Date: 29.05.2013

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In it European business says the EU needs to adopt a constructive strategy to exploit shale gas in a sustainable way to benefit from economic advantages.

European companies call for a science and fact-based debate including all stakeholders to outline the benefits of shale gas for the economy, for security of energy supply and for the climate.

(BUSINESSEUROPE Director General Markus J. Beyrer presented BUSINESSEUROPE’s view on the importance of shale gas in Europe at an event of the European Commission yesterday, 28 May)

Please find attached BUSINESSEUROPE’s new position paper on the exploitation of shale gas in Europe.