Shale gas burned in Lebieniu until six days
11/07/2012, Updated: 11/07/2012 14:42
With the hole in the shales conducted by 3Legs Resources reported as large outflow of gas that was burned for nearly a week - said CleantechPoland portal.
According to the fire in the hole CleantechPoland Lebien LE -2H in Pomerania was lit on November 1 and burned for at least six days in a row, and the height of the flame reached up to 15 m Such burning excess methane released during exploration drilling is a normal procedure, performed for reasons Safety and ecology. Firms 3Legs Resources and ConocoPhillips thus burn gas when you work on removing the fracturing fluid from the well made ??in Lebieniu - CleantechPoland wrote.
Portal points out that Poland had already lit the gas released from the wells in the shale. But for the first time been able to maintain a long flame - highlights CleantechPoland. This is a signal that there is a chance for the extraction of gas from shale in Lebieniu in commercial quantities. But you have further work to confirm this - experts quoted by CleantechPoland.