An example of a drilling ship operation that is similar to what will take place in the Alentejo basin (Aljezur) by GALP/ENI on 1 July 2016 if there are no valid objections.
«Já chega de furar, está na hora de mudar»... «Planeta saudável, energia renovável» «Petróleo em Portugal, terrorismo ambiental»
An original investigative report by Earth Focus and UK's Ecologist Film Unit looks at the risks of natural gas development in the Marcellus Shale.
Hydraulic fracturing is a method of drilling and fracturing layers of rock deep below the ground. Modern gas and oil drilling is a process of drilling many thousands of feet down into shale rock, then drilling laterally for many more hundreds or thousands of feet and pumping in a mix of water, mud and chemicals at high pressure to break the shale apart and free up oil and gas for extraction.