News

04Aug / 2016

Infrastructure Act 2015: How operators can meet Section 50 requirements

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The Infrastructure Act 2015 covers a wide range of planning and infrastructure regulation including energy development, transport and housing. It is the subject of some controversy due to the steps it took towards defining conditions for hydraulic fracturing. These steps simultaneously started to express what the safe development of shale requires, a move that has brought the value of GGS’ core service, continuous environmental monitoring, to the forefront of the industry.

02Aug / 2016

Brownfield First – Making better use of our land

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The Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) has voiced its support of the need for more sustainable development on brownfield sites via their latest report, ‘Brownfield First: making better use of our land’.

26Jul / 2016

Cabinet Restructure – Key changes by new PM

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The key changes made by new Prime Minister, Theresa May, to the cabinet strcuture, and what this means for the energy and other associated industries.

13Jul / 2016

CCC confirms Shale Gas can be compatible with carbon budgets

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The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has announced that the development of shale gas has the potential to be compatible with UK carbon budgets when certain checks are performed.

12Jul / 2016

Brexit – Two weeks on and Implications for the UK Energy Sector

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It cannot be denied that the recent referendum has potential consequences for the long term direction of the UK energy sector. Momentum for developing indigenous resources has been slowed, whilst the country may eventually be released from EU climate change goals to develop renewables. Despite the Brexit vote still bearing down, the past fortnight has revealed some glimmers of hope.

06Jul / 2016

Shale World UK – International Festival for Business, Liverpool

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As part of the International Festival for Business being held in Liverpool, Shale UK took place last month over two days, offering the chance to examine and discuss the geology and the commercial rationale of shale development.

05Jul / 2016

Joint conference on Water and Onshore Oil and Gas: Two Years On

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Ground-Gas Solutions (GGS) recently attended a joint conference held by Water UK, British Water, Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) and United Kingdom Onshore Oil and Gas (UKOOG).

01Jul / 2016

Government responds to consultation on Surface Development Restrictions for Hydraulic Fracturing

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This week the government published a response to the consultation held by the Department of Energy and Climate Change at the end of 2015 on Surface Development Restrictions for Hydraulic Fracturing.

30Jun / 2016

‘Radon: To Test is Best’ in this month’s edition of Tomorrow’s Facilities Management

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Ground-Gas Solutions (GGS) is delighted to have been asked to submit an article on Radon to be featured in the June edition of Tomorrow’s Facilities Management.

29Jun / 2016

New Ground-Gas Solutions brochure available

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Ground-Gas Solutions (GGS) is proud to present their new environmental monitoring services brochure.