ReFINE is the leading international research consortium on fracking, led jointly by Newcastle University and Durham University. Working closely with a global network of leading scientists and institutions, the consortium focuses on researching the potential risks of shale gas and oil exploitation.
Delivering much needed high quality research across multiple disciplines.
Filling the knowledge gap with independent, unbiased research.
Our research and engagement is informing the debate and influencing policy.
Bringing together leading scientists and institutions from around the world.