Shale gas can be part of cheaper and more secure energy future

Dated: 29 May 2012

Commenting on today’s report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) entitled Golden Rules for a Golden Age of Gas, Corin Taylor, Senior Economic Adviser at the Institute of Directors, said:

“The IEA report confirms that shale gas has massive potential, and can make a crucial contribution to cheaper and more secure energy. This is confirmation that unconventional gas exploration is safe, provided it is done properly, and that global CO2 emissions are likely to be higher if shale is not developed. The report is a welcome confirmation that the Government is right to allow fracking to go ahead in Britain, subject to strict environmental controls.”

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