Civil society turns to OECD over hydraulic fracturing in Slovenia

Ljubljana, 12 November - Several civil initiatives turned to the OECD over the plans of the British oil and gas exploration company Ascent Resources for hydraulic fracturing in eastern Slovenia. The move comes after the company announced it would demand damages from Slovenia for delays in obtaining a permit for the controversial gas extraction project.

The Pg-10 and Pg-11A wells that Ascent Resources wants to re-stimulate.
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