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Highest ever level of shale gas found just outside Retford - Lincolnshire Live
20 Feb 2019

Highest ever level of shale gas found just outside Retford  Lincolnshire Live

It could keep the whole of Britain supplied for 29 years.


Government's fracking policy will cause energy crisis, says UK's richest man - The Guardian
04 Feb 2019

Government's fracking policy will cause energy crisis, says UK's richest man  The Guardian

Ministers are playing politics with the country's future, says Ineos boss Sir Jim Ratcliffe.


Scientists urge government to relax earthquake rules to allow more fracking - The Independent
09 Feb 2019

Scientists urge government to relax earthquake rules to allow more fracking  The Independent

A group of almost 50 scientists have called on the government to review the earthquake limit for fracking sites in order to allow the industry to grow in the UK.


Cuadrilla says commercial fracking not possible under UK rules - Financial Times
06 Feb 2019

Cuadrilla says commercial fracking not possible under UK rules  Financial Times

Commercial fracking for gas in the UK is impossible under current rules, Cuadrilla, the company that has been carrying out tests near Blackpool, has admitted, ...


U.S. shale oil output to hit record 8.4 million bpd in March: EIA - Reuters
19 Feb 2019

U.S. shale oil output to hit record 8.4 million bpd in March: EIA  Reuters

U.S. oil output from seven major shale formations is expected to rise 84000 barrels per day (bpd) in March to a record of about 8.4 million bpd, the U.S. Energy ...


Experts call for review of quake limits on UK fracking - BBC News
22 Jan 2019

Experts call for review of quake limits on UK fracking  BBC News

Limits on seismic activity at fracking sites in the UK should be reviewed and increased, according to scientists involved in monitoring the activity. At present, if ...


Anti fracking campaigners plan Leeds city centre protest - Leeds Live
19 Feb 2019

Anti fracking campaigners plan Leeds city centre protest  Leeds Live

Campaign group Reclaim the Power says they want to 'let HSBC know that we won't stand for their support of fracking'


Cottam closure to take UK coal power plant count down to six - www.businessgreen.com
07 Feb 2019

Cottam closure to take UK coal power plant count down to six  www.businessgreen.com

The number of operational coal-fired power stations in the UK is set to fall further with the news today EDF Energy is to close its 2GW Cottam coal power plant in ...


Deeper opposition to fracking in UK - Upstream Online
14 Feb 2019

Deeper opposition to fracking in UK  Upstream Online

A government survey has revealed increasing opposition to shale development in the UK just as explorers are trying to get authorities to review and relax ...


UK rejects permission for Cuadrilla's fracking plans at second site - Hydrocarbons Technology
14 Feb 2019

UK rejects permission for Cuadrilla's fracking plans at second site  Hydrocarbons Technology

The UK government has refused to award planning permission to Cuadrilla to undertake fracking at a second site in Lancashire.


OGJ Newsletter - Oil & Gas Journal
18 Feb 2019

OGJ Newsletter  Oil & Gas Journal

US gross greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions totaling 6,472 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (tCO2e) in 2017 came in 21.1 million tCO2e, or 0.3% less, ...


Shale spend with Lancashire firms tops £13.5 million, while geoscientists call for Traffic Light Review ⋆ Business Lancashire - Business Lancashire
13 Feb 2019

Shale spend with Lancashire firms tops £13.5 million, while geoscientists call for Traffic Light Review ⋆ Business Lancashire  Business Lancashire

Since it relocated its headquarters to Lancashire and started work at its Preston New Road shale gas exploration site, Cuadrilla's local operations have resulted ...


UK Shale Flow Test Positive, But No Regulatory Relief in Sight - Journal of Petroleum Technology
08 Feb 2019

UK Shale Flow Test Positive, But No Regulatory Relief in Sight  Journal of Petroleum Technology

Partial flow testing of UK's first horizontal shale well has confirmed “a rich reservoir of recoverable high-quality natural gas,” operator Cuadrilla Resources said 6 ...


Fracking Wasn’t Supposed to Cause Quakes in U.K. But Then the Ground Shook. - The New York Times
21 Jan 2019

Fracking Wasn’t Supposed to Cause Quakes in U.K. But Then the Ground Shook.  The New York Times

LONDON — Last fall an energy company began a hydraulic fracturing operation in northwest England that it hoped would be a milestone in creating a new, ...


