Green groups in fracking ban plea as US shale gas shipment arrives

Green groups in fracking ban plea as US shale gas shipment arrives
 

A tanker carrying 27,500 m3 of ethane from US shale fields is due to dock at Grangemouth, central Scotland, the refinery and petrochemicals plant owned by global chemical giant Ineos.
The company said the shipment aboard carrier Ineos Insight was the culmination of a 2 billion US dollars (£1.6 billion) investment resulting in eight tankers forming a ''virtual pipeline'' between the US and the UK and Norway.
Ineos says the shale gas will replace dwindling North Sea supplies and secure essential raw material for Grangemouth, supporting thousands of manufacturing jobs.
Jim Ratcliffe, Ineos... read more

 
27 September 2016 in Regional West, Views: 31
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