Fracking Research

Andrew Taylor made this Freedom of Information request to University of St Andrews

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Dear University of St Andrews,

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

Freedom of Information, University of St Andrews

Dear Mr Taylor

Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, Our Ref:  32-15

 

Thank you for your email below of 5 February, 2015 in which you requested
information concerning research carried out in the area of Hydraulic
fracturing.

 

The University will endeavour to respond to your request as quickly as
possible. In any event you will receive a response within the time set for
compliance, as prescribed in section 10 of the Freedom of Information
(Scotland) Act 2002.

 

It may prove necessary for the University to seek further clarification
from you, to assist it to identify and locate the information you seek. If
this is the case either I or another colleague would write to seek that
clarification. If clarification is required we will seek this at the
earliest opportunity.

 

In the meantime should you have any questions about your information
request please do not hesitate to contact me. If possible can you please
quote Ref 32-15 in any communications.

                                                  

Yours sincerely,

 

 

June

 

 

JUNE WEIR

FOI Officer

University of St Andrews

Butts Wynd, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9AJ

 

T: +44(0)1334 462776

The University of St Andrews is a charity registered in Scotland: SC013532

 

 

 

 

 

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Freedom of Information, University of St Andrews

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Dear Mr Taylor,

 

I refer to your request for information below under the Freedom of
Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and attach the University’s response.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

June

 

 

JUNE WEIR

FOI Officer

University of St Andrews

Butts Wynd, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9AJ

 

T: +44(0)1334 462776

The University of St Andrews is a charity registered in Scotland: SC013532

 

 

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