Shale gas: A solution for energy crisis and lower CO2 emission in Pakistan

Arshad Raza*, Meiyu GUO, Raoof Gholami, Reza Rezaee, Vamegh Rasouli, Mohammad Sarmadivaleh, Amanat Ali Bhatti

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Abstract

Energy supply is an essential element for development in any country. However, the huge energy demand in future, which depends mainly on fossil fuels, may create an environmental crisis. In this paper, an attempt was made to highlight the shale gas prospect of Pakistan as a solution for its future energy demands. It seems that Pakistan is currently consuming a huge amount of domestic natural gas and crude oil, which may soon result in climate change. As such, it is crucial to consider shale gas reserves as an ultimate solution for energy and achieving a low carbon economy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1647-1656
Number of pages10
JournalEnergy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects
Volume40
Issue number13
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 3 Jul 2018

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Nuclear Energy and Engineering
  • Fuel Technology
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology

User-Defined Keywords

  • Energy
  • lower carbon emission
  • Pakistan
  • shale gas
  • solution

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