Britain's nuclear power puzzle: How do we stop the lights going out? - shropshirestar.com
22 Jan 2019

Britain's nuclear power puzzle: How do we stop the lights going out?  shropshirestar.com

When retired engineer Mike Smith turned off Ironbridge Power Station for the last time three years ago, it was more than simply the end of an era for a familiar ...


The frackers are back: but will there ever be a British shale gas boom? - The Guardian
06 Oct 2018

The frackers are back: but will there ever be a British shale gas boom?  The Guardian

Pending a legal challenge, Cuadrilla will start work on a well this week – and answer key questions about the industry's viability.


Devon Energy beats production estimates in fourth quarter - Reuters
19 Feb 2019

Devon Energy beats production estimates in fourth quarter  Reuters

Oil and gas producer Devon Energy Corp beat quarterly production estimates on Tuesday on the strength of its U.S. shale assets and forecast a strong year ...


Owl breeding fears at Misson Springs shale gas site - BBC News
03 Feb 2019

Owl breeding fears at Misson Springs shale gas site  BBC News

Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust fears its reserve could be placed under threat.


Commonwealth LNG finds European demand for gas from Louisiana terminal -CEO - Reuters
20 Feb 2019

Commonwealth LNG finds European demand for gas from Louisiana terminal -CEO  Reuters

TOKYO, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Commonwealth LNG has received commitments from European buyers to take almost half of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) from its ...


Fracking can and should be stopped - Crawley Observer
20 Feb 2019

Fracking can and should be stopped  Crawley Observer

During my four years on West Sussex County Council one issue which kept rearing its head was 'fracking', the controversial process through which companies ...


Tremors run through UK fracking industry - Petroleum Economist
24 Jan 2019

Tremors run through UK fracking industry  Petroleum Economist

The UK government's refusal to relax regulations on earth tremors suggests that these will continue to slow progress in the hydraulic fracturing of a British shale ...


Billionaire who backed Brexit 'will leave UK to avoid paying £4 billion in tax' - Metro.co.uk
17 Feb 2019

Billionaire who backed Brexit 'will leave UK to avoid paying £4 billion in tax'  Metro.co.uk

Britain's richest man is set to leave the UK in a bid to avoid paying up to £4 billion in tax, it has been reported. Sir Jim Ratcliffe, 66, is thought to have a net worth ...


UK fracking: Shale gas starts flowing, Cuadrilla says - BBC News
02 Nov 2018

UK fracking: Shale gas starts flowing, Cuadrilla says  BBC News

Shale gas has flowed for the first time at the UK's only fracking site currently in operation, energy firm Cuadrilla says. Operations began at the Lancashire site in ...


Australia's APA says looking for U.S. gas pipeline acquisition - Reuters
20 Feb 2019

Australia's APA says looking for U.S. gas pipeline acquisition  Reuters

Australia's biggest gas pipeline company, APA Group, has resumed its search for a U.S. acquisition, after putting the move on hold last year while it dealt with a ...


Natascha Engel appointed as Commissioner for Shale Gas - GOV.UK
05 Oct 2018

Natascha Engel appointed as Commissioner for Shale Gas  GOV.UK

The Commissioner for Shale Gas will be a direct communication link between local communities, the shale gas industry and regulators.


Oilfield Chemicals Market to Reach $29.45 Billion By 2026 | Reports And Data - GlobeNewswire
20 Feb 2019

Oilfield Chemicals Market to Reach $29.45 Billion By 2026 | Reports And Data  GlobeNewswire

High investments from multinational oil and gas majors such as Suncor Energy, Husky Energy, Shell, Imperial Oil, Cenovus, and ExxonMobil is expected to steer ...


Shale gas fracking to get going in the UK this weekend - The Telegraph
12 Oct 2018

Shale gas fracking to get going in the UK this weekend  The Telegraph

Shale gas fracking will go ahead in Britain for the first time since 2011 after a judge dismissed safety concerns. Cuadrilla, the fracking firm, defeated activists in ...


The UK shale revolution that never was - Financial Times
18 Nov 2018

The UK shale revolution that never was  Financial Times

Shareholders in Cuadrilla have been too tolerant over the past few years.


