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What's fracking and is it dangerous?

Duration: 07:02

Jem demonstrates just what fracking involves, and then in a web exclusive extra asks Prof Mike Stephenson of the British Geological Survey if drilling into shale rock like this is dangerous.

Available since: Mon 12 Mar 2012


Jem Stansfield
Mike Stephenson
Jack Rampling
Series Producer
Paul King
Executive Producer
Tina Fletcher-Hill

This clip is from

Bang Goes the Theory Series 6, Episode 1

1/8 Exploring the science of fuel - why petrol costs so much, how an oil rig works and more.

First broadcast: 12 Mar 2012

Image for Episode 1 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer

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