This article needs attention from an expert in Geology. The specific problem is: Needs accuracy check, confusion about the subject. WikiProject Geology may be able to help recruit an expert. (December 2017) Hydraulic fracturing in the United Kingdom started in the late 1970s with fracturing of the conventional oil and gas fields of the North Sea. It has been used in about 200 British onshore oil and gas wells since the early 1980s. The technique did not attract attention until licences use were awarded for onshore shale gas exploration in 2008. In the United Kingdom, as in other countries—and in particular the United States, where the industry is most advanced and widespread, hydraulic fracturing has generated a large amount of controversy. Although hydraulic fracturing is often used synonymously to refer to shale gas and other unconventional oil and gas sources, it is not always correct to associate it with unconventional gas. In late May 2011, the first UK … [Read more...] about Hydraulic fracturing in the United Kingdom
26 October 2018 17:17 (UTC+04:00) Access to paid information is limited News on the website Trend.az marked as , is available ONLY to subscribers of TREND International News Agency. The username or password you entered is incorrect. User with this login is already authorized in the electronic system of TREND If you are a subscriber of TREND News Agency, enter your login and password: Get the news now You can read the article by sending an SMS from your mobile phone. If you have already received the password, enter it here and click to continue to read the article: SMS-services are being provided by SmsCoin | Report a problem Subscription Information To subscribe to the publication TREND, getting paid access to the news agency, advertising and purchasing photos, please contact us: To subscribe to the products of Trend, you can also send an email to [email protected], or by filling the form below you will receive full information from sales managers … [Read more...] about Int’l oil consortium announces tender in Turkmenistan for hydraulic fracturing operations
0 Have your say Shale gas exploration company Cuadrilla are set to begin fracking in Lancashire today after bad weather halter operations at the weekend. Here is all the latest news from the fracking site: Road closed after protesters stage demo as fracking starts in Lancashire Fracking to begin in Lancashire today following delays due to Storm Callum … [Read more...] about Fracking in Lancashire LIVE: Cuadrilla confirms that hydraulic fracturing operations have started at the Preston New Road site as protests continue
When a series of small scale seismic events were felt around the Surrey and Sussex area recently, environmental activists pointed the finger at several oil companies. The Brockham Oil Field, operated by Angus Energy conventionally extracts oil from the Brockham Field in the Weald Basin near Dorking. Fears were raised that somehow ‘fracking’ from the field created the tremors. The company's chief geologist Andrew Hollis has more than 40 years’ experience in the oil industry. He says not only is there no data to support that conclusion, it is scientifically impossible. Here he explains there is no fracking at Brockham and the work Angus Energy are actually doing at Brockham Field. He dispels many of the misconceptions and myths associated with it. When were the earthquakes? Between April and July of this year a series of seven small-scale seismic events were detected by the British Geological Survey all around the Surrey and Sussex area. These were: April 1: … [Read more...] about Is the local oil company Angus Energy responsible for tremors near Gatwick?
Conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S., the Trump administration declares in a major new policy statement that threatens to undermine decades of government campaigns for gas-thrifty cars and other conservation programs. The position was outlined in a memo released last month in support of the administration's proposal to relax fuel mileage standards. The government released the memo online this month without fanfare. Growth of natural gas and other alternatives to petroleum has reduced the need for imported oil, which "in turn affects the need of the nation to conserve energy," the Energy Department said. It also cites the now decade-old fracking revolution that has unlocked U.S. shale oil reserves, giving "the United States more flexibility than in the past to use our oil resources with less concern." With the memo, the administration is formally challenging old justifications for conservation — even congressionally prescribed ones, as with the mileage … [Read more...] about Trump administration less concerned about conserving oil