Proportion of UK public opposed to fracking hits all-time high

That’s according to the latest BEIS Public Attitudes Tracker, which is now on its 31st wave of finding out what the UK public think about a variety of energy issues

Government says frack off to shale gas fracturing in UK

It has announced fracking will not be allowed to proceed in the UK unless evidence is provided that shale gas extraction can be carried out safely

Is Boris Johnson planning a ban on fracking?

The prime minister cited concerns about earth tremors which have been caused as a result of fracking in the past

Is fracking slacking?

A new report by the National Audit Office suggests progress in establishing a shale gas industry in England has been slower than the government planned

Scottish Government bans fracking

Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse confirmed the government will not issue any licences for unconventional oil and gas projects

Lancashire fracking: Cuadrilla pledges to repair ‘any damage’ to homes caused by tremor

A 2.9 magnitude tremor – the largest yet – was recorded at 8.30am on 26th August, following which operations were suspended at its Preston New Road site

Largest tremor hits Cuadrilla fracking site

A 2.9 magnitude tremor was recorded at 8.30am on Monday, followed by another small tremor at 10.20pm

Cuadrilla halts fracking in Lancashire after tremor

It is the largest tremor recorded at the Preston New Road site so far

Fracking: UK shale gas reserves ‘significantly lower than previous estimates’

The new research suggests only under 10 years worth of gas supply is available at the current rate of consumption instead of 50 years

Fracking shale gas ‘causing atmospheric methane levels to spike’

Researchers at Cornell University believe rising levels of the potent greenhouse gas are linked to emissions from the shale oil and natural gas industry