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Shale Gas Workshop at Peking University

Past Event

January 8, 2014 - September 28, 2023

5:30 am

On January 8, 2014, Peking University (Beida), Columbia University’s Center on Global
Energy Policy and Columbia Law School hosted a workshop in Beijing on the potential
for shale gas development in China. Leaders from business, government and academia
from the U.S. and China participated. Topics included the geostrategic implications of
the US shale gas boom, the status of shale gas development in China and a comparison of
shale gas regulatory regimes in the two countries. Water and air pollution, mineral rights
and pipeline issues received special attention.

Download the summary of the workshop (PDF)