Tag: Shale Gas

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UK To Allow Shale Gas Fracking Beneath National Parks

MPs on Wednesday voted in favour of the use of fracking to extract shale gas under national parks, weakening a decision against fracking in national parks made earlier this year and giving shale gas explorers access to more resources. Britain

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UK Needs To Start Fracking Before Touting Benefits – Report

Britain should begin exploratory drilling or fracking of shale gas sites to allow the industry and government to fully assess its economic benefits for the country, a shale gas industry-funded task force said on Tuesday. Britain is estimated to have

Britain changes rules to fast-track shale gas permits

The British government will give its communities minister the power to directly approve shale gas permits, removing decision-making from local politicians who have in the past months blocked the progress of Britain’s first such wells. In late June, local government