# natural-gas - Today’s News
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# natural-gas - Wednesday 10 April, 2013
A British study says most hydraulic fracking activities release the same amount of energy ‘as jumping off a ladder’.
# natural-gas - Saturday 23 March, 2013
Fracking is an emotively driven environmental issue – but the Irish government could do worse than follow the UK in opening up the market here for exploration, writes Aaron McKenna.
# natural-gas - Saturday 19 January, 2013
Just how popular IS the DublinBikes system? And how many spheres does a sex toy need to win approval from the ECJ?
# natural-gas - Saturday 1 December, 2012
UK-based company Enegi will now apply to the government for an exploration license before the end of February next year.
# natural-gas - Saturday 13 October, 2012
Initial investigations suggest there could be a major gas reserve in the north-west of the country – but the possible use of fracking to extract the gas is highly controversial.
# natural-gas - Tuesday 17 July, 2012
The trial bus will operate across a number of city routes in Cork until August, in partnership with Bord Gáis Networks.
# natural-gas - Saturday 28 April, 2012
Watch this fracking hip video about the controversial drilling technique…
# natural-gas - Friday 13 April, 2012
The communications minister says the Environmental Protection Agency will report back before any fracking can begin.
# natural-gas - Tuesday 6 March, 2012
The fire killed two people and destroyed a Chevron rig before it extinguished by itself.
# natural-gas - Wednesday 1 February, 2012
A company has said that the gas in north-west Ireland could lead to hundreds of jobs – but environmentalists have urged caution over the controversial technique.
# natural-gas - Tuesday 17 January, 2012
# natural-gas - Thursday 6 October, 2011
The possibility that hydraulic drilling could be carried out in the northwest has raised concern among environmental activists, residents, and politicians.
# natural-gas - Tuesday 5 July, 2011
Several firms hope to use a controversial new drilling method to tap vast gas deposits under Ireland. This could mean environmental devastation, writes filmmaker Johnny Gogan.
‘Fracking’ could soon begin in Ireland after sparking angry protests all over the world. So what’s all the fuss about – and what is it?
Underground gas worth €120billion could be tapped by the controversial ‘fracking’ process, which some have linked to serious environmental damage.
# natural-gas - Monday 13 June, 2011
The high price of oil in the first half of 2011 is likely to filter into electricity costs in the latter half of the year.