Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Forget North Sea oil, new map shows massive gas deposits under UK that could keep us self sufficient for years....That is if Brussels doesn't take it all away

A technical study of 300 square mile area from Liverpool to Manchester shows that enough gas is under the ground to keep lights on in the UK for years. The revised estimate suggests that in excess of 100 trillion cubic feet of shale gas is stored in a huge reserve - much more than the 3 trillion cubic feet the UK uses annually.