RFF: Experts generally agree on shale gas development risks

02/18/2013
Experts from the oil and gas industry, government, academia, and environmental and other non-government organizations agree on key risks of shale gas development activity, a research group said. Resources for the Future on Feb. 7 issued a report based on responses from 75 oil and gas representatives; 63 at universities and think tanks; 42 federal, state, and regional government entities; and 35 environmental and other NGOs, said Alan Krupnik, RFF's Center for Energy Economics and Policy director. "We found a remarkable overlap for the most frequently cited risks by experts from different perspectives," he said during a webcast on the report, "Pathways to Dialogue: What the ...
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