Photo: Vladimir Astapkovich / RIA Novosti
Russia will not extract shale oil because of the damage that the technology for extraction cause to the environment, said the President of Russia Vladimir Putin. It is quoted by RIA Novosti.
“We are closely watching it. The fact that today’s technologies of production of shale oil, shale gas, they are without exaggeration barbaric, they destroy the environment,” — said the head of state.
According to him, Russia will never agree to the extraction of shale oil, despite all the possible economic advantages over traditional fuels. As an example, the damage to Putin has led a situation where some areas are located near the places of extraction of slate from the taps is black goo instead of water.
According to the International energy Agency, by 2025 the U.S. will overtake Russia, the growth rate of oil production due to shale reserves.
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