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Coronavirus may be the straw that breaks the back of oil fracking

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BP scales back exploration plans off N.S., gives up half its offshore area

Halifax, January 16, 2019 – The Canadian Press: BP Canada is scaling back its oil and gas exploration plans off Nova Scotia, giving up half the offshore area included in its exploration licence.

The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board said Tuesday the energy giant is surrendering 50 per cent of the area included in its licence — a consolidation of four offshore parcels roughly 300 kilometres southeast of Halifax.
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Does the UK really need fracked gas?

London, January 10, 2019: NRG Expert senior analyst Edgar van der Meer spoke to Power-Technology magazine about the current situation of shale gas ‘fracking’ in the UK. Proponents of fracking in the UK argue the controversial gas extraction method can boost the UK’s energy security and reduce its reliance on imports. Critics, however, claim fracking is unnecessary, dangerous and contradictory to the government’s climate change targets. So, who is right? Heidi Vella investigates. Read the full article here:

NRG Expert Senior Analyst Edgar van der Meer shares insights about the 2019 UK energy market with Smarter Business Group

London, 10th January 2019: Senior analyst Edgar van der Meer discusses the state of the energy markets in the UK and how they relate to small businesses. He takes a look at what will shape the markets for the year ahead, and how this will impact business customers. Read the full article here:

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