The Committee will take evidence from the Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP, Minister of Energy, Department of Energy and Climate Change. It will also hear from Chris Faulkner, the Chief Executive Officer of Breitling Energy Companies, an independent US energy producer that drills for shale gas in the USA .
The Committee will examine the potential for shale gas exploration and commercial-level extraction in Wales. It will explore lessons that can be learnt from the US experience, examine co-ordination between the UK Government and Welsh Government and how Wales can benefit from a potential UK shale gas industry.
Evidence session details
Date: Tuesday 17 December 2013
Time: 9.20 am
Location: Committee Room 15, House of Commons
Chris Faulkner, CEO, Breitling Energy Companies
Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP, Minister of Energy, and Duarte Figueira, Head, Office of Unconventional Gas and Oil, Department of Energy and Climate Change
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This is the final in a series of inquiries that the Committee will hold into energy generation in Wales during this Parliament.
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