[At just over half an hour, this course is too short to be offered for credit. We offer it at no charge as a service to the bar.]
The economic and socioeconomic impacts of developing natural gas as an energy resource extend far beyond Pennsylvania. While the magnitude of the world’s shale gas resource is still unknown, early estimates of large deposits globally combined with increasingly cost-effective extraction technology make energy independence a potentially attainable goal for many nations worldwide. Our speaker discusses how shale gas could have a profound effect on the global geopolitical landscape of energy security as more nations become supply sources.
This course was recorded in September 2010 at PBI`s Second Annual Oil & Gas Law Colloquium. Other sessions are available at PBI`s Online Campus.