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Shale Bonanza or Damp Squib for the UK? Part 2

Shale Bonanza or Damp Squib for the UK? Part 2

Alan Tootill continues to examine what shale gas holds for our future 5. Cuadrilla’s ambition in PEDL165 (Fylde and West Lancs) In 2011 Cuadrilla estimated there was 200 tcf in their PEDL “patch”. If that is true, how much will they extract? Cuadrilla boss Francis Egan recently talked about 100...

Shale Bonanza or Damp Squib for the UK?

Shale Bonanza or Damp Squib for the UK?

Guest blogger Alan Tootill subjects the reports of hugely increased gas reserves to some scrutiny Last week the British Geological Survey (BGS) produced a new estimate of how much gas there is in the shale rock under the North of England. This was hailed by the media as showing what...