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Fracking under discussion at new energy  centre

The University of Buckingham’s Centre for Extractive Energy Studies – the first of its kind in the country – has launched with a conference examining current issues, including fracking.  Full text from the Buckingham Advertiser can be accessed here.

University of Buckingham – Power steering

A university has launched England’s first Centre for Extractive Energy Studies. The University of Buckingham unit will research subjects such as fracking, issues of good governance, combating corruption and the environmental, legal, fiscal and competition implications of the industry. It will also explore community and labour rights in the global extractive energy sector, including indigenous community participation in the decision-making process of ownership, and the sustainable management of energy resources. (Extract from the Campus Round Up – Times Higher Education – November 14 2013)

International News

Buckingham varsity offers palliatives for Nigeria’s energy crisis

To tackle socio-economic and environmental challenges arising from oil exploration and production in Nigeria, the University of Buckingham, United Kingdom, will start organising annual workshops on energy extraction.  Full text of this article from Vanguard can be accessed here.

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