Resources

UKERC Report: The UK’s Global Gas Challenge

A UKERC Research Report exploring the UK's global gas challenge.

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UKERC Report: The Future Role of Gas in the UK

A UKERC Research Report exploring the future role of gas in the UK.

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ICE Energy Briefing Sheet: Shale Gas

An ICE report focused on the current status of shale gas in the UK.

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ICE Policy Position: Shale Gas

ICE's view of the impact of widespread exploitation of shale gas in the US, the discovery of potentially exploitable reserves in the UK and the wider debate around the UK’s energy future.

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Review of 2013 Activity

An outline of the APPG's activity during 2013

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Shale Gas - Insights into the UK market

A report by Pinsent Masons shedding light on the key regulatory issues affecting the scale of UK shale gas.

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Planning Applications

DCLG Written Ministerial Statement on Planning Applications

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Pöyry

The Macroeconomic Effects of European Shale Gas Production

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Department of Energy and Climate Change

Guidance about shale gas and hydraulic fracturing (fracking)

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Department of Energy and Climate Change

Public attitude tracking survey

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Department of Energy and Climate Change

Potential Greenhouse Gas Emissions Associated with Shale Gas Extraction and Use

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HMT: Open Consultation

Harnessing the potential of the UK’s natural resources: a fiscal regime for shale gas

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DCLG

Planning practice guidance for onshore oil and gas

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IHS

The Economic and Employment Contributions of Shale Gas in the US

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IoD: Infrastructure for Business

Getting shale gas working – 22 May 2013

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Energy and Climate Change Select Committee

The Impact of Shale Gas on Energy Markets Seventh Report of Session 2012–13 Volume 1 – 23 April 2013

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Government repsonse to ECC Report

The Impact of Shale Gas on Energy Markets: Government Response to the Committee's Seventh Report of Session 2012–13

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AEA

Climate impact of potential shale gas production in the EU Final Report – 30 July 2012

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Department of Energy and Climate Change

The Carboniferous Bowland Shale gas study: geology and resource estimation – 2013

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Citi: Shale & renewables

a symbiotic relationship A longer-term global energy investment strategy driven by changes to the energy mix – 12 September 2012

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The Royal Society & The Royal Academy of Engineering

Shale gas extraction in the UK: a review of hydraulic fracturing – June 2012

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International Energy Agency

Golden Rules for a Golden Age of Gas – 29 May 2012

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DECC

Assessment of the shale gas resources of the Carboniferous basin shales of central Britain: preliminary report

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PNAS

Methane contamination of drinking water accompanying gas-well drilling and hydraulic fracturing – 17 May 2011

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Policy Exchange

Gas Works? Shale gas and its policy implications – 24 February 2012

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British Geological Survey

Potential groundwater impact from exploitation of shale gas in the UK – 2012

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Shale Gas

Government Response to the Committee's Fifth Report of Session 2010-12 - Energy and Climate Change Contents – 26 July 2011

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POYRY

The Impact of Unconventional Gas on Europe: A report to Ofgem – June 2011

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Energy and Climate Change Select Committee

Select Committee Fifth Report Shale Gas – 10 May 2011

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The Oxford Institute for Energy Studies

Can Unconventional Gas be a Game Changer in European Gas Markets? – 1st December 2010

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Department of Energy and Climate Change

The Unconventional Hydrocarbon Resources of Britain’s Onshore Basins – Shale Gas – 2010

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Tyndell Centre

Shale gas: an updated assessment of environmental and climate change impacts

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United Kingdom Onshore Operators Group

Community Engagement Charter Oil and Gas from Unconventional Reservoirs

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British Geological Survey

New shale gas resource figure for central Britain

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Environment Agency

Unconventional gas - shale gas and coal bed methane

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Navigant

Unconventional Gas: The potential impact on UK Gas Prices

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Arup

Infographic on key issues around induced fracturing

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RSPB

Are we fit to frack? - summary report

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Centre for Policy Studies

Why Every Serious Environmentalist should favour Fracking

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EY

Getting ready for UK shale gas

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House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee

The Economic Impact on UK Energy Policy of Shale Gas and Oil

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British Geological Survey/ DECC

BGS Weald Basin Jurassic Shale reports

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Department of Energy and Climate Change

Consultation on Proposal for Underground Access for the Extraction of Gas, Oil or Geothermal Energy

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Task Force on Shale Gas

The Task Force on Shale Gas published its second report, entitled ‘Assessing the Impact of Shale Gas on the Local Environment and Health’.

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Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs

Defra published the full draft ‘Shale Gas Rural Economy Impacts’ paper.

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CHEM Trust

CHEM Trust published a paper entitled ‘Fracking Pollution: How Toxic Chemicals from Fracking Could Affect Wildlife and People in the UK and EU’.

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House of Commons Library

The House of Commons Library published a briefing paper on Shale Gas and Fracking.

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New Climate Economy initiative

The New Climate Economy initiative published a working paper entitled ‘Natural Gas: Guardrails for a Potential Climate Bridge’.

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Friends of the Earth

FoE published a briefing entitled ‘Why cutting gas use, not fracking, is the solution for UK energy security’.

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New Energy Watch

New Energy Watch published a study entitled ‘Fracking: Interim Review’.

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OESG

The OESG published a report entitled ‘The crucial role of SMEs in making shale gas, and other forms of energy extraction, a British success story’.

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The Task Force on Shale Gas

The Task Force on Shale Gas published their first report entitled ‘Planning, Regulation and Local Engagement’.

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Medact

Medact published a report entitled ‘Health & Fracking’.

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Energy and Climate Change Committee

The Energy and Climate Change Committee published a report entitled ‘Fuelling the Debate’. The report covers the role of shale gas in the UK’s low-carbon future.

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Lancashire County Council Development Control Committee

Lancashire County Council’s Development Control Committee published a report on the applications for hydraulic fracturing at Little Plumpton and Roseacre Wood.

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Friends of the Earth

FoE published a briefing document entitled ‘Why renewables and energy efficiency are better for jobs than fracking’.

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Environmental Audit Committee

The Environmental Audit Committee published a report entitled ‘Environmental risks of fracking’.

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OESG

The OESG published a report entitled ‘More jobs, and more taxes: why British SMEs need to lead the onshore oil and gas supply chain’.

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Angling Trust, National Trust, RSPB, Salmon & Trout Association, The Wildlife Trusts and WWT

The Angling Trust, National Trust, RSPB, Salmon & Trout Association, The Wildlife Trusts and WWT published a report entitled ‘Hydraulic fracturing for shale gas in the UK: Examining the evidence for potential environmental impacts’.

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Annual Report of the Government Chief Scientific Adviser

The Annual Report of the Government Chief Scientific Adviser, entitled ‘Innovation: Managing Risk, Not Avoiding It’, includes a section on Hydraulic Fracturing.

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Independent Expert Scientific Panel examining Unconventional Oil and Gas

The Scottish Government published a report from the Independent Expert Scientific Panel examining Unconventional Oil and Gas, entitled ‘Independent Expert Scientific Panel – Report on Unconventional Oil And Gas’.

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