Shale can be a success, as long as it is safe

After claims that vast reserves of shale gas were found in the UK last week, questions of how safe the fracking process is have resurfaced. The company responsible for the discovery are currently prohibited from drilling while a review over its safety takes place. The Managing Director of the energy practice at consultants Navigant thinks […]

Is the UK sitting on gas gold?

Caudrilla Resources believe there could be 200 trillion cubic feet of shale gas in the Bowland basin, the largest ever discovered in the UK. The discovery in Lancashire could create 5,600 jobs at peak production if current bans are lifted over fears that the specialized ‘fracking’ process caused a tremor in Blackpool earlier this year. […]