Fracking row continues as UK shale gas drilling recommences - Power Engineering International
15 Oct 2018

Fracking row continues as UK shale gas drilling recommences  Power Engineering International

Exploratory shale gas drilling will begin today in the UK for the first time in seven years.


Editorial: A Buyer's Market [NGW Magazine] - Natural Gas World
19 Feb 2019

Editorial: A Buyer's Market [NGW Magazine]  Natural Gas World

From the gas buyer's point of view, there has of late been a happy conjunction of circumstances conducive to LNG arriving in northwest Europe in relatively large ...


In first for UK, government clears Cuadrilla to frack shale gas site - Reuters UK
24 Jul 2018

In first for UK, government clears Cuadrilla to frack shale gas site  Reuters UK

LONDON (Reuters) - Shale gas developer Cuadrilla on Tuesday became the first operator in Britain to receive final consent from the government to frack an ...


UK needs 6,000 shale gas wells to fill 50% of imports, study says - The Guardian
25 Apr 2018

UK needs 6,000 shale gas wells to fill 50% of imports, study says  The Guardian

Friends of the Earth says countryside would be industrialised with a new well fracked daily until 2035.


Concho Resources misses profit estimates, shares fall - Reuters
19 Feb 2019

Concho Resources misses profit estimates, shares fall  Reuters

Concho Resources Inc reported quarterly profit that missed Wall Street estimates on Tuesday, sending shares of the shale firm lower in after-hours trading.


May met Ineos chair for off-roader talks as tax row loomed - Sky News
20 Feb 2019

May met Ineos chair for off-roader talks as tax row loomed  Sky News

Theresa May has held private talks with the Ineos founder Sir Jim Ratcliffe, Britain's richest man, about his blueprint for a new off-road vehicle amid growing ...


Government launches consultation on community involvement in shale gas proposals - GOV.UK
31 Oct 2018

Government launches consultation on community involvement in shale gas proposals  GOV.UK

Shale gas developers could be required to consult local communities, even before submitting a planning application, following the launch of the latest ...


Cuadrilla completes UK's first horizontal shale gas well - The Engineer
05 Apr 2018

Cuadrilla completes UK's first horizontal shale gas well  The Engineer

Cuadrilla has completed drilling Britain's first horizontal shale gas well at its exploration site at Preston New Road in Lancashire.


Plans to frack UK's first horizontal shale gas well submitted - BBC News
21 May 2018

Plans to frack UK's first horizontal shale gas well submitted  BBC News

Cuadrilla's application comes after the government proposed a relaxation of fracking planning laws.


Global Shale Gas Market 2018-2022: Analysis, Key Players, Production, Size, Scope, Consumption - Journal Worldwide
17 Feb 2019

Global Shale Gas Market 2018-2022: Analysis, Key Players, Production, Size, Scope, Consumption  Journal Worldwide

This press release contains detailed information on “Shale Gas market” which provides the all the answers related to the industrial growth. This report contains ...


IGas begins drilling shale well in effort to start UK fracking - Financial Times
27 Nov 2018

IGas begins drilling shale well in effort to start UK fracking  Financial Times

IGas, the UK's largest onshore oil and gas producer, has started drilling the country's third shale gas well in the north of England, as it seeks to follow Cuadrilla ...


Future of UK fracking in doubt as councils ban shale and price of gas falls - iNews
04 Jan 2019

Future of UK fracking in doubt as councils ban shale and price of gas falls  iNews

Greater Manchester authorities will write a “presumption” against drilling into their planning policies - creating an effective ban on fracking in the region and ...


Wireline Services Market Competitive Analysis to 2026: Schlumberger, FMC Technologies, FMC Corporation, Schlumberger, National Oilwell Varco and Halliburton - Press Release - Digital Journal
20 Feb 2019

Wireline Services Market Competitive Analysis to 2026: Schlumberger, FMC Technologies, FMC Corporation, Schlumberger, National Oilwell Varco and Halliburton - Press Release  Digital Journal

Wireline Services Market Outlook (2017-2026)- Global Industry Analysis, Demand, Application and Future Research. This press release was orginally distributed ...


