06 September 2012 15:54 [Source: ICIS news]
In the report, prepared for
Environment minister Peter Altmaier said he welcomed the experts’ recommendations.
A number of firms, including BASF’s Wintershall oil and gas unit and US major ExxonMobil, are interested in exploring Germany's unconventional gas reserves. The country’s shale gas reserves have been estimated at between 700bn-2,300bn cubic metres.
The experts' report is available, in German, on the environment ministry’s website.
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