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Fracking: drilling method ‘to be extended’ despite causing Blackpool earthquakes

Nick Collins Telegraph Two small earthquakes near Blackpool last year were caused by “fracking”, the controversial drilling method used to extract shale gas, an official report has found. An independent panel commissioned by the government said the controversial method of … Continue reading

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The World is Awash with Oil and Natural Gas

Sovereign Independent As ordinary British people queue up at filling stations to pay disgustingly high petrol and diesel prices and record numbers of old people die of hypothermia in winter – unable to afford sufficient gas for heating – folk … Continue reading

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Fracking could ruin Ireland warn experts

Al Jazeera The windswept hills of Ireland are believed to be sitting on a treasure trove of natural gas. One company wants to use a controversial drilling technique – called fracking – to get it out but critics says the … Continue reading

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Like Fracking? You’ll Love ‘Super Fracking’

Source: Bloomberg Few energy industry practices have sparked more controversy than hydraulic fracking. First, wells are drilled horizontally below the surface, allowing a single bore or pathway to reach vertical pockets of oil and natural gas trapped between formations of … Continue reading

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‘Fracking’ Mobilizes Uranium in Marcellus Shale, UB Research Finds

Source: University of Buffalo BUFFALO, N.Y. — Scientific and political disputes over drilling Marcellus shale for natural gas have focused primarily on the environmental effects of pumping millions of gallons of water and chemicals deep underground to blast through rocks … Continue reading

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