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Science and care will guide shale gas exploration

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Most criticism is based on what happened when shale gas was extracted in other parts of the world where research was done. Picture: Adeeb Gamieldie
Most criticism is based on what happened when shale gas was extracted in other parts of the world where research was done. Picture: Adeeb Gamieldie

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It cannot simply be stated that the exploration of shale gas will be an economic game-changer without explaining how the evidence presented by science can influence government policy.

This greater consideration and consultation with all the stakeholders involved has been the driving force in the past five years.

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