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Press release from CNW Group

CEO of Questerre Energy writes to the president of the Strategic Environmental Assessment on Shale Gas Committee

Wednesday, July 04, 2012

CEO of Questerre Energy writes to the president of the Strategic Environmental Assessment on Shale Gas Committee12:16 EDT Wednesday, July 04, 2012MONTREAL, July 4, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The president and CEO of Questerre Energy Mr. Michael Binnion wishes to draw the attention of the members of the Strategic Environmental Assessment on Shale Gas Committee to the conclusions of a recent important report published jointly by the reputable and independent Royal Society and Britain's Royal Academy of Engineering.Today Mr. Binnion sent an important letter to the president of the Committee, Mr. Robert Joly, requesting him to give due attention to this report which demonstrates that the process of hydraulic fracturing is safe and that groundwater contamination is unlikely.The letter can be viewed at the following URL: http://goo.gl/UMHxh"The independence and the reputation of the eight signing scientists give this study unquestionable authority. I believe that this study is an unavoidable point in the Quebec debate, and I hope that the members of the committee will review the study's content and recommendations in detail."The report can be viewed at the following URL: http://goo.gl/7jvArQuesterre Energy Corporation is an independent energy company focused on shale gas in North America. The company is working to commercialize its shale gas discovery in the Utica formation in the Saint Lawrence lowlands in Quebec. Questerre is committed to the development of resources in an environmentally responsible manner.For further information: Lorelle Binnion (514) 284-1234