In this picture taken April 5, 2012 a worker of a shale gas rig of the Canadian-based Talisman Energy Inc. that is exploring for the fossil fuel in the middle of muddy fields in the village of ... more 
In this picture taken April 5, 2012 a worker of a shale gas rig of the Canadian-based Talisman Energy Inc. that is exploring for the fossil fuel in the middle of muddy fields in the village of Szymkowo, in central Poland, checks his notes . Talisman is one among some two dozens international firms exploring shale gas deposits in Poland, which is hoping the fossil fuel will help cut 70-percent dependence on expensive Russian imports. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Czarek Sokolowski
Mon, Apr 9, 2012 4:47 AM EDT