Fracking body slams claim UK needs 6000 shale gas wells - New Civil Engineer
26 Apr 2018

Fracking body slams claim UK needs 6000 shale gas wells  New Civil Engineer

A leading fracking industry body has disputed claims that 6100 shale gas wells are needed to halve UK gas imports.


UK appoints Natascha Engel as independent Shale Gas Commissioner - Energy Live News - Energy Made Easy
06 Oct 2018

UK appoints Natascha Engel as independent Shale Gas Commissioner  Energy Live News - Energy Made Easy

The UK Government has appointed former MP Natascha Engel as the new independent Commissioner for Shale Gas. She will be a direct communication link ...


Fracking for shale gas begins in Lancashire amid protests - Sky News
15 Oct 2018

Fracking for shale gas begins in Lancashire amid protests  Sky News

Police closed off the site as around 50 people gathered to oppose the work, which has started after a High Court appeal failed.


Conservatives line up to criticise government's ‘downright bonkers’ fracking plans - The Independent
01 Nov 2018

Conservatives line up to criticise government's ‘downright bonkers’ fracking plans  The Independent

The government's plans to fast-track new fracking projects have been described as “ludicrous” and “downright bonkers”, by their own MPs. Politicians from all ...


UK government begins consultation on shale gas planning reforms - Reuters
19 Jul 2018

UK government begins consultation on shale gas planning reforms  Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - The British government said on Thursday it had launched a consultation on proposed reforms to planning regulations for shale gas ...


Does the UK really need fracked gas? - Power Technology
10 Jan 2019

Does the UK really need fracked gas?  Power Technology

Proponents of fracking in the UK argue the controversial gas extraction method can boost the UK's energy security and reduce its reliance on imports.


Energy minister had private meeting with fracking firms in May - The Guardian
26 Oct 2018

Energy minister had private meeting with fracking firms in May  The Guardian

Claire Perry failed to record meeting with Cuadrilla and others on transparency register.


UK announces extra measures to support shale gas development - Reuters
17 May 2018

UK announces extra measures to support shale gas development  Reuters

The British government announced measures on Thursday to speed up planning applications to support development of the country's shale gas industry.


U.K. Finally Goes Fracking But Benefits Won't Be Visible Anytime Soon - Forbes
16 Oct 2018

U.K. Finally Goes Fracking But Benefits Won't Be Visible Anytime Soon  Forbes

After arguments, hold ups and legal challenges for years, fracking has belatedly begun at landmark Lancashire site with no immediate benefits in sight.


Lancashire fracking halted after 1.5 magnitude tremor - BBC News
11 Dec 2018

Lancashire fracking halted after 1.5 magnitude tremor  BBC News

Fracking will be suspended for at least 18 hours after the largest earthquake recorded halts work.


Cuadrilla will seek to raise fracking tremor threshold in Lancashire - BBC News
29 Nov 2018

Cuadrilla will seek to raise fracking tremor threshold in Lancashire  BBC News

The company in charge of the UK's only active shale gas site said it would seek to raise the threshold of seismic activity at which fracking must stop. Cuadrilla ...


Believers keep faith with UK fracking - Financial Times
08 Apr 2018

Believers keep faith with UK fracking  Financial Times

Little progress has been made towards tapping potentially huge shale resources.


Fracking in Lancashire: 1.1 magnitude tremor halts work - BBC News
29 Oct 2018

Fracking in Lancashire: 1.1 magnitude tremor halts work  BBC News

Fracking at the UK's only active shale gas site has been halted for a third time by the largest tremor to be recorded there. The 1.1 magnitude tremor at the site in ...


First Shale Gas from UK PNR Site - Rigzone
05 Nov 2018

First Shale Gas from UK PNR Site  Rigzone

Cuadrilla begins to see natural gas flow to the surface from its shale exploration well at the UK Preston New Road site.


Without shale, the UK is set to rely on imports - Financial Times
20 Nov 2018

Without shale, the UK is set to rely on imports  Financial Times

Nick Butler (“ The UK shale revolution that never was”, FT.com, November 19) is right to say that we should not be sceptical of UK shale gas for environmental ...


Limit on fracking quakes will stop shale gas development, says Ineos - The Times
26 Dec 2018

Limit on fracking quakes will stop shale gas development, says Ineos  The Times

Shale gas is unlikely to be developed in Britain unless strict limits on earthquakes caused by fracking are relaxed, the company with the biggest exploration ...


