'Big challenges' in Middle East shale gas quest

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While many Gulf states are oil rich, natural gas is in shorter supply.

Countries like Kuwait and Saudi Arabia want to find and exploit shale gas reserves - inspired by a shale revolution in the US.

But is there enough enthusiasm to see it through and is there adequate water to make the already-controversial fracking process viable?

Chris Faulkner, CEO of Breitling Energy, spoke to Middle East Business Report.

He explained that a number of "big challenges" would have to be overcome in order to harvest shale gas in the Middle East.

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