Shale Gas

Meeting: 
MQT on 2013-09-11
Session date: 
September 11, 2013
Reference: 
2013/3152
Question By: 
Murad Qureshi
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

Is the Mayor in possession of any data on how much shale gas lies under Greater London that could be available by fracking and what its financial value might be?

Answer

Answer for Shale Gas

Answer for Shale Gas

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Written response from the Mayor My officers are in contact with the Office of Unconventional Gas and Oil at the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). We are awaiting the British Geological Survey's detailed assessment of the potential shale gas reserves in South-east England.