Get the full fracking facts about shale gas in new DECC guide

DECC graphic on shale well depthThe Dept for Energy (DECC) has updated its official guidance on the process, technology, regulation and production of shale gas via the process of fracking fuel-bearing sediment thousands of feet below ground level.

As this graphic shows, shale gas drills are driven deep below the ground surface – equivalent to nearly 100 times the height of the Big Ben clock tower at the UK parliament.

To download the complete DECC Guide on Fracking: Developing Shale Oil and Gas in the UK, follow this link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/about-shale-gas-and-hydraulic-fracturing-fracking

Following the success of the first UK Shale Energy Conference in 2015, Scottish Energy News is collaborating with the Scottish Energy Association to hold the 2016 UK Shale Energy Conference in Glasgow in September this year.

And in addition, Scottish Energy News is collaborating with the Energy Institute at the University of Aberdeen to hold the first ‘collaboration conference’ on how – in the national interest – we can help the UK oil and gas industry get MER out of the North Sea. This event will be held on 14 April 2016 at the King’s College Centre at the University of Aberdeen.

A full programme and speaker details for both conferences will be published shortly – so watch this space for more information and for details on delegate prices and sponsorship/ exhibition packages.

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