Tag Archives: fracking

UK fracking potential is possibly lower than current estimates, new study suggests

New research from the University of Nottingham’s Faculty of Engineering and the British Geological Survey (BGS) has determined the capacity of UK...

A secret Government report into fracking could “call into question the industry’s viability” – says Greenpeace

The British government has refused to release an internal report on the prospects of shale gas for fear that it...

The Government does NOT expect a fracking boom – according to secret report

The British government does not expect a fracking boom on the scale predicted by the shale gas industry, according to...

Scotland bans fracking

Scotland has banned fracking with immediate effect, on environmental, economic, and health grounds. Energy minister Paul Wheelhouse MSP made the announcement...

Fracking is a “very sensible choice” due to the UK’s dependence on gas

The UK’s dependency on gas to heat its homes makes properly regulated fracking one of the most logical choices for...

The industry needs to prove that fracking can work “safely and commercially”

Chief Executive of the Energy and Utilities Alliance, EUA, Mike Foster, says the “industry has a chance to put words into...

Fracking WILL go ahead in Lancashire after landmark Government announcement

Sajid Javid – the Secretary of State for Communities & Local Government – has overruled Lancashire Council’s decision to reject fracking...

Fracking approved by North Yorkshire County Council

North Yorkshire County Council’s planning committee has given the go-ahead for Third Energy to undertake the controversial process of fracking in...

Greenpeace installs life-like fracking rig at Parliament Square

Greenpeace has installed a life-like ten-metre fracking rig and drill at Parliament Square to ‘bring the local impacts of fracking...

Greenpeace investigation finds some fracking companies are linked to tax havens

40% of licenses to frack in the UK are held by fracking companies which are wholly or partly owned in...