UKOOG

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UKOOGUnited Kingdom Onshore Operators Group (trade association)
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He went on to say UKOOG is "looking forward to working with the new government to help ensure that we realise our ambition to see a mix of energy sources produced here in the UK, which will reduce our dependency on imported energy, improve our balance of payments and create jobs".
Steve Thompsett, executive director, UKOOG, talks through the entire lifecycle of integrated water management and storage, while Mathew Humphrey and Professor Sarah O'Hara from the University of Nottingham discuss public perceptions of shale gas referencing their extensive research tracking changing trends in public opinion and the impact that protests, such as those at Balcombe, have on wider public opinion.
Ken Cronin, chief executive of UKOOG, said today: "This survey shows that most people across the country think that shale gas should be developed.
Cronin said that UKOOG had commissioned Ernst & Young to carry out a study to look at the resources required to establish 100 shale gas sites in the UK.
Ken Cronin, chief executive of UKOOG, said: "Whilst these results are positive, our industry needs to continue to do all it can to engage with the views of local communities."
UKOOG, the representative body for the UK onshore oil and gas industry including exploration, production and storage, commissioned a report that was prepared by Chris Lewis, Partner Advisory Services at EY, which showed that shale gas development could also create more than 64,000 new jobs in the UK.
Ken Cronin, chief executive of the UK Onshore Operations Group (UKOOG), said: "We have a clear and pressing need to secure gas for 84% of our homes that use it for cooking and heating, the 40% of electricity that is produced from it and over 500,000 jobs that are sustained by using it to create everyday products.
The UK Onshore Oil and Gas (UKOOG) survey of 4,000 adults found 57% of Britons think shale gas production should go ahead, with just 16% claiming they were opposed to the technology and 27% saying they were undecided.
Ken Cronin, chief executive of UKOOG, said: "is survey shows that most people across the country think that shale gas should be developed.