INEOS unveils plan for new fracking test site

The company said extracting shale gas could make the UK ‘self-sufficient’ in ten years

UK launches review of latest science on fracking

The government said it would be guided by science on shale gas but in light of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine it was ‘absolutely right that we explore all possible domestic energy sources’

UK’s shale gas wells will not be shut down in summer

Cuadrilla has been given extra time to “evaluate options” for its fracking wells

Is government closer to fracking return?

The Prime Minister has pledged to take back control of the UK’s energy

Fracking firm Cuadrilla urges government to halt sealing of wells after Russian invasion

The company has been working towards plugging and abandoning two shale gas wells in Lancashire but is calling on ministers to rethink the UK’s fracking plans amid rising energy prices and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Ban Ki-Moon tells UK ‘don’t start fracking’

He has also implored Putin to stop the war in Ukraine, calling for the world to respond to low oil and gas supply with greener energy sources

Tory MP urges government to reverse moratorium on fracking

Lord Frost said reversing the ban would trigger a “British energy renaissance”

UK’s only shale wells to shut down

An energy company was ordered to seal two shale wells in Lancashire

Yorkshire oil and gas firm taken over by green energy group

Ceasing all fracking in North Yorkshire, Third Energy said “we are proud to have transitioned from fossil fuels”

Ireland plans to ban fracked gas imports and stop LNG terminal developments

The country has already banned the use of fracking for the extraction of natural gas onshore and ended the issuing of new exploration licences for oil or natural gas offshore