Despite the Prime Minister's support of the fracking process, protestors at Balcombe are continuing to oppose the drilling process.
In an effort to persuade communities of the benefits of fracking, the process of extracting gas by the hydraulic fracturing of rock using high pressure liquid, firms will offer £100,000 of benefits for each exploratory well.
David Cameron also believes that fracking could bring in more jobs.
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