05 July 2012 19:36 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--BASF is considering shale opportunities in ?xml:namespace>
Europe needs to catch up with the
On its website, Wintershall says that its concessions “Rhineland” and “
“Our activities are limited to preliminary geological surveys to assess the resource potential of possible unconventional deposits. Deep drilling and fracking activities are not planned,” Wintershall adds.
Meanwhile, Wintershall is exploring for shale gas in
In related news, German media reported this week that the city council of
Germany could have 700bn-2,300bn cubic metres of shale-gas reserves, the country's Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR) said last month.
Additional reporting by Stefan Baumgarten
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