Shale gas fracking

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Riverstone has sold its 45 per cent stake in Cuadrilla to mining firm AJ Lucas, meaning that the Australian company now owns 93 per cent of the UK's only fracking firm.

Riverstone has sold its 45 per cent stake in Cuadrilla to mining firm AJ Lucas, meaning that the Australian company

February 6, 2020
Cracks are beginning to appear in the fracking model

At KD’s Bar-B-Q in Midland, Texas, one can see first hand that the energy boom is still alive and well.

November 26, 2019
No end in sight for US shale boom

The US shale boom is set to continue, according to the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) World Energy Outlook 2019, with

November 13, 2019
Fracking firms see shares crash after government calls halt

Shares in the UK’s fracking companies plummeted this morning, after the government announced a moratorium on the controversial extractive technique

November 4, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn has labelled the halt to fracking as “an election stunt” by the government. The suspension came following scientific

November 2, 2019
Government bans fracking "with immediate effect"

The government announced it has ended its support for fracking in the UK, following the publication of new scientific analysis.

November 2, 2019

Fracking is unlikely to restart at Cuadrilla’s controversial site in Lancashire this year, the company admitted today over a month

September 30, 2019

An influential parliamentary committee has decided to turn away from Brexit over the coming weeks to focus its spotlight on

September 29, 2019

The owners of Britain’s only active fracking company are reportedly looking to exit the business after a series of setbacks

September 6, 2019

Britain’s only active fracking company has apologised to residents near its site after a 2.9 magnitude earthquake rocked houses last

September 1, 2019

Ministers faced renewed calls to ban fracking today as a record-breaking earthquake shook homes in Blackpool just weeks after the

August 26, 2019

The UK’s only active fracking site has seen its third record-breaking earthquake in under a week this morning, smashing through

August 26, 2019

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