Fracking debate reignited as first shipment of controversial shale gas arrives in Scotland

Fracking debate reignited as first shipment of controversial shale gas arrives in Scotland
 

THE first shipment of controversial shale gas arrived in Scotland yesterday – reigniting a furious debate on fracking.
A tanker carrying ethane from the US sailed up the Forth to the Ineos refinery in Grangemouth.
The vessel arrived amid much fanfare, with a bagpiper on shore and tugs blowing arcs of water into the air on either side.
Ineos claim the gas will secure the future of Grangemouth’s 1300 workforce, and a further 9000 Scottish jobs.
The company said the shipment was the result of a £1.6billion investment in eight tankers that will form a “virtual pipeline” between the US and the... read more

 
28 September 2016 in Regional, Views: 40
Source: Daily Record
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