Shale gas reserves ‘like North Sea all over again’

By Ryan Crighton

Published: 09/12/2013

The man spearheading the hunt for shale gas in the UK says the reserves his company have found “are like the North Sea all over again”.

Leading figures from the energy industry will gather in Edinburgh this week to discuss potentially huge fracking gas reserves believed to be located throughout central Scotland and spread as far as Aberdeen and Dumfries and Galloway.

Fracking is credited with transforming the US energy industry, slashing wholesale and consumer gas prices and creating up to 1million jobs.

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