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Legal Implications Emerging from the Shale Gas Drilling Boom

This book explains the nature of the shale gas boom and analyzes the various issues, regulations, and lawsuits associated with shale gas drilling.

By Catherine M. Chiccine

Growth of hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," and use of natural gas found in shale is one of the hottest topics in environmental and energy law.

The technological advances in drilling, combined with the abundance of natural gas in shale deposits, has led to a boom in shale gas drilling. But with unprecedented growth, the law oftentimes struggles to keep up.

The Shale Energy Revolution: A Lawyer's Guide explains the nature of the shale gas boom and analyzes the various issues, regulations, and lawsuits associated with shale gas drilling. At 189 pages, it is not a long read, yet packs the most important information attorneys need to know when practicing shale energy law.

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