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INEOS Shale to host stand at Conservative Conference

INEOS Shale to attend Conference so they can speak directly to the Conservative activists and members to highlight its role as a force behind UK manufacturing

The company will highlight the significant opportunities and benefits from a safe and well regulated onshore shale gas industry in England

Gary Haywood INEOS Shale CEO says: “We are looking forward to the opportunity to meet people at this year’s Conservative Party Conference. We know that shale gas production can be carried out safely and responsibly and we have seen how it has positively transformed communities in the US. It could create thousands of jobs here in the UK and bring substantial economic and societal benefits to the nation.”

INEOS’ Founder and Chairman Jim Ratcliffe says: “One of my great concerns about the UK economy is the collapse in manufacturing. Shale gas has transformed the US economy and has the ability to reverse the current decline here in the UK”


INEOS Shale today confirmed it will be attending the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham which takes place from 2nd – 5th October.

The company has decided to attend the conference as part of its ongoing shale gas information programme, which includes meetings with local communities that will ramp up later in the year as INEOS carries out further surveys of the geology in designated areas of England.

Gary Haywood INEOS Shale CEO says: “We are looking forwards to the opportunity to meet people at this year’s Conservative Party Conference. We know that shale gas production can be carried out safely and responsibly and we have seen how it has positively transformed communities in the US. It could create thousands of jobs here in the UK and bring substantial economic and societal benefits to the nation.”

INEOS Shale will use the opportunity of being at Conference to introduce the company to members, answer questions they have about shale gas extraction in the UK. They will highlight the opportunities and benefits arising for manufacturing from a safe and well regulated onshore UK based shale gas industry.

INEOS’ Founder and Chairman Jim Ratcliffe says: “One of my great concerns about the UK economy is the collapse in manufacturing. Shale gas has transformed the US economy and has the ability to reverse the current decline here in the UK. There’s clearly a lot of shale in the UK, and there’s absolutely no reason why it can’t bring the same benefit to UK manufacturing as it has in America.”

The INEOS Shale are located at stand 46. Everyone is welcome to attend and ask any questions they have.

ENDS

Notes to Editors

Gary Haywood, CEO, and Tom Pickering, Operations Director at INEOS Shale will be available for interview on Monday. Please contact us to book a slot.

Media contacts

Richard Longden (INEOS)              0041 21 627 7063 or 0041 7996 26123

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Andrew McLachlan (Media Zoo)    020 7384 6980 or 07931 377162

Joseph Wade (Media Zoo)            020 7384 6980 or 07896 776554