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UK government supports shale gas developments with business tax breaks for local authorities

Councils in England will be allowed to keep all the business rates collected from shale gas sites, which could be worth up to GBP1.7m annually for a typical site, the UK government announced on Monday. Currently, local authorities only receive […]

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Centrica invests £40m in UK shale exploration licence

Gas flame stock picture. Pic: Lawrence Looi / 30/9/2005

UK shale gas production should be encouraged, report says

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Centrica agrees US natural gas deal

US shale gas is set to be exported to the United Kingdom under a new contract signed by British utility company Centrica plc (LSE:CNA). The company announced this morning

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