Panel on Developing Unconventional Gas: Opportunities, Challenges, Risks


Kings-College-London-LogoOn 8 April 2014, IRGC and the King’s College Centre for Risk Management jointly organised a panel discussion on the opportunities, challenges and risks of unconventional gas development. The session was hosted and chaired by Prof. Ragnar Löfstedt, Director of the King’s Centre for Risk Management.

The event discussed the main recommendations from :

  • IRGC: Risk governance guidelines for unconventional gas development (report, policy brief)
  • European Commission: Communication and Recommendation on the exploration and production of hydrocarbons (such as shale gas) using high volume hydraulic fracturing in the EU,  adopted by the European Commission on 22 January 2014 (communication, recommendation)
  • Oliver Wyman: Conditions for realising the promise of unconventional gas development (report)
  • DNV GL: Global recommended practices for shale gas (report)

Panellists and presentation slides