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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.


UK shale gas momentum builds as IGas spuds exploration well - S&P Global Platts
27 Nov 2018

UK shale gas momentum builds as IGas spuds exploration well  S&P Global Platts

The UK shale gas industry is building momentum following years of inactivity with upstream junior IGas saying on Tuesday it had started drilling an exploration ...


Fracking equipment leaves Blackpool site - but it will be back - Lancashire Evening Post
18 Dec 2018

Fracking equipment leaves Blackpool site - but it will be back  Lancashire Evening Post

Shale gas exploration company Cuadrilla has demobilised some equipment from its Lancashire site before Christmas.


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 ...


National Trust drops legal battle against gas surveys in beauty spot - The Guardian
18 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.


Fracking firm pack up after failing to find shale gas near Retford - Lincolnshire Live
18 Dec 2018

Fracking firm pack up after failing to find shale gas near Retford  Lincolnshire Live

But it's set to move to a new site only ten miles away.


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.


Rhiannon Adam: Fracking in the UK #2 - British Journal of Photography
17 Dec 2018

Rhiannon Adam: Fracking in the UK #2  British Journal of Photography

Fracking is a deeply divisive social, political and environmental issue; in her ongoing project, The Rift: Chapter 1, PNR, photographer Rhiannon Adam sheds ...


National Trust drops legal opposition to seismic shale surveys at Clumber Park - shropshirestar.com
17 Dec 2018

National Trust drops legal opposition to seismic shale surveys at Clumber Park  shropshirestar.com

But the charity warns it will fight 'tooth and nail' to protect the Grade I registered landscape in Nottinghamshire from fracking.


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 ...


Fracking firm 'encouraged' by work so far on the Fylde - Blackpool Gazette
03 Dec 2018

Fracking firm 'encouraged' by work so far on the Fylde  Blackpool Gazette

More than 130 local business people and residents gathered at AFC Fylde to hear about the need for and benefits of a shale gas industry in the area, and ...


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 ...


Big show of shale support on the Fylde - Business Lancashire
30 Nov 2018

Big show of shale support on the Fylde  Business Lancashire

Over 130 local business people and residents gathered at AFC Fylde last night to hear about the need for and benefits of a shale gas industry in the area, and to ...


UK's IGas doesn't find targeted shale in Tinker Lane well - Kallanish Energy
19 Dec 2018

UK's IGas doesn't find targeted shale in Tinker Lane well  Kallanish Energy

UK's onshore oil and gas company, IGas Energy, said Tuesday its exploratory well in North Nottinghamshire, England, did not find the shale it was targeting, ...


UPDATE 2-U.S. shale oil output to top 8 mln bpd by year-end: EIA - Reuters
17 Dec 2018

UPDATE 2-U.S. shale oil output to top 8 mln bpd by year-end: EIA  Reuters

Oil production from seven major U.S. shale basins is expected to surpass 8 million barrels per day (bpd) by the end of the year, the U.S. Energy Information ...


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

Shale gas exploration could lead to legal action over environmental harm.


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 ...


Mistrust and earthquakes: why Lancashire communities are so shaken by fracking tremors - The Conversation - UK
14 Dec 2018

Mistrust and earthquakes: why Lancashire communities are so shaken by fracking tremors  The Conversation - UK

A researcher looking at the social impacts of shale gas developments, explains why there's much more to the Blackpool tremors than just ground movements.


Foreign Office aid budget 'promotes fracking' - The Ecologist
21 Nov 2018

Foreign Office aid budget 'promotes fracking'  The Ecologist

The UK Foreign Office spent funds from the Official Development Aid budget to promote shale gas drilling in China, as well as to support expansion of oil and ...


UK Shale Developers 'Must Engage Locally' - Natural Gas World
11 Dec 2018

UK Shale Developers 'Must Engage Locally'  Natural Gas World

A county council in a shale gas region has said it is 'vital' to involve local communities with any shale gas development.


PRESS: BP To Sell US Assets To Help Pay For BHP Shale Assets Deal - Morningstar
19 Dec 2018

PRESS: BP To Sell US Assets To Help Pay For BHP Shale Assets Deal  Morningstar

LONDON (Alliance News) - Oil major BP PLC is to sell some US onshore oil and gas assets for ...


