On June 29, 2016, EPL eventually received from the State Agency of Geology and Mineral Resources of Ukraine a special permit for subsoil use issued to the company “Shell Exploration and Production Ukraine Investment (IV) BV” and “Nadra Yuzivska” Ltd within implementation of the product sharing agreement for hydrocarbons to be extracted within Yuzivska area….
On February 29, 2016 Chief Sate Enforcement Officer of the Unit of Enforcement of Judgements of the State Enforcement Service Department of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine adopted a regulation on imposing fine on the State Service of Geology and Mineral Resources of Ukraine in the amount of 680,00 UAH for non-enforcement of the…
In 2012-2013, International charitable organization “Environment–People–Law” (EPL) was one of the first organizations that studied the issue of extraction of unconventional hydrocarbons and results of these studies can beviewed here. After overturn of Yanukovych’s regime pro-shale propaganda abated but not for long. On 11 October 2015, EPL was invited to premier watching of documentary film…
By Seth B. Shonkoff, PhD, MPH Physicians, Scientists, and Engineers for Healthy Energy (PSE) is dedicated to supplying sound, evidence-based, scientific information and resources on energy policy choices including those involving shale gas and tight oil development (i.e. hydraulic fracturing) and the transition to renewable energy portfolios. PSE’s mission is to bring scientific transparency to…