Shale Gas: Securing the UK’s energy supply

Professor Robert Mair, Professor of Civil Engineering, Cambridge
Rt Hon Peter Lilley MP, Energy Select Committee

Thursday 5th March, 12 —1pm
East India Club, 16 St James’s Square, London, SW1Y 4LH

As the UK prepares for the next general election, energy, its cost and security, will be a focus in the campaign. What role should Shale Gas play?

Politeia’s energy series continues on 5th March with Shale Gas: Securing the UK’s Energy Supply. Speaking will be:

The Rt Hon Peter Lilley MP, House of Commons Energy and Climate Change Committee
Prof Robert Mair, Professor of Civil Engineering, Cambridge University, author of the Royal Society’s study Shale gas extraction in the UK: a review of hydraulic fracturing.

Speakers will focus on such themes as:

  • What impact will UK shale gas production have?
  • How feasible – and safe – can extraction be?
  • What should government policy be?

If you would like to attend please email Secretary2@politeia.co.uk with your name, organisation, position, and email address. Places will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.