WGC survey: China could be biggest shale gas producer by 2030

China has the potential to become the world's largest shale gas producer by 2030, delegates at the World Gas Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, said in survey results according to a June 6 poll conducted by GL Noble Denton. Survey results said 81% of 438 people polled indicated they believe China will become the largest shale gas producer in the next 18 years, while 19% believe that it will not. Independent technical advisor GL Noble Denton conducted the poll on the conference's second full day. Richard Bailey, GL Noble Denton's executive vice-president, Asia Pacific, said, "The Chinese Ministry of Land and Resources has estimated that the country may have 25 trillion cu m of pote...

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