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Isn’t it good, Norwegian wood?

The sweepstakes that is the oil and gas sector is dominated by short-game players – those who build and boom and inevitably bust and break the bank to survive until the next cycle comes round to titillate the itinerate wildcatters of the corporate world. 558 more words

Government

Opposition Bill Wants Ontario to Ban Fracking

New Democratic MPP Peter Tabuns introduced a private member’s bill Wednesday encouraging the Liberals to adopt a ban on hydraulic fracturing in the province.

Tabuns, a former executive director of Greenpeace Canada and his party’s Environment and Climate Change critic, said the Liberal government of Kathleen Wynne should follow the lead of Ontario’s neighbours, many of whom — Quebec and New York state, in addition to the Maritime provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia — have already outlawed the disputed oil and gas extraction procedure. 632 more words

Environment

New Publication: Unconventional Gas: shale gas and coal-bed methane

25 March 2015

National Assembly for Wales Research Service

We have updated our 2012 research paper on unconventional gas.  The paper outlines the potential for and environmental concerns about unconventional gas extraction in Wales including by hydraulic fracturing or ‘fracking’. 57 more words

Environment

Whatever happened to the great European fracking boom?

The European shale gas boom has not materialized in the way that some were predicting. We are a far cry from the situation a few years ago, where interest in  947 more words

New Brunswick fracking commission appointed

FREDERICTON – A former chief justice and two academics have been appointed to a commission in New Brunswick to determine whether government-placed conditions can be met before a moratorium on shale gas fracking can be lifted. 152 more words

News

Public consultation begins on Cuadrilla’s revised Lancashire fracking plans

Lancashire County Council announced this afternoon it has launched the public consultation on the extra information submitted by Cuadrilla for its two planning applications for shale gas development in the Fylde. 238 more words

Fracking