Poland Explores Its Shale Gas Future http://wesa.fm en Poland Hopes to Frack Shale Deposits http://wesa.fm/post/poland-hopes-frack-shale-deposits <div class="field-item even"><p></p><p>Thursday, August 30, 2012</p><p>Ask Poles how they feel about fracking for natural gas and responses are mixed. They hope for big money and free flowing gas. They recognize legal, environmental and societal concerns, but ask them <em>why</em> fracking for homegrown gas is important and the answer is the same: energy&nbsp;independence.</p> Sun, 30 Sep 2012 18:39:09 +0000 Erika Beras 3320 at http://wesa.fm Poland Hopes to Frack Shale Deposits A Test Drill in Lesniowice http://wesa.fm/post/test-drill-lesniowice <header><h1 class="node-title"><span class="date-display-single" content="2012-08-30T05:35:00-04:00">Thursday, August 30, 2012</span></h1></header><div class="field-item even"><p>Poland has the same kinds of natural gas shale formations we have here in Pennsylvania. Many Poles hope hydraulic fracturing technology and the resulting release of natural gas will bring the country energy independence and a financial boom, but also like here in Pennsylvania, a number of Poles have a not-in-my-backyard attitude toward the&nbsp;developments.&nbsp;</p> Sun, 30 Sep 2012 18:25:02 +0000 Erika Beras 3326 at http://wesa.fm A Test Drill in Lesniowice Looking Forward For Poland http://wesa.fm/post/looking-forward-poland <div class="field-item even"><p></p><span class="date-display-single" content="2012-09-05T05:35:00-04:00">Wednesday, September 5, 2012</span></div><div class="field-item even"><p>Poland has seen many changes in the last 30 years – democracy has come to the country, Poles have embraced capitalism the nation has forged relationships with multi-national corporations and it has entered the European&nbsp;Union.</p><p>At the same time, there has been a growing focus on finding for cleaner forms of&nbsp;energy.</p> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 18:18:30 +0000 Erika Beras 3330 at http://wesa.fm Looking Forward For Poland A Trip To The Northern Province http://wesa.fm/post/trip-northern-province <div class="field-item even"><span class="date-display-single" content="2012-09-04T05:35:00-04:00">Tuesday, September 4, 2012</span></div><div class="field-item even"><p>Poland has the same kind of shale gas deposits found throughout southwestern Pennsylvania. Poland’s government hopes to tap into their deposits to fulfill the country’s future energy needs but, like in the United States, it comes with a great deal of&nbsp;controversy.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 04 Sep 2012 18:22:09 +0000 Erika Beras 3329 at http://wesa.fm A Trip To The Northern Province Zurawlow and Chevron http://wesa.fm/post/zurawlow-and-chevron <div class="field-item even"><span class="date-display-single" content="2012-08-31T05:35:00-04:00">Friday, August 31, 2012</span></div><div class="field-item even"><p>You might miss Zurawlow as you drive the narrow roads that weave through the gentle rolling hills of Southeastern Poland.&nbsp; A small sign is all that indicates a small town is just up ahead, along a dirt and gravel road.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 18:23:47 +0000 Erika Beras 3328 at http://wesa.fm Zurawlow and Chevron