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Mining for gas very likely in Manx seas

Wed, 05 Mar 2014

Testing to determine whether or not to mine for gas in the Isle of Man's territorial waters may take place soon.

That's according to the Department of Economic Development which says it could be worth several hundred millions of pounds.

If plans go ahead it is also likely to create 80 to 100 jobs in the process.

Senior manager for energy policy Ken Milne says there's a chance the Island could become self-sufficient and export it:


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