UKOOG: Fracking possible with limited impact on environment

By Kasia Patel
Published: Wednesday, 11 January 2017

According to a report published by the UK trade body, it would be possible to cut the UK's dependency on gas imports by half while still maintaining the UK's countryside areas, using similar operational models as in the US.

A new study published by trade body UK Onshore Oil and Gas (UKOOG) shows that the development of 400 well pads in the UK could reduce its dependency on gas imports by 50% with a limited impact on countryside areas.

According to the study, titled Developing Shale Gas and Maintaining the...

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