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Shale Gas Exploration – Technology and Environmental Impact


Shale gas is extracted using horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing or ‘fracking’. Neither of these technologies are particularly new or specific to shale gas, but they can make up anything from 20% to 47% of gas producers’ capital expenditure. 428 more words

Parliament Hill gets "fracked"

‘Frack Corp’ fracked Parliament Hill this morning using a 14-foot fracking rig spilling fracking wastewater in the process. The Council of Canadians, the organization behind the action, said it was to highlight the grave risks associated with fracking such as well leaks and wastewater spills. 297 more words

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Live Blog: Appex Oil & Gas Exploration Conference 2014

I am at the Appex’s prospect and property expo in Islington, London. This is where all the movers, shakers and money makers are looking to invest in smoking hot gas and oil plays. 1,039 more words


Dutch gas exploration: life risky over 10 years

Residents living in the province of Groningen in the Netherlands have ring the alarm as new report finds out that the habitability of the province will be life risking over ten years. 65 more words


Shale gas extraction aka FRACKING: coming near you?

This post has been included to provide our readership with options to obtain information about

the much publicised and politicised practice of SHALE GAS EXTRACTION.  95 more words

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David Cameron: shale gas projects will benefit communities financially

Prime Minister David Cameron announces that local councils in England that agree to fracking projects will keep 100 percent of the related business rates.

During a visit to a site in Lincolnshire, the Prime Minister, said he wanted the UK to benefit from development of reserves of shale gas in the same way as parts of North America have. 183 more words


The Haney Group: U.K. Estimates Grow on Shale Gas Extraction


The Haney Group comments advising investors of the recent shale gas finding in the United Kingdom with estimates doubling in the north of England. 412 more words

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