Big Oil wants fracking rules that only it can afford.
A disclosure program regarding shale natural gas development in Europe will give policymakers confidence about their resource potential, an executive said…
Some European countries rich in shale natural gas deposits placed a moratorium on extraction because of concerns about the environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing fluid.
“Exxon Mobil believes that a comprehensive disclosure program allows citizens and communities to consider this technology with a strong factual foundation,” said Tillerson. “We believe that will lead to open discussion about environmental protection and risk management, and the potential benefits of shale development in Europe.”