New technologies to extract natural gas from shale and coal beds leads the IEA to double its...

|By:, SA News Editor

New technologies to extract natural gas from shale and coal beds leads the IEA to double its estimate of global gas reserves. "A few years ago the U.S. was ready to import gas, in 2009 it had become the world's biggest gas producer," says a gas expert at the IEA. "This is phenomenal, unbelievable."