France Sticks its Collective Head in Frack Sand July 15, 2013 Anti-Drilling, Exporting, Hydraulic Fracturing, Industrywide Issues, Regulation Apparently the matter is now settled in France. As long as President Francois Hollande is in office, he will not allow shale drilling in France. Too bad for the French people. Great news for the U.S.–France just became a huge export market for us… Please Login to view this content. (Not a member? Join Today!) Related Post navigation Calendar of Events for Jul 15-28, 2013 [Free]Cabot to Plug Unviable Gas Well in Dimock, PA You do not have permission to view the comments. Click here to cancel reply. Please Login to post a comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email.