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Energy Underground and Water Sustainability: African Strategies for a Changing Environment

Yinka Omorogbe

in The Law of Energy Underground

Published in print March 2014 | ISBN: 9780198703181
Published online May 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191772474 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703181.003.0024
Energy Underground and Water Sustainability: African Strategies for a Changing Environment

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This chapter examines new ways of unlocking geothermal energy, and energy from shale formations. It assesses whether they hold any promise for Africa in general and for developing states in particular. It considers possible strategies for the various African countries, based on present needs, realities, availability of knowledge, and current legislative and regulatory frameworks.

Keywords: energy policy; geothermal energy; shale formation; water resources

Chapter.  10543 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Environment and Energy Law ; Public International Law

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