Fracking Research

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Dear University of Wolverhampton,

I would like to formally request the following information regarding Hydraulic fracturing (also hydrofracturing, hydrofracking, fracking, or fraccing); a well-stimulation technique in which rock is fractured by a hydraulically pressurized liquid:

1) The total value of successful research grants received by the university in the area
of Hydraulic fracturing, between Jan 1st 2001 and 2nd Dec 2014, broken down by each year?

2) The value of each individual research grant received in the area of Hydraulic fracturing, between Jan 1st 2001 and 2nd Dec 2014, as well as. the year they were received and who funded the grant?

3) The value of any donations or partnerships received for research in the area of Hydraulic fracturing, between Jan 1st 2001 and 2nd Dec 2014, as well as. the year they were received and who funded the grant?

Yours faithfully,

Andrew Taylor

Hawley, Sonia, University of Wolverhampton

Dear Mr Taylor,

R.E. Freedom of Information Request: FOI-014-2015

Thank you for your email below, received by the University of Wolverhampton on the 3 February 2015 in which you have requested the following information:

I would like to formally request the following information regarding Hydraulic fracturing (also hydrofracturing, hydrofracking, fracking, or fraccing); a well-stimulation technique in which rock is fractured by a hydraulically pressurized liquid:

1) The total value of successful research grants received by the university in the area of Hydraulic fracturing, between Jan 1st 2001 and 2nd Dec 2014, broken down by each year?

2) The value of each individual research grant received in the area of Hydraulic fracturing, between Jan 1st 2001 and 2nd Dec 2014, as well as. the year they were received and who funded the grant?

3) The value of any donations or partnerships received for research in the area of Hydraulic fracturing, between Jan 1st 2001 and 2nd Dec 2014, as well as. the year they were received and who funded the grant?

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Sonia

Sonia Hawley
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From: Andrew Taylor[SMTP:[email address]]
Sent: 03 February 2015 23:07:28
To: FoI
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Fracking Research Auto forwarded by a Rule

Dear University of Wolverhampton,

I would like to formally request the following information regarding Hydraulic fracturing (also hydrofracturing, hydrofracking, fracking, or fraccing); a well-stimulation technique in which rock is fractured by a hydraulically pressurized liquid:

1) The total value of successful research grants received by the university in the area of Hydraulic fracturing, between Jan 1st 2001 and 2nd Dec 2014, broken down by each year?

2) The value of each individual research grant received in the area of Hydraulic fracturing, between Jan 1st 2001 and 2nd Dec 2014, as well as. the year they were received and who funded the grant?

3) The value of any donations or partnerships received for research in the area of Hydraulic fracturing, between Jan 1st 2001 and 2nd Dec 2014, as well as. the year they were received and who funded the grant?

Yours faithfully,

Andrew Taylor

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Hawley, Sonia, University of Wolverhampton

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Dear Mr Taylor,

R.E. Freedom of Information Request: FOI-014-2015

Please find attached the response to your recent Freedom of Information request.

Kind Regards,

Sonia

Sonia Hawley
FOI & Data Protection Officer
Office of the University Registrar & Secretary
University of Wolverhampton
MA216, MA Building
Wulfruna Street
Wolverhampton
WV1 1LY

W       [email address]
       01902 322620

“Championing collaborative working across the University community”

 

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