In 1959, the biggest gas field in all western Europe was discovered near the Groningen village of Slochteren. Shortly thereafter, natural gas became one of the most important energy sources in the Netherlands. Although its extraction is still very prof itable, a disadvantageous side effect is the subsiding of the level of the land in nearby areas.

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