Blackpool QUAKE: Fracking HALTED as mini quakes spark ‘RED event’ - tremors felt - Express
14 Dec 2018

Blackpool QUAKE: Fracking HALTED as mini quakes spark ‘RED event’ - tremors felt  Express

A company undertaking the controversial process of fracking in Blackpool has halted drilling for the next 18 hours after 'a series of micro seismic events' were ...


Government defends NPPF against Friends of the Earth's High Court challenge - PlanningResource
19 Dec 2018

Government defends NPPF against Friends of the Earth's High Court challenge  PlanningResource

There is no 'legislative, regulatory or administrative provision' requiring a strategic environmental assessment (SEA) to be carried out on the new National ...


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.


Shale gas, what a difference a year can make - Business Lancashire
07 Dec 2018

Shale gas, what a difference a year can make  Business Lancashire

Back in January, I said 2018 would prove to be a breakthrough year for shale gas in Lancashire and so it has proven. Cuadrilla has completed drilling the first ...


EARTHQUAKE strikes Blackpool – FRACKING suspended after 1.5 magnitude tremor hits resort - Express
12 Dec 2018

EARTHQUAKE strikes Blackpool – FRACKING suspended after 1.5 magnitude tremor hits resort  Express

FRACKING has been suspended in Blackpool after a series of earthquakes rocked the popular seaside town.


This is what Cuadrilla has said about the 18 day halt to fracking at its Preston New Road site - Lancashire Evening Post
23 Nov 2018

This is what Cuadrilla has said about the 18 day halt to fracking at its Preston New Road site  Lancashire Evening Post

Shale gas firm Cuadrilla has moved to deny rumours that there are problems with its fracking operation at Preston New Road. The move comes after Fylde MP ...


Fracking firm draws a blank at Tinker Lane site - Worksop Today
19 Dec 2018

Fracking firm draws a blank at Tinker Lane site  Worksop Today

Anti-fracking campaigners have reacted with cautious delight to a major setback for the energy company drilling a site at Tinker Lane, near Retford.


Foreign Office spending funds to promote fracking in China - Energy Live News - Energy Made Easy
19 Nov 2018

Foreign Office spending funds to promote fracking in China  Energy Live News - Energy Made Easy

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has spent taxpayers' money allotted for overseas development in supporting fracking in China. Analysis by ...


The Bristol councillors who have signed an anti-fracking letter - Bristol Post
23 Nov 2018

The Bristol councillors who have signed an anti-fracking letter  Bristol Post

The government has consulted on proposals which would allow fracking companies to undertake exploratory drilling without applying for local planning consent.


Sheffield politicians attack plans for ’absurd’ fracking planning ‘loophole’ - The Star
26 Nov 2018

Sheffield politicians attack plans for ’absurd’ fracking planning ‘loophole’  The Star

Sheffield politicians have spoken out against what they call an 'absurd' planning 'loophole' designed to smooth the path for fracking.


Tinker Lane fracking well proves to be a cul-de-sac - The Times
18 Dec 2018

Tinker Lane fracking well proves to be a cul-de-sac  The Times

Britain's hopes of developing a shale gas industry suffered a setback yesterday as the first well to be drilled in the East Midlands drew a blank.Igas said it was ...


Coal demand will remain steady through 2023, International Energy Agency says - Carbon Brief
18 Dec 2018

Coal demand will remain steady through 2023, International Energy Agency says  Carbon Brief

Global coal demand is expanding after two years of decline, says CNBC, reporting the latest forecasts from the International Energy Agency (IEA).


Cuadrilla pauses fracking in UK after tremor - Upstream Online
13 Dec 2018

Cuadrilla pauses fracking in UK after tremor  Upstream Online

The largest seismic event to date has hit the northern England site operated by Cuadrilla Resources, forcing the privately owned shale gas explorer to again ...


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 ...


UK formally bids to host COP26 Climate Summit in 2020 - www.businessgreen.com
13 Dec 2018

UK formally bids to host COP26 Climate Summit in 2020  www.businessgreen.com

UK Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry has today confirmed rumours the UK is bidding to host the 2020 UN Climate Summit. Speaking today at ...


On Purpose Technologies (Impact of Shale Gas) Market to receive overwhelming hike in Revenues by 2015 - 2025 - Industry Today
18 Dec 2018

On Purpose Technologies (Impact of Shale Gas) Market to receive overwhelming hike in Revenues by 2015 - 2025  Industry Today

Future Market Insights has announced the addition of the "On Purpose Technologies (Impact of Shale Gas) Market to receive overwhelming hike in Revenues by ...


