Opinion: UK energy practices need to be alert to the ‘shale gale’ By The Lawyer 26 June 2011 00:00 17 December 2015 14:49 Sign in or register to continue reading. It's FREE Sign in Email Password Keep me logged in Forgot your password? Not registered? It's FREE! Register now Register with The Lawyer Nick Grealy 27 June 2011 at 10:15 Even without unconventional gas outside North America, we see a big impact on energy prices moving away from the oil link. That makes many alternatives in nuclear, renewables and even coal simply unworkable. We also see substantial energy LNG exports FROM the USA in as little as three years, extremely disruptive for anyone that depends on high energy prices to be profitable. Reply Link Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.