Cuadrilla refused permission for second fracking site

The government rejected the appeal because of concerns over lorry movements to the site

Fracking: Government accused of using ‘slippery backdoor manoeuvres’ to end industry

INEOS Chairman Jim Ratcliffe is calling for the seismic threshold for shale gas extraction in the UK to be increased

First shale gas produced at Cuadrilla’s Lancashire site

The company described the news as ‘significant and indicative of the potential of the shale’

Should developers involve local communities in shale gas proposals?

The government has launched a consultation which is open until 7th January 2019

Cuadrilla resumes fracking after minor tremor halted operations

It came just over a week after the company started the process at its site in Lancashire

Two anti-fracking protesters arrested at Lancashire site

Activists have been protesting since 4.30am this morning to stop the controversial work at Preston New Road

Cuadrilla to start UK fracking after final legal bid fails

The High Court in London dismissed a last-minute request for an interim injunction by an environmental campaigner

UK appoints Natascha Engel as independent Shale Gas Commissioner

The former MP will be a direct communication link between the shale gas industry, local communities and regulators

Cuadrilla says Lancashire fracking to start next week

It expects natural gas flow results in the first quarter of 2019

Fracking powers transferred to Welsh Government

It will now be responsible for granting licences for onshore extraction in the country