The National Trust withdraws legal opposition to seismic surveys at Clumber Park but the fight continues - Worksop Today
18 Dec 2018

The National Trust withdraws legal opposition to seismic surveys at Clumber Park but the fight continues  Worksop Today

The National Trust has withdrawn legal opposition to seismic surveys being carried out at Clumber Park – but will continue the fight against fracking at the site.


High Court to hear latest legal challenge to fracking in Lancashire - shropshirestar.com
29 Nov 2018

High Court to hear latest legal challenge to fracking in Lancashire  shropshirestar.com

Friends Of The Earth is challenging the Environment Agency's decision to grant Cuadrilla a permit to frack at its Preston New Road site.


Campaigners criticise Government over process at controversial fracking site - shropshirestar.com
29 Nov 2018

Campaigners criticise Government over process at controversial fracking site  shropshirestar.com

Friends of the Earth says the Environment Agency failed to ensure best techniques were used at Cuadrilla's Preston New Road site in Lancashire.


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.


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 ...


VSA CAPITAL MARKET MOVERS - Egdon Resources - Proactive Investors UK
18 Dec 2018

VSA CAPITAL MARKET MOVERS - Egdon Resources  Proactive Investors UK

VSA Morning Flow Test, 18/12/18 Click here for PDF version Keep reading VSA research for free – Click here for our position on MIFID2 Egdon Resources ...


Oil Companies Lose $1 Trillion As Prices Crash | OilPrice.com - OilPrice.com
20 Nov 2018

Oil Companies Lose $1 Trillion As Prices Crash | OilPrice.com  OilPrice.com

Bearish sentiment has taken hold of oil markets, with oil and gas companies having lost $1 trillion since oil began its latest slide. (Click to enlarge). (Click to ...


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.


News Cuadrilla restores Grange Hill site Fracking firm Cuadrilla has restored its Grange Hill shale gas - Lancashire Business View
05 Dec 2018

News Cuadrilla restores Grange Hill site Fracking firm Cuadrilla has restored its Grange Hill shale gas  Lancashire Business View

Fracking firm Cuadrilla has restored its Grange Hill shale gas exploration site, near Singleton, to its pre-exploration use as agricultural land.


Indigenous Argentine group sues energy multinationals - Daily Mail
17 Dec 2018

Indigenous Argentine group sues energy multinationals  Daily Mail

A major group of indigenous people living in Argentine Patagonia are taking some of the world's biggest oil and gas multinationals to court for...


LETTER: Let's hope wise heads prevail on fracking - The Press, York
07 Dec 2018

LETTER: Let's hope wise heads prevail on fracking  The Press, York

ON Friday, November 23, BBC Look North (Yorkshire) carried a report warning that proposed changes to planning law could produce “test sites for fracking as a ...


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

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

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


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.


Effective ban on new coal mining plans in Wales - BBC News
05 Dec 2018

Effective ban on new coal mining plans in Wales  BBC News

An effective ban on new coal mines in Wales getting planning permission is to come into effect. The measure is part of the Welsh Government's new planning ...


Natascha Engel: Energy security and our climate are of crucial importance. They deserve a calm and rational debate - PoliticsHome.com
03 Dec 2018

Natascha Engel: Energy security and our climate are of crucial importance. They deserve a calm and rational debate  PoliticsHome.com

In her new role as shale gas commissioner, former Labour MP Natascha Engel is keen to establish the facts around fracking and encourage calm, rational ...


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.


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.


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 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.


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 ...


Company operating UK fracking site wants to increase tremor threshold - Hydrogen Fuel News
03 Dec 2018

Company operating UK fracking site wants to increase tremor threshold  Hydrogen Fuel News

After having to cease its shale gas drilling operations for the fourth time in less than two months since its UK fracking site operations began, Cuadrilla.


Shale gas fracking suspended in UK following an earthquake - MercoPress
27 Oct 2018

Shale gas fracking suspended in UK following an earthquake  MercoPress

Operations have been suspended at the UK's only active shale gas fracking site following an earthquake - just 11 days after it was given the go ahead. Energy ...


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 ...


