France's GDF Suez darts into UK shale gas

French utility giant GDF Suez has agreed to a $39 million (£24m) deal with Dart Energy to explore shale gas in the UK. The firm will pay $12 million (£7m) for a 25% share in 13 UK licenses for the Bowland shale basin in Cheshire and the East Midlands and an extra $27 million (£17m) […]