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Wednesday, 21 September 2011

Shale gas - the new energy hope?

Channel 4 News:
The techniques have already revolutionised the US energy market, and shale gas wells will soon be appearing all over Europe.
The gleaming white tower of the Cuadrilla rig stands in a former wheat field a few miles from Blackpool in Lancashire.
Within days they hope to start drilling ,or "spudding" the well in industry jargon. The company hopes that within a few years, shale gas from Lancashire and other parts of Britain could contribute between five to 10 per cent of the country's gas needs.

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