Research Archive

Relevant recent Research Papers from our group and others include the following:


Environmental observations at the NMMU Karoo shale research core-drill site


Research Collaboration on Shale Gas and the Environment


WRC shale gas meeting minutes


The great shale debate in the Karoo


A reality check on the shale gas revolution


China slow to tap shale-gas bonanza


Impact of Shale Gas Development on Regional Water Quality


The Geopolitics of Natural Gas Report of Scenarios Workshop of Harvard University’s Belfer Center and Rice University’s Baker Institute Energy Forum


Shale-Gas Plans Threaten China's Water Resources


Wastewater injection cracks open quake concerns


Gas drilling taints groundwater


Scrambling for Southern Africa’s natural gas: Boon or bubble?


Fluids and Earthquakes part 2 - Some Earthquakes Warn That They Are About to Strike


New study finds increased gas in drinking water-wells near shale gas extraction sites


Karoo Shale Gas characteristics results from recent drilling now published


General Composition of Fracking Fluids


Dutch postpone drilling for gas-rich shales until at least mid-end 2014


SHALE GAS and its potential in AFRICA


How the fracking industry fuels congress


Fracking, Electricity and Water Costs in Texas


Methane Leaks from North American Natural Gas Systems


KAROO Shale Gas Research Program and Opportunities at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University


Shale Gas Research Program and Opportunities: pictures and time lines