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UK Boosts Shale Gas

10 Downing Street has talked a big game on fracking in recent months, but local opposition has stymied efforts to explore Britain’s estimated 1.3 trillion cubic feet of shale gas. As heating bills spiral ever upward, British politicians are flailing about trying to find ways to bring energy costs down. On Thursday, in his Autumn Statement, Chancellor Osborne outlined tax incentives meant to jump-start the country’s shale gas production.

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