Shale Gas Current Affairs - 2019

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CO2 emissions rose by 2% in 2018: Study

As per a closely-watched review by United Kingdom (UK) based energy giant BP, titled “The BP Statistical Review of World Energy”, the global carbon emissions grew by 2.0% in 2018, the highest rate since 2010-2011. BP is a London based, British multinational oil and gas company. Key Findings of Study The study called that the Read More…

Month:  Categories: Reports & IndicesUPSC

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Cabinet approves policy framework for exploitation of unconventional hydrocarbons

Union Cabinet has approved policy framework to permit exploration and exploitation of unconventional hydrocarbons such as Shale oil/gas, Coal Bed Methane (CBM) etc. It will be carried out under existing Production Sharing Contracts (PSCs), CBM contracts and Nomination fields to encourage existing contractors in licensed or leased area to unlock full potential of unconventional hydrocarbons Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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Government amends definition of hydrocarbon to include shale

Union Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has amended Petroleum and Natural Gas Rules 1959 to include shale in definition of petroleum. This change will allow private companies to explore and produce the resource in the blocks they already operate. Key Facts The updated definition of petroleum means naturally occurring hydrocarbons, whether in form of Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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