EuropeanSpecifi cities Large-scale extraction of shale gas inNorth America over the last years has led to agrowing attention on the potential opportunities andrisks of unconventional gas extraction, including inEurope, where available sources are known to exist.The US experience shows that industry-wide extractionof shale gas may positively change the game,leading notably to increased security of supply. Butthe US experience also demonstrates that intensiveextraction of shale gas entails environmental risks,in particular due to the use of horizontal drilling andhydraulic fracturing. Shale gas in Europe assessesthe specifi cities of large-scale shale gas extractionin Europe from a multidisciplinary viewpoint, that isfrom the point of view of engineers, economists,policy-makers, lawyers and sociologists. Each topicis discussed in the light of the US experience, witha particular focus on highlighting how Europe isdifferent. Shale gas in Europe evaluates the potential

Edited by
Cécile Musialski
Senior Associate Lawyer, Philippe & Partners, Brussels
Werner Zittel
Senior Scientist, Ludwig-Bölkow-Systemtechnik
Stefan Lechtenböhmer
Director Research Group: Future Energy and Mobility Structures, Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy
Matthias Altmann
Senior Consultant, Ludwig-Bölkow-Systemtechnik

Written by
Nigel Smith
Quentin Philippe
Dominik Greinacher
Michael B. Bennett
Daren Luscombe
Jakub Jedrzejak
Edyta Materka
Ernest WyciszkiewiczvSebastian Helmes
Christoph Ewen
Tim Boersma
Mark Broomfield
Chuanmin Cai
Ewout Dönszelmann
Ruth Hammerbacher
Alexandre De Robaulx
De Beaurieux
Mark Johnson
Maciej Kaczmarek
Elisa Nicolet
Laura Parmigiani
Mark R. Robeck
Thierry Tomasi
Andrzej Wiercinski
Corey Johnson


ISBN 9789491673023
ISBN ebook 9789491673146
Publication Date April 2013; Reprint under review - 2018
Nr of Pages 576
Available as Hardback bound; Digital