Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A +0.5%) says it may be within two years of a major advance in shale gas...

|About: Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS.A)|By:, SA News Editor

Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A +0.5%) says it may be within two years of a major advance in shale gas production in China, bringing the country closer to being the first outside of North America to cash in on technology that has transformed U.S. energy. Unlocking the gas would cut down on China's need to import gas and would provide a windfall for Western energy giants that provide fracking technology.