A worker moves drilling equipment at the exploratory drilling site operated by British energy firm Cuadrilla in the village of Balcombe, southern England
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Shale Gas group wants UK to start fracking for energy security

A shale gas industry-funded body has suggested that the UK start fracking in order to establish the economic impact of shale gas.

In a report that has been criticised by environmentalists, the Shale Gas Task Force says the fracking industry could "create thousands of jobs" and improve UK energy security.

The BBC's industry correspondent John Moylan reports.

  • 15 Dec 2015
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