Posts Tagged ‘ Cuadrilla ’

Gasland I: A Done Deal?

August 28, 2013
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Gasland I: A Done Deal?

Following on from the summer controversy at Balcombe in Sussex on exploratory drilling, Frackingmania is coming to the Netherlands now that serious moves are being made to check out the viability – both economic and ecological – of drawing shale gas out of Brabant and the Noordoostpolder. Economics Minister Henk Kamp is clearly a strong supporter of…

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It Fractures

February 1, 2012
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It Fractures

[Thanks to northernindymedia] Max Smeets Shale gas.  Attention for this topic has been growing on the local, national, and international levels (see THB’s ‘The Future’s So Dire, We Gotta Pump Shale’). Shale gas is the gas that has, at several places in the world, including the Netherlands, become accessible through a combination of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing. Due to the…

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