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10Jan / 2014

GGS announces 2014 training programme

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GGS is pleased to announce it’s 2014 training programme, running throughout the year at 8 locations in the UK between Sevenoaks and Glasgow.  Training events take place over 2 days, covering best practices in ground-gas monitoring, up to date guidance, ground-gas protection measures and verification.  See more details on our training page.

06Jan / 2014

Solutions for Monitoring Gas

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In the face of widespread fears in the public about potential pollution as a result of fracking, GGS is at the forefront of developing best practice in environmental monitoring at onshore petroleum sites.

GGS has recently been featured in December’s addition of Geo ExPro magazine (Vol. 10. No. 6 – 2103).  The GGS article can be found here:Solutions in monitoring gas

06Jan / 2014

The Christmas & New Year Low Pressure Systems

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A few falling low pressure events, similar to the Loscoe event, have occurred over the recent festive period. GGS’ continuous monitoring have captured the extent in which ground-gases have responded to such falling pressure at several locations spread across the UK. The correlation between methane and atmospheric pressure is clear in the graph below.

25Nov / 2013

GGS to present at Shale Gas World Europe, Warsaw

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Simon Talbot, Managing Director of GGS will be presenting at Shale Gas World Europe this week.  GGS is an associate sponsor of the event and will be exhibiting on Wednesday and Thursday.  Simon will be speaking about GGS’s role in servicing the shale gas industry on Thursday (28th Nov) afternoon.

18Nov / 2013

GGS in Europe

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GGS is delighted to announce it has opened its first international office in Warsaw, Poland. This office enables us to provide a more cost-effective service to our Polish clients. GGS looks forward to working with operators, regulators and consultants in Poland.

Dzień dobry!!

15Nov / 2013

GGS presenting at the Landmark Risky Business conference, London

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On Wednesday (27th Nov 2013), Peter Warman from GGS will be speaking about best practices in continuous ground-gas monitoring.

GGS uses continuous monitoring to better understand ground-gas risks, allowing specifically targeted design of ground-gas protection measures, minimising risk to future development and saving clients time and money.

06Nov / 2013

GGS expands its Manchester team even further!

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GGS is delighted to announce it has further strengthened its Manchester team with the addition of Stacey McKenna. Stacey recently graduated from the University of Manchester with a degree in Geology.  She has a keen interest in hydrogeology and petroleum studies.

26Sep / 2013

GGS helping IGas on their Barton site

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GGS is pleased to be providing baseline and on-going environmental monitoring services for IGas on their Barton site. To ensure that site operations have minimum impact on the surrounding land and its neighbours, it is key to fully understand the environmental aspects of a site before operations begin.

13Sep / 2013

Registration of GGS Scotland

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GGS is pleased to announce the registration of its first wholly owned subsidiary Ground-Gas Solutions (Scotland) Ltd which will operate out of Motherwell.

GGS is committed to providing high quality and cost effective services throughout the UK and beyond and will be establishing a network of locally managed subsidiaries to provide a local focus for its services. In this way the company can provide best value while maintaining the highest standards.

04Sep / 2013

Bristol training well received

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GGS and PAG have delivered another successful two day training course in Bristol.  The course covered theory and practical demonstrations in topics including ‘best practice for collecting continuous monitoring data‘ and ‘gas protection, membranes and installation‘.