Cuadrilla starts demobilizing equipment for season break - Kallanish Energy
19 Dec 2018

Cuadrilla starts demobilizing equipment for season break  Kallanish Energy

UK onshore explorer Cuadrilla said Tuesday it began demobilizing some equipment from its exploration site in northwest England ahead of Christmas, but ...


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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

Believers keep faith with UK fracking  Financial Times

There were “four thousand holes in Blackburn, Lancashire”, according to The Beatles song A Day in the Life. The lyric was inspired by a newspaper article John ...


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 ...


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.


Global Shale Gas Hydraulic Fracturing Market Investment Opportunity 2018 - Market Impact Insight and Forecast 2023 - Tech World Herald
19 Dec 2018

Global Shale Gas Hydraulic Fracturing Market Investment Opportunity 2018 - Market Impact Insight and Forecast 2023  Tech World Herald

New York, Dec 2018 (Marketdesk.org). A new report titled “Global Shale Gas Hydraulic Fracturing Market Investment Opportunity 2018 – Market Impact Insight ...


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 ...


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.


BHP announces special dividend after ditching US oil and gas assets - The Sydney Morning Herald
17 Dec 2018

BHP announces special dividend after ditching US oil and gas assets  The Sydney Morning Herald

Mining giant BHP will pay shareholders a special dividend of $1.42 a share next month after finalising the sale of its onshore oil and gas assets in the US.


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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.


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.


Europe's slow-burn energy collapse - The Ecologist
19 Dec 2018

Europe's slow-burn energy collapse  The Ecologist

The Brexit fiasco and French riots are accelerating symptoms of Europe's earth system crisis.


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 ...


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 ...


WW3: Russia’s Arctic military build-up prompts US to deploy ‘submarine-hunting’ aircraft - Express.co.uk
19 Dec 2018

WW3: Russia’s Arctic military build-up prompts US to deploy ‘submarine-hunting’ aircraft  Express.co.uk

THE US Navy is poised to begin deploying submarine-hunting P-8 Poseidon aircraft to a remote airstrip in the Aleutian island chain in a bid to keep watch over ...


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).


Warning! Royal Dutch Shell is a FTSE 100 dividend stock that could sink in 2019 - Motley Fool UK
28 Nov 2018

Warning! Royal Dutch Shell is a FTSE 100 dividend stock that could sink in 2019  Motley Fool UK

FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) dividend favourite Royal Dutch Shell plc (LON: RDSB) could be in danger of sinking even further in 2019, warns Royston Wild.


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

Following years of legal challenges, protests, arguments and counterarguments, fracking for shale gas has begun for the first time in the U.K. since 2011.


Bord Gáis Energy Index tracks fall in oil, gas and coal prices - The Irish Times
17 Dec 2018

Bord Gáis Energy Index tracks fall in oil, gas and coal prices  The Irish Times

Prices driven lower by increased production by countries that are not part of the Opec cartel.


UK study raises questions about shale gas sustainability - The Engineer
16 Jan 2018

UK study raises questions about shale gas sustainability  The Engineer

A new study from the University of Manchester has found shale gas to be one of the least sustainable forms of electricity generation currently available.


Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) - Worldwide Markets to 2023: A $20.25 Billion Opportunity - GlobeNewswire
18 Dec 2018

Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) - Worldwide Markets to 2023: A $20.25 Billion Opportunity  GlobeNewswire

Dublin, Dec. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Market - Segmented by Type (*Service* and Equipment), Technology ...


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.


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

Government urged to ditch 'bonkers' fracking plan  BBC News

Plans to speed up the planning process to boost fracking are not going down well with some Tory MPs.


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

Energy firm Cuadrilla started hydraulic fracturing at the site in Little Plumpton on Monday, with the work set to continue for three months. A High Court appeal to ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 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, ...


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.


Analysts Bearish on UK Shale Prospects - Rigzone
08 Oct 2018

Analysts Bearish on UK Shale Prospects  Rigzone

Analysts at Fitch Solutions Macro Research remain 'widely bearish' on the prospects of UK shale gas.


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 – the reality, the risks and what the future holds - The Guardian
26 Feb 2018

Fracking – the reality, the risks and what the future holds  The Guardian

Fracking has been hailed as an energy miracle in the US, yet globally it faces blocks and even bans. Adam Vaughan explains what it is and why it is so ...


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 ...


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