Falcon hopeful Australian fracking ban will be lifted

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Falcon hopeful Australian fracking ban will be lifted

Irish gas explorer remains confident as Northern Territories inquiry steps up

Falcon Oil owns a 30pc share of a huge Australian gas field that could be 100 times bigger than the Corrib gas field in Ireland (stock picture)
Falcon Oil owns a 30pc share of a huge Australian gas field that could be 100 times bigger than the Corrib gas field in Ireland (stock picture)
http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/falcon-hopeful-australian-fracking-ban-will-be-lifted-35785433.html

Fearghal O’Connor

The Dublin-headquartered company, headed up by exploration veteran Philip O’Quigley, owns a 30pc share of the huge Beetaloo Basin shale gas field. The company has predicted that Beetaloo could ultimately compare in size to the world’s biggest unconventional gas fields, where fracking is used for extraction. Studies have suggested a technically recoverable resource of 85 trillion cubic feet – about 100 times the amount of gas in Ireland’s Corrib gas field.
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Poem – The beauty of land and water, Tamboran and Northern Ireland, by an Australian campaigner

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MUST READ!
climate change Volume 4, Issue 2, January 18, 2016
THANKS TO DAVID from Australia, a poem on Tamboran and Northern Ireland.

‘Tamboran is an Australian miner with ambitions to frack Ireland’
‘(…)Tamboran has threatened a law suit
against the Northern Ireland government
of two billion pounds, for lost future profits(…)’
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UNDERGROUND COAL GASIFICATION – Australia

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Reporter from Australia
Apologies to all those aware of these reports but this is such an important issue and further nail (S) in the coffin of Underground Coal Gasification.

Today, Linc Energy denied it is responsible for a reported underground fire in regional Queensland from its experimental Underground Coal Gasifcation plant. Its Chinchilla plant is located near two private properties that returned positive soil sampling tests for carbon monoxide, hydrogen and hydrogen sulphide – three of the four main gases produced through underground coal gasification.The plant was a demonstration facility that operated from 2007. Linc began decommissioning in 2013.

Read more : http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland/activist-fears-underground-coal-fire-20150302-13sl2l.html
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Nuns argue: fracking is a habit we can’t afford

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Theirs is a cloistered, holy life far from the whirl of Sydney, where the only sound some mornings is the flap of habits and the squawk of cockatoos.

And if nothing is more God-like than silence, what do the Discalced Carmelite nuns and friars of Varroville, near Camden, think of the prospect of coal seam gas drilling across NSW? Continue reading

Fracking in Fermanagh – article Geralyn McCarron + radio interview

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http://www.irishmirror.ie/news/irish-news/health-news/fracking-fermanagh-could-unleash-health-4323511

A GP who has carried out research into the effects of fracking is to warn MLAs they will unleash a health disaster if they give the controversial process the green light.

Geralyn McCarron, who is from Co Fermanagh but lives in Australia, is part a group that will lobby political representatives at Stormont about fracking and shale gas exploration. Continue reading