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Shale Gas in Europe and United States is a Threat to Russia, Romano Prodi Says

Romano Prodi, ex-President of the European Comission and ex-Prime Minister of Italy, has granted an interview to journalist Vlad Mixich from Hotnews. Prodi’s interview focused on the shale gas debate in Europe, EU crisis and political parties. Full credit and … Continue reading

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Chevron Claims Fraud in Lago Agrio Pollution Ruling and Sues Patton Boggs

Ok, so let’s give this blog a little more edge. I’m quite happy with the media service LinkedIn is providing because one gets a little bit more than what you expect in regular news. I had quite a few articles … Continue reading

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Romanian Outlook: California About to Frack On Shale Gas Moratorium?

While the Romanian Government is over enthused with the utopia of shale gas granting energy independence although exploited by foreign companies, all that glitters is not gold or gas. I was asking on LinkedIn some weeks ago the reasons behind … Continue reading

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Shale Gas Explorations in Romania Present No Environmental Risk, Official Says

Environment and Climate Change Romanian Minister Rovana Plumb has acknowledged that exploration permits have been granted to foreign companies in Dobrogea Region. She pointed out that in order for Romania to reach shale gas exploitation, the Ministry she overlooks needs … Continue reading

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Romanian Shale Gas: Protests Are Being Manipulated. We Should Think About Ourselves, Official Says

I have been writing several posts on shale gas prospective explorations that Chevron is about to start in Romania in areas such as Barlad or Constanta. I have also highlighted some anti-Chevron street protests that unfolded in cities such as … Continue reading

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Chevron Fracks Open Communication on Shale Gas with Romanian Government

U.S. companies eyeing shale gas extraction in Romania is not so much about sustainable environment as it is about politics and fighting regional trade wars.  Romania might consider giving the green light on shale gas fracking and strengthen U.S. trade … Continue reading

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