Chevron sees shale green light in Romania

 

Romania has reversed gears on its shale gas moratorium and issued Chevron with zoning certificates to resume searching for shale gas in the eastern European state, according to reports from Agence France Presse. The move marks a change of heart for Romania’s ruling centre-left coalition, in power since May, which had slammed the centre-right government’s original decision to grant shale licences to Chevron and other explorers and slapped a moratorium on shale drilling.

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