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Hydraulic fracturing

UK government ends support for fraccing

Ministers took the decision, which was announced on 2 November, on the basis of a report by the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA), which found that it is not currently possible to accurately predict the probability or magnitude of earthquakes linked to fracking operations.



 

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Produced Water Society elects new president

Prior to being elected president of the society, Lisa Henthorne served on its board for four years, contributing to the growth in technical programmes and member services.

Wood Mackenzie on BP exiting China shale gas

In the same week that Shell agreed to explore for shale oil in China, BP is reported to be exiting its two Sichuan basin shale gas blocks. Wood Mackenzie eastern Asia upstream research analyst, Xianhui Zhang, provides commentary.