Prestigious "International Pioneer" award
11/11/2011 – 3Legs Resources wins prestigious "International Pioneer" award.
3Legs Resources plc has won the first annual "International Pioneer" award at the inaugural World Shale Gas Awards in Houston as recognition for the company that is making the most significant progress in shale gas development outside North America.
The World Shale Gas Awards are part of the annual World Shale Gas Conference and celebrate innovation and achievements in the industry in the last 12 months. They are chosen by a committee of international industry experts.
3Legs Resources received the award as acknowledgement for progress the company has made in the Baltic Basin, successfully producing gas to surface from shale and completing what is believed to be the first multistage hydraulic fracture stimulation of a horizontal shale gas well in Poland.
Peter Clutterbuck, Chief Executive of 3Legs Resources was at the event to collect the award. He said; "We are pleased to have received such a prestigious accolade and its great recognition from our industry peers for the work that we are doing."
In addition, Commercial Director and Poland Country Manager Kamlesh Parmar, participated in the Conference, speaking on a panel entitled; Can European Shale Gas Become a Reality? His presentation is available to view here: PDF download
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Notes to Editors
3Legs Resources was established in early 2007 to focus on the exploration and development of unconventional oil and gas resources, with a particular focus on shale gas in Europe. A first mover in Poland, 3Legs Resources has acquired six licences covering approximately 1,084,000 acres (gross) in the onshore Baltic Basin, a region considered to be one of the most promising shale basins in Europe. The Company's primary targets in the Baltic Basin are the organic-rich black shales of the Lower Palaeozoic section. In addition to these assets, the Company holds onshore exploration licences over acreage near Krakow in southern Poland and in Baden- Württemberg in south-west Germany.