Fracking earthquake laws could be relaxed to encourage more shale gas sites - The Telegraph
09 Oct 2018

Fracking earthquake laws could be relaxed to encourage more shale gas sites  The Telegraph

Fracking laws on earthquakes could be relaxed to encourage more drilling, the energy minister has suggested. Homeowners living near Britain's shale gas sites ...


Minister backing fracking drive has never visited shale site - The Guardian
18 Oct 2018

Minister backing fracking drive has never visited shale site  The Guardian

Energy minister Claire Perry, who has defended fracking, admits she has 'not yet had the opportunity' to visit any site.


UK fracking policy faces court challenges - The Guardian
16 Dec 2018

UK fracking policy faces court challenges  The Guardian

Friends of the Earth granted judicial review it hopes will help alter planning rules.


How Industry 4.0 is Reshaping Oil and Gas Recruitment - Rigzone
19 Feb 2019

How Industry 4.0 is Reshaping Oil and Gas Recruitment  Rigzone

Slowly but surely, the proliferation of IIoT, robotics, augmented and virtual reality are leading to a step change in hiring strategies.


Cuadrilla prepares to start commercial fracking - Financial Times
25 Sep 2018

Cuadrilla prepares to start commercial fracking  Financial Times

Company set to become first in UK to extract shale gas after years of protests.


Fracking: Councils oppose 'exploratory' drilling plans - BBC News
23 Nov 2018

Fracking: Councils oppose 'exploratory' drilling plans  BBC News

A proposal to allow "exploratory" shale gas drilling to go ahead without planning permission has been opposed by a number of councils. Concerns were voiced ...


UK shale gas explorer Cuadrilla to start fracking in UK within weeks - S&P Global Platts
19 Sep 2018

UK shale gas explorer Cuadrilla to start fracking in UK within weeks  S&P Global Platts

London — UK shale gas explorer Cuadrilla said Wednesday it was set to start fracking in Northwest England after receiving all necessary approvals from the ...


First shale gas sold with ‘responsible’ branding - Financial Times
08 Sep 2018

First shale gas sold with ‘responsible’ branding  Financial Times

Check for environmental impact meant to address consumer distrust of hydraulic fracturing.


Anti-fracking activists jailed for 'causing a public nuisance' during four-day protest - The Independent
26 Sep 2018

Anti-fracking activists jailed for 'causing a public nuisance' during four-day protest  The Independent

Three anti-fracking activists have been jailed for halting a convoy of lorries in a four-day protest outside a shale drilling site. Simon Roscoe Blevins, 26, Richard ...


Friday Papers: Britain faces weakest growth in a decade - Citywire Financial Publishers
08 Feb 2019

Friday Papers: Britain faces weakest growth in a decade  Citywire Financial Publishers

The Times: The Bank of England cut its growth forecast for this year from 1.7% to 1.2%, the worst since 2009, when the economy contracted by 4.2%; the BoE ...


Cuadrilla makes headway with UK shale project - Petroleum Economist
30 Jul 2018

Cuadrilla makes headway with UK shale project  Petroleum Economist

The UK government's decision, announced on 24 July, to allow hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in a shale gas well in England for the first time since 2011 ...


Cuadrilla completes second horizontal shale gas well in UK - Hydrocarbons Technology
18 Jul 2018

Cuadrilla completes second horizontal shale gas well in UK  Hydrocarbons Technology

Cuadrilla Resources has completed drilling a second horizontal shale gas well at its exploration licence in Lancashire, UK.


UK fracking to begin in earnest in 2018 after tough year for industry - The Guardian
25 Dec 2017

UK fracking to begin in earnest in 2018 after tough year for industry  The Guardian

Firms leading UK push for shale gas say 'we will see results next year' after 12 months of opposition, protests and a ban in Scotland.


Fylde shale gas firm looking forward to new year ahead - Blackpool Gazette
19 Dec 2018

Fylde shale gas firm looking forward to new year ahead  Blackpool Gazette

Shale gas exploration firm Cuadrilla has removed some equipment from its Fylde site in the run up to Christmas. The fracking firm said it would be bringing it ...


