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Revealed: oil giant Halliburton potential UK fracking partner

Deepwater horizon oil firm holds talks with company planning to drill for gas and oil in the UK countryside, including in the South Downs National Park. Andrew Wasley reports Halliburton, the American oil services giant that featured prominently in the Deepwater Horizon disaster, has been lined up as a potential contractor in Britain’s oil and […]

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US fracking boom linked to pollution and social strife

The gas stored in the Marcellus Shale formation is the subject of desperate drilling to secure US domestic energy supplies. But the process involved – hydraulic fracturing – is the focus of a bitter dispute over environmental damage and community rights. Jim Wickens reports It is a timeless patchwork of small dairy farms and endless […]

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