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'Frack Master' Chris Faulkner visits Balcombe drilling site

6 November 2013 Last updated at 19:43 GMT

Chris Faulkner, known as the "Frack Master" in the US for the amount of so-called fracking his company has carried out, has been visiting Balcombe, the site of test drilling for oil.

Energy firm Cuadrilla had been exploring for oil near the West Sussex village which was the site of protests over the summer amid fears of future fracking.

Mr Faulkner, the CEO of Breitling Energy Companies, said concerns over the contamination of drinking water during fracking were "foolish and silly".