UK resumes fracking after seven-year hiatus - Petroleum Economist
23 Oct 2018

UK resumes fracking after seven-year hiatus  Petroleum Economist

After a seven-year pause, hydraulic fracturing for shale gas restarted in the UK in mid-October. But, even if test fracking by driller Cuadrilla in north-west England ...


What is fracking and why is it controversial? - Metro
14 Nov 2018

What is fracking and why is it controversial?  Metro

The controversial process of fracking began again in the UK last month after a seven-year pause. Within days, earthquakes started near the Cuadrilla fracking ...


Cuadrilla vows to continue fracking after earth tremor brings operation to a halt in Lancashire - The Independent
24 Oct 2018

Cuadrilla vows to continue fracking after earth tremor brings operation to a halt in Lancashire  The Independent

Fracking was brought to a halt on Tuesday after seismic activity was detected at a site in Lancashire. The temporary pause came just over a week after the ...


Ministers seek views on shale planning reforms - GOV.UK
19 Jul 2018

Ministers seek views on shale planning reforms  GOV.UK

A consultation on proposed planning reforms for exploratory shale gas development in England has been launched by the government today (19 July 2018).


Cuadrilla to start fracking in the UK within weeks - Energy Live News - Energy Made Easy
21 Sep 2018

Cuadrilla to start fracking in the UK within weeks  Energy Live News - Energy Made Easy

Cuadrilla has announced it will start fracking at its sites in Lancashire “in the next few weeks”. The announcement comes as the UK Government gave the ...


Government urged to ditch 'bonkers' fracking plan - BBC News
02 Nov 2018

Government urged to ditch 'bonkers' fracking plan  BBC News

Fracking is controversial, this much we know. But the government has ratcheted-up tensions with plans that could see shale gas projects fast-tracked in future.


Cuadrilla seeks consent to frack UK's first horizontal shale gas well - News for the Oil and Gas Sector - Energy Voice
22 May 2018

Cuadrilla seeks consent to frack UK's first horizontal shale gas well - News for the Oil and Gas Sector  Energy Voice

Cuadrilla has applied to the Government for consent to frack the UK's first horizontal shale gas well, the company said. The well was completed last month at the ...


Shale gas planning fails: Is the UK going cold on fracking? - www.businessgreen.com
30 Jan 2018

Shale gas planning fails: Is the UK going cold on fracking?  www.businessgreen.com

Amid recent planning rejections for gas testing in England and questions over fracking firms' financial stability, green campaigners believe the tide is turning in ...


Government spending foreign aid money to promote fracking in China - The Independent
18 Nov 2018

Government spending foreign aid money to promote fracking in China  The Independent

Taxpayers' money earmarked to support overseas development has been spent on supporting China's fracking industry, The Independent can reveal.


UK fracking rules on earthquakes could be relaxed, says minister - The Guardian
09 Oct 2018

UK fracking rules on earthquakes could be relaxed, says minister  The Guardian

Rules designed to halt fracking operations if they trigger minor earthquakes could be relaxed as the shale industry begins to expand, the UK energy minister, ...


Fracking could cause earthquakes across huge swathes of UK, warns former Downing Street adviser and seismologist - The Independent
22 May 2018

Fracking could cause earthquakes across huge swathes of UK, warns former Downing Street adviser and seismologist  The Independent

Fracking on up to half the land the government has approved for shale gas extraction could trigger earthquakes, according to a leading seismologist. Professor ...


UK fracking push could fuel global plastics crisis, say campaigners - The Guardian
22 Aug 2018

UK fracking push could fuel global plastics crisis, say campaigners  The Guardian

Government aim to end plastic pollution undermined by keen support for fracking, says Campaign to Protect Rural England.


Buried UK government report finds fracking increases air pollution - The Guardian
02 Aug 2018

Buried UK government report finds fracking increases air pollution  The Guardian

Report was with ministers in 2015 but only published three years later, days after a key fracking permit was awarded.


BP full-year profit beats expectations on strong oil and gas output - CNBC
05 Feb 2019

BP full-year profit beats expectations on strong oil and gas output  CNBC

BP reported stronger-than-anticipated full-year profits on Tuesday, citing a strong operating performance across all business segments. The British oil giant said ...


Lancashire fracking: Protest march at Little Plumpton - BBC News
20 Oct 2018

Lancashire fracking: Protest march at Little Plumpton  BBC News

About a thousand people have protested at a site for fracking - a process that extracts gas from shale rock.


