Hopes for a European shale gas boom centered around Poland are fading amidst a number of failed...

|By:, SA News Editor

Hopes for a European shale gas boom centered around Poland are fading amidst a number of failed wells and a lack of infrastructure, "We know the gas in place is there, but it's unclear if it can be extracted at a rate that's commercial," says an analyst. A U.S. estimate pegged a 300-year supply of gas in Poland, but the country has just cut its own estimate of reserves by 85%.