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28 March 2017 17:42 (South Africa)

The golden age of natural gas may be at hand

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

Although coal and nuclear energy have fallen out of favour with the public, there hasn't been a viable alternative energy source. Until now. New technology will now allow for the extraction of natural gas from impermeable hard rock, coal seams or shale deposits. This basically means that countries in Western Europe may no longer need to rely on Russia for their natural gas. Read more: New Scientist

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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