Government plans to fast-track fracking come under attack as hundreds of thousands sign petition - The Independent
25 Oct 2018

Government plans to fast-track fracking come under attack as hundreds of thousands sign petition  The Independent

More than 300000 people have signed a petition opposing the government's proposal to accelerate new fracking developments. In May, it emerged that ...


Labour is divided over its proposed fracking ban – Cuadrilla chief - The Guardian
16 Sep 2018

Labour is divided over its proposed fracking ban – Cuadrilla chief  The Guardian

The shale gas explorer Cuadrilla has accused the Labour party of being divided on its proposed fracking ban and of unnecessarily politicising the search for ...


Fracking: how much shale gas does UK have? - Wired.co.uk
19 Aug 2017

Fracking: how much shale gas does UK have?  Wired.co.uk

To understand the potential for fracking in the UK you need to travel back 55 million years.


National Trust drops legal battle against gas surveys in beauty spot - The Guardian
17 Dec 2018

National Trust drops legal battle against gas surveys in beauty spot  The Guardian

But charity vows to 'fight tooth and nail' to protect Clumber Park in Nottinghamshire from fracking by Ineos. Press Association. Mon 17 Dec 2018 19.28 EST.


Energy minister accused of contradicting herself by using threat of Russia to justify fracking - The Independent
18 Oct 2018

Energy minister accused of contradicting herself by using threat of Russia to justify fracking  The Independent

Energy minister Claire Perry has been accused of making a “muddled” case for fracking in the UK, Ms Perry spoke out in support of the controversial fossil fuel ...


Fracking in UK following in the footsteps of Trump, says top climate scientist - The Independent
13 Oct 2018

Fracking in UK following in the footsteps of Trump, says top climate scientist  The Independent

A researcher known as the “father of climate science” has compared the UK's fracking programme to Donald Trump's environmental agenda. Ex-Nasa scientist ...


Landowners fear being liable for damage caused by fracking - Financial Times
29 Nov 2018

Landowners fear being liable for damage caused by fracking  Financial Times

On an edge of the Yorkshire Wolds in northern England, Kenelm Storey gazes out over the rolling hills of his family's Settrington estate. Its history weighs heavy ...


Government clarifies controversial Claire Perry fracking industry meeting - www.businessgreen.com
11 Dec 2018

Government clarifies controversial Claire Perry fracking industry meeting  www.businessgreen.com

The government has been forced into an apparent climbdown over a summer meeting between Claire Perry and fracking industry executives, after the Energy ...


Gas Begins Flowing From UK Shale Well - Journal of Petroleum Technology
06 Nov 2018

Gas Begins Flowing From UK Shale Well  Journal of Petroleum Technology

Cuadrilla Resources says that natural gas has reached the surface from its horizontal shale well at Preston New Road in Lancashire, UK. Operations restarted ...


Cuadrilla says UK fracking rules risk ‘strangling’ it - Financial Times
30 Oct 2018

Cuadrilla says UK fracking rules risk ‘strangling’ it  Financial Times

Company calls on government to relax operating regulations amid earth tremors.


UK government drops fracking question from public attitude tracker - The Guardian
16 Aug 2018

UK government drops fracking question from public attitude tracker  The Guardian

The government has stopped asking the British public whether they are for or against fracking for shale gas just weeks before the first fracking operation in seven ...


Fracking earthquake laws could be relaxed as government aims to encourage gas extraction - The Independent
10 Oct 2018

Fracking earthquake laws could be relaxed as government aims to encourage gas extraction  The Independent

The government is planning to weaken seismic activity standards at fracking sites in a bid to encourage drilling for natural gas, it has emerged, days after the ...


Gas Frackers Seek More Support From U.K. as Drilling Date Nears - Bloomberg
27 Sep 2018

Gas Frackers Seek More Support From U.K. as Drilling Date Nears  Bloomberg

Government is taking almost a year to sign off on each new well as Conservatives divide about the merits of the practice.


'More and more' Tories turning against fracking, says MP - The Guardian
01 Nov 2018

'More and more' Tories turning against fracking, says MP  The Guardian

Lee Rowley says many colleagues have concerns as opposition builds to loosening of planning rules.


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