Fracking in the UK might not lower energy bills

By Antonio Torrisi
Published: Friday, 29 November 2013

Government peer doubts shale gas’ cost benefits; Spain to monitor seismic activity

UK government peer, Lord Browne, has this week announced that hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in the UK will not necessarily lower energy bills.

Addressing the topic of the UK’s shale gas prospects in a lecture at the London School of Economics on Wednesday, Browne said: “We [the UK] are part of...

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