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By D J Evans, R A Chadwick

The united kingdom grew to become a web importer of traditional fuel in 2004 and via 2020 will import as much as ninety% of its necessities, leaving it prone to expanding strength accounts and danger of disruption to provide. New pipelines to Europe and enhancements to interconnectors will meet a few call for, yet executive recognises the necessity for elevated gasoline garage potential: top met by way of the development of underground garage amenities. strength safeguard has additionally raised the possibility of a brand new new release of coal-fired power-stations, which to be environmentally workable, would require clean-coal applied sciences with near-zero greenhouse fuel emissions. A key component to this method could be underground CO2 garage. This quantity stories the applied sciences and matters keen on the underground garage of typical gasoline and CO2, with examples from the united kingdom and abroad. the possibility of underground garage of alternative gases resembling hydrogen, or compressed air associated with renewable assets can also be reviewed.The Geological Society of LondonFounded in 1807, the Geological Society of London is the oldest geological society on the planet, and one of many biggest publishers within the Earth sciences.The Society publishes a variety of top quality peer-reviewed titles for teachers and execs operating within the geosciences, and enjoys an enviable overseas attractiveness for the standard of its work.The many parts during which we put up in include:-Petroleum geology-Tectonics, structural geology and geodynamics-Stratigraphy, sedimentology and paleontology-Volcanology, magmatic stories and geochemistry-Remote sensing-History of geology-Regional geology publications

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POTENTIAL OF ONSHORE UK SALT DEPOSITS 45 Fig. 6. Schematic of wet rock head development (based upon Earp & Taylor 1986; Wilson & Evans 1990). the halite (Fig. 6) and is known as ‘wet rock head’. Wet rock head conditions are recorded in the Cheshire, Worcester, Needwood, North and South Stafford basins and in the Preesall and Walney Island salt fields in NW England. In late glacial times, when sea level was unusually low, the solution rate in UK salt fields was probably accelerated temporarily as hydraulic gradients were increased and surface streams and most likely the brine seepages were rejuvenated.

HOLLOWAY Fig. 8. Map of the Cheshire Basin, showing the distribution of the main Triassic halite beds, main locations and boreholes referred to in the text. POTENTIAL OF ONSHORE UK SALT DEPOSITS Alsager, it has reduced to 110 m (Evans et al. 1968).

KB, Kelly Bushing level; GR, gamma ray; BHCS, borehole compensated sonic log; SONL, sonic log. 42 D. J. EVANS & S. HOLLOWAY Fig. 3. The Triassic halite-bearing basins of England, with representative borehole geophysical logs illustrating the presence of non-halite interbeds (mudstone, anhydrite and other evaporitic units). Abbreviations as for Figure 2. GL, ground level; OD, Ordnance Datum; RT, rotary table; SON, sonic log. POTENTIAL OF ONSHORE UK SALT DEPOSITS 43 Fig. 4. Stratigraphic nomenclature of the Mercia Mudstone Group and Triassic halite beds (following Howard 2006 pers.

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