INEOS Offers to Develop Test Shale Gas Site in Britain

INEOS will develop a test shale gas site in the U.K. to show the British government that fracking is a safe and local alternative to importing gas from Russia.


Chemicals and energy giant INEOS has offered to develop a shale gas test site in Britain to demonstrate to the government that extraction by fracking can be performed safely.

The offer comes as Britain re-evaluates its energy policies. On April 7, the government set out plans to expand nuclear and offshore wind power as part of a new strategy to bolster energy independence.

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