The hydrogeological aspects of shale gas extraction in the UK

Ward, Robert S.; Stuart, Marianne E.; Bloomfield, John P. ORCID: 2015 The hydrogeological aspects of shale gas extraction in the UK. In: Hester, R.E.; Harrison, R.M., (eds.) Fracking. Royal Society of Chemistry, 121-150. (Issues in environmental science and technology).

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Fracking has the potential to extract hydrocarbons from previously inaccessible sources of gas and oil, but do the economic benefits outweigh the environmental costs? Presenting both sides of the debate, this book draws on a wealth of international expertise, from the oil and gas industry to Friends of the Earth, to give researchers in academia and industry, policy makers, environmental science students and the interested layman will gain a balanced view of hydraulic fracturing

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ISSN: 1465-1874
Date made live: 19 Nov 2015 11:10 +0 (UTC)

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