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Europe wants the energy, but not the fracking | McClatchy DC


Jul 15, 2014 ... Fracking for oil and natural gas remains slow to take hold in Europe in spite of ... with European countries to help identify their natural gas resources, and Congress is holding hearings about how to counter Russia's energy influence. ... that Europe could have 470 trillion cubic feet of recoverable shale gas ...

Everything you always wanted to know about Russian gas supplies ...


Nov 4, 2014 ... There are ways for Europe to reduce its “dependence” on Russian gas, but ... Shale gas may be of small help in some places, but it will take several ... favour an “EU Energy Union” with “collective purchasing” of gas to counter ...

U.S. lawmakers mull speedier gas exports to help Ukraine, Europe ...


Mar 25, 2014 ... The U.S. shale gas boom should be used to counteract Russian ... could help U.S. allies reduce their dependence on Russia for natural gas.

American Natural Gas Can Support Our Global Allies - United Shale ...


Mar 9, 2014 ...Europe needs an alternative to Russian natural gas”: America's natural gas ... The Obama administration can certainly help allies by making more natural ... “ Pressure on Hill builds for gas exports to counter Vladimir Putin”: ...

US gas boom could be geopolitical weapon - FT.com


Mar 6, 2014 ... Booming US oil and gas production has been portrayed as a bounty that will ... exports to Europe to help reduce its allies' dependence on Russian fuel. ... export terminals for liquefied natural gas, or LNG, from the shale boom. ... the US should export his state's natural gas to counter Russian aggression.

Smith | Gasland, Russia and Hysteria Regarding Hydraulic Fracturing


Moscow has warned Europe that hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is a ... as BP to increase the use of vertical and horizontal drilling to extract gas from shale deposits. ... Every anti-fracking claim made by an American group, no matter how tenuous ... quoted as saying, “Do you know what is now helping Russian gas in Europe?

EU Leaders Seek U.S. Shale Gas Exports To Europe | Pipeline ...


... Europe by speeding gas exports to help counter the stranglehold Russia has on ... that the Kremlin will try to blackmail Europe if a threatened trade war erupts.

Russia will remain the dominant provider of natural gas to Europe


Mar 10, 2014 ... Thanks to the ongoing shale gas revolution, the United States will emerge as ... could still help weaken Russian influence in Eastern Europe.

G-7 Pledges to Find New Energy Supplies to Counter Russia ...


May 6, 2014 ... The European Union's reliance on Russian oil and gas has ... by a domestic shale gas boom, can help with gas imports, Obama said in March ...

Russia or China? Washington Can't Decide Who's a Bigger Threat ...


Jul 2, 2015 ... “Who can doubt that Russia will do what it pleases if its aggression goes unanswered? .... the region to counter Russian pressure against countries that were once part ... shale gas for export as liquefied natural gas to reduce the European ... natural gas, which will help liberate Ukraine and Eastern Europe.

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Russia's silent shale gas victory in Ukraine | EurActiv


Sep 2, 2015 ... A shale gas protest in Ukraine - financed by Russia? ... is presumed to have Europe's third-largest shale gas reserves at 1.2 trillion cubic metres. ... with the help of shale gas and Crimean offshore gas projects, Ukraine could start exports of gas to Europe ... While EU leaders discuss how to counter Russian.

Shale gas in Poland and Ukraine: a great potential and an uncertain ...


Shale gas exploration in Poland and Ukraine can drastically re-draw the ... western neighbors keenly embraced shale gas production is that Russia has on ... to impose a state-run company on all gas explorers proved counter-productive. ..... and Shell will help Ukraine become “self-sufficient and energy independent”.

Reducing Europe's dependence on Russian gas is ... - The Economist


Apr 5, 2014 ... The copious Russian gas Ukraine burns through every year—it is a ... If Ukraine continues not to pay its bills—and without outside help, it cannot—Gazprom can cut it off. .... Europe could also develop its shale-gas reserves (see map), though these ..... Britain's decennial population count has been saved.

European leaders ask Obama to allow increased exports of US ...


Mar 26, 2014 ... EU seeks to break Russian stranglehold on energy supplies – but US ... share the US's shale gas bonanza with Europe by facilitating gas exports to help counter the stranglehold Russia has ... We welcome the prospect of US liquid natural gas exports in the future since additional global supplies will benefit ...

American power and the fracking boom - Al Jazeera English


Oct 1, 2014 ... What impact will America's oil and gas boom from fracking have on US power ... Some experts argue shale gas can help reduce the greenhouse effect by ... instruments of American power to counter the Russians in Europe.