Shale gas

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Shale gas is natural gas produced from shale formations.[1]

According to a report by KPMG, by offering a cheap, carbon-friendly way to help to meet energy needs, shale gas has the potential to turn the world's energy industry on its head. However in order to do this it would have to surmount significant reputational and regulatory hurdles.[2]


  1. "Shale Gas" Schlumberger Oilfield Glossary, retrieved 21 March 2012.
  2. "Shale Gas - A Global Perspective" KPMG, 2011.