New research indicates oil and gas drilling operations may make fault zones sensitive to shock waves from distant big quakes.
Company has invested more than US$15 billion in the past few years
The moratorium would last for five years or until new regulations on shale gas exploration are in place.
Canadian energy firm is the second such company to abandon the hunt for shale gas in Poland
Bets her government’s future on shale gas
Newly formed Center for Sustainable Shale Development to perform environmental reviews of fracking operations for willing companies
Poland has been the most aggressive in Europe in pursuing shale gas
The St. Charles plant, which was idled in January 2009, is expected to deliver a $150 million increase in EBITDA in 2013.
Shale gas exploration had been suspended in Britain last year after series of small tremors
Lone Pine Resources Inc., which is incorporated in Delaware but headquartered in Calgary, has filed notice that it intends to sue