More shale gas found in North of England

More shale gas found in North of England

 

More shale gas found in North of England

More shale gas has been found in the North West of England by exploration firm IGas which reckons there could be as much as 170 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) of the unconventional gas in the acreage it has a licence for.

That’s on top of 200tcf reserves which fellow exploration firm Cuadrilla Resources believes exist on a separate section of land.

Shale gas is a controversial process of extracting gas from shale rock, involving drilling deep underground and blasting the rock open with a mix of water, sand and chemicals to let the gas flow out freely.

Read the full article here http://www.energylivenews.com/2013/06/03/more-shale-gas-found-in-north-of-england/

Source: Energy Live News

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