Economic Affairs Committee - Third Report
The Economic Impact on UK Energy Policy of Shale Gas and Oil

Here you can browse the report which was ordered by the House of Lords to be printed 8 April 2014.


Terms of Reference


Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: The UK's energy market

Chapter 3: The US shale gas revolution and its global economic impact

Chapter 4: Shale gas in the UK

Chapter 5: Potential economic impact of the UK's shale gas

Chapter 6: Shale gas and climate change

Chapter 7: Environmental impact of development of shale gas in the UK

Chapter 8: The UK's regulatory system

Chapter 9: Promoting shale gas development in the UK

Chapter 10: Summary of conclusions and recommendations

Appendix 1: List of members and declarations of interest

Appendix 2: List of witnesses

Appendix 3: Call for evidence

Appendix 4: Roadmap

Appendix 5: Glossary

Evidence is published online at and

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References in footnotes to the Report are as follows:

Q refers to a question in oral evidence.

Witness names without a question reference refer to written evidence.

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