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Official opening of Lyell Centre

Lyell CentreA pioneering global research centre for earth & marine science and technology was opened by Deputy First Minister John Swinney. Lyell Centre brings together the expertise of British Geological Survey with the academic innovation of Heriot-Watt University.

BGS position on the fracking decision in the UK

Monitoring of methane in groundwaterThe overturning of Lancashire County Council's rejection for permission to drill for shale gas means that it's possible that shale gas may be extracted commercially in the area.

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