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Billions of barrels of oil found
below Sussex. Hampshire and Kent:
Analysis reveals vast scale of energy
reserves underneath the counties

Daily Mail [UK], by Tamara Cohen

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Posted By:Ribicon, 5/23/2014 12:28:08 AM

Billions of barrels of oil have been found beneath the south of England, according to a report due out today. The official analysis by the British Geological Survey (BGS) revealed the vast scale of energy reserves lying under parts of Sussex, Hampshire and Kent. Last year the first BGS study exceeded even the most optimistic calculations – estimating that there is 1,300trillion cubic feet of gas underground in the north of England. Today´s report is expected to do the same for the south, although it is unclear how much oil could be extracted as some of it is under built-up

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Silly stuff; we ran out of "fossil fuels" 20 years ago, according to the Greens.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: oh-heck, 5/23/2014 1:10:20 AM     (No. 9858801)

The greatest problem in the UK is the lack of private land and mineral rights. The British government must deal with complaints from the population concerned that their parks or personal air or drinking water will be contaminated. The approach of paying communities to allow drilling combined with starting with more remote areas will get the drilling, fracking, and development routine down before getting too close to population centers.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: harper, 5/23/2014 1:17:52 AM     (No. 9858804)

Bad news for the muzzie whackos whose free ride may be over, and the progressive whackos whose appetite to destroy civilization is now under attack.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 5/23/2014 2:37:04 AM     (No. 9858823)

Uh oh. Nobody tell Ed Begley or Mariel Hemingway (see O´Keefe´s Project Veritas video, if you haven´t already).

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