Shale gas can take Brazil from foreign dependence

Natural gas has been the big bet of the global industry and clean energy. In Brazil, it is no different and the shale gas, which is the unconventional gas, that lies inside rocks can be the solution to take the country from foreign import dependence.

The productive potential of this resource is 140 to 500,000 barrels per day in ground fields. Prospecting has A polemic method, because it can generate environmental problems. However, the shale also associated with pre-salt is considered the alternative of reducing the Brazilian dependence on importation.

According to the Minister of Mines and Energy, Almirante Bento Albuquerque, natural gas is very important for a low carbon economy and also has a great role in production along the pre-salt.

Brazil gains increasingly prominence in the oil and gas market, and this is relevant to the growth of the country.

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