Next Level Fracking? or A Bridge Too Far?

China has a radical idiea to extract its enormous gas reserves.

A team of nuclear weapons scientists led by Professor Zhang Yongming from the State Key Laboratory of Controlled Shock Waves at Xian Jiaotong University in Shaanxi province, released details of a new “energy rod” that has the power to plumb depths never before thought possible.

China has the world largest shale gas reserves according to the EIA, China has about 31.6 trillion cubic meters in shale gas reserves according to the 2015 figures from the US Energy Information Administration, or twice as much as the United States and Australia combined.

HT TO scmp.com