Energy and Climate Change - Seventh Report
The Impact of Shale Gas on Energy Markets

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 23 April 2013.


Terms of Reference

Conclusions and Recommendations

1 Introduction

2 Background

The US shale gas revolution

3 The Prospects for shale gas

Defining shale gas estimates

Calculating shale gas estimates

Latest shale gas estimates

4 Developing shale gas in the UK

Public perception



5 Impact on energy market and prices

Impact of foreign shale gas on UK gas prices

Impact of domestic shale gas on UK gas prices

6 Impact on climate change mitigation

Global emissions

UK emissions

7 Additional Impacts on the UK

Security of Supply

Economic benefits

Energy Intensive Industries

8 Conclusion

9 Annex 1: note of informal meeting with BHP Billiton

Formal Minutes


List of printed written evidence

List of additional written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Oral and Written Evidence

27 November 2012

11 December 2012

16 January 2013

Written Evidence

Additional Written Evidence

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