6 results for "hydrocarbons"
Kimmeridge Bay, Dorset
Investigating the famous Jurassic Kimmeridge Clay Formation at its namesake bay.
BGS shale gas research
We provide independent, expert and impartial geological and environmental advice with continued monitoring and publication of the latest data.
Shale gas in the UK
The UK has a number of sites that have been explored for shale gas deposits.
Shale gas extraction
Shale gas is extracted from microscopic pores in impermeable shale rock through a process called hydraulic fracturing.
Shale gas is natural gas that is trapped within shale formations. Our role is to supply industry, government and the public with impartial geological and environmental advice in regards to shale gas in the UK.
Total organic carbon
Total organic carbon is a measure of the weight per cent of organic carbon within hydrocarbon source rocks. This dataset is derived from borehole analysis.