About the Roundtable
U.S. stores of unconventional hydrocarbon resources such as shale oil and natural gas have been developed rapidly in the past decade. As development has expanded, so has the discussion over the potential advantages and disadvantages of using these resources.
This roundtable, launched in late 2015, provides a neutral forum where representatives from government, industry, academia, and non-governmental and international organizations can meet on an ongoing basis to:
Current Topics of the Roundtable
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