Enhancing the energy security and governance of shale gas

Sovacool, Benjamin and Vivoda, Vlado (2014) Enhancing the energy security and governance of shale gas. Oil, Gas and Energy Law, 12 (3). pp. 1-35. ISSN 1875-418X

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Abstract

Many assessments of the promise and pitfalls to shale gas development are incomplete. They tend to focus primarily on the benefits for electricity generation and gas producers, and therefore only address in a limited way the impact shale gas has on wider issues such as energy security and stewardship. We expand on the existing literature by considering a broad treatment of the energy security needs of the United States and other countries. We find that with the proper safeguards in place-public disclosure, sound water management, continuous evaluation and stakeholder engagement, selectivity ...

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Business, Management and Economics > SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit
Depositing User: Benjamin Sovacool
Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2016 07:38
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2016 10:48
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/58388
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