Oil drill

Oil discovered in West Sussex 'could produce billions of barrels'

One-Minute Read
Thu 9 Apr, AT 11:38

Most experts warn that fracking would be needed to extract commercial quantities of oil from the region

A fracking site in Manchester

Fracking must be banned to meet carbon targets, MPs say

One-Minute Read
Mon 26 Jan, AT 09:15

Meanwhile George Osborne is condemned for urging ministers to fast-track fracking in leaked letter

Allow fracking in national parks, says EA chief

One-Minute Read
Sat 28 Jun, AT 07:31

Chris Smith says anti-fracking campaigners’ environmental fears are ‘definitely exaggerated’

Fracking's long-term effects unknown, say researchers

One-Minute Read
Tue 25 Mar, AT 13:30

Experts say more information is needed to assess the safety of fracking in the UK

Shale gas drilling site, UK

Fracking: Ineos to invest £640m in UK shale gas exploration

One-Minute Read
Thu 20 Nov, AT 08:48

Move seen as a 'significant vote of confidence' in new sector but likely to anger anti-fracking activists

Green MP Lucas arrested as anti-fracking protests intensify

One-Minute Read
Mon 19 Aug, AT 15:05

Activists force way into Cuadrilla’s HQ and glue themselves to railings outside London PR firm

Fracking fears as CoE claims mineral rights under its land

Talking Point
Fri 16 Aug, AT 09:50

Church seeks rights just days after clergy condemn fracking as risk to 'God's creation'

Fracking: Tories and Lib Dems risk alienating core voters

Talking Point
Tue 30 Jul, AT 09:41

More arrests in West Sussex village throw spotlight on contentious issue of shale gas exploration

Anger as Osborne unveils tax breaks for fracking industry

First Reaction
Fri 19 Jul, AT 09:08

Deals are designed to kick start the hunt for shale gas, but environmentalists are furious