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What has natural gas ever done for us?

In the week that Third Energy won planning approval to frack its existing KM8 well in North Yorkshire, we thought…

Does the UK public truly understand natural gas?

Does the UK public truly understand natural gas?  And could a lack of understanding be a barrier to greater acceptance…

Challenging the claims about leaky wells

It is often claimed that 6% of all oil and gas wells leak, with shale gas opponents citing a paper by Schlumberger….

Fracking at home and abroad: compare and contrast

We often hear comparisons drawn with the US experience of shale gas extraction, but how relevant are they to what…

The health impacts of flaring natural gas

Much is made of the potential negative health impacts for communities living close to shale gas exploration sites where flaring…