The first scientific report on estimated shale gas reserves in Poland confirms over five times more natural gas and 10 times more crude oil than the country has found to date.And, Poland is out to capitalize on those reserves. In 2012, according to Poland’s Minister of the Environment, 49 new shale gas exploration wells are going to be drilled. Of those, foreign companies will spud 38 wells while domestic firms with the participation of the state treasury will drill the remaining 11 wells.Since the beginning of 2012, 10 wells have...

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