Shale Gas Research


ReFINE is the leading independent research consortium on fracking, led jointly by Newcastle University and Durham University. With support from academics across Europe and North America, the consortium focuses on researching the potential risks of shale gas and oil exploitation using fracking methods.  

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Quarterly Newsletter

June 2015

- European funding success.
- International collaboration.
- A look at ReFINE's Social Science research.

Newsletter June 2015

Latest Publication

Framing Fracking Research Brief: What could be done to improve the fracking debate?

Summary of the paper 'Framing fracking: exploring public perceptions of hydraulic fracturing in the UK' by Williams et al., 2015.

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