Shale gas: the new gold rush

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Infographic showing facts and figures on European reserves of shale gas and shale oil; European legislation on hydraulic fracking; and global reserves of shale gas.

Text: Daniel Saraga, Fatima Sator
Graphics: Jérémie Mercier, Fany Hemidi, Sandro Bacco

Sources: Special Report on Unconventional Gas; Golden Rules for a Golden Age of Gas, World Energy Outlook (2012); Technically Recoverable Shale Oil and Shale Gas Resources, U.S. Energy Information Administration (2013); Exploration and production of hydrocarbons (such as shale gas) using high volume hydraulic fracturing in the EU, Commission Staff Working Document (2013); Shale Gas Prompts Regulatory Changes in Europe, A.M. Radu (2013); Shale Gas Information Platform (2014); press reports (2013, 2014)

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