The creation of technologies that avoid or minimize the risks presented by unconventional oil and gas development can represent business opportunities for exploration and service companies. Here is a short interview that I did with the UK's Pathfinderbuzz.com that offers some examples.
Readers of this blog will recognize my call for full accounting of the risks and costs of water and chemicals in unconventional gas development, and a drive for the adoption of waterless, chemical-free fracking technologies.
Can profit - and environmental, public health, and climate protection - all go hand in hand? That would go a long way to ensuring the industry's social license to operate.