Definition of 'shale gas'
Example sentences containing 'shale gas'
This is yet another reason why shale gas and oil are not the solution to the energy challenges we face.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The equation is about to change again with the discovery of new drilling technologies that bring shale gas and oil within reach.Times, Sunday Times (2011) The Sun (2013)
The change would allow fracking firms to drill sideways under land that does not belong to them in the search for shale gas and oil.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Suddenly the world had a new energy source just waiting to be harvested by those countries lucky enough to have shale gas and oil deposits.The Sun (2016)
Council chiefs are demanding 10 per cent of the profits made by energy companies if they press ahead with fracking for shale gas in their areas.Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Next month, the government is to launch a new onshore licensing round which will see thousands more square miles made available for shale gas and oil exploration.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
His move to provide tax relief to shale gas explorers in Britain is welcome although their biggest problem is not tax, but planning.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The company may also be forced to write down the value of its some of its operations, including its shale gas and oil fields in America.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
America, far ahead of us in the exploitation of its huge reserves of shale gas and oil, is already reaping the benefits in lower energy prices.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Definition of shale gas from the Collins English Dictionary