Government releases heavily redacted ‘secret report’ on fracking

A total of 37 out of the 48 pages in the report are fully censored and others contain significant redactions

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

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

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

Cuadrilla resumes fracking at Preston New Road site in Lancashire

Operations had to be halted on a number of occasions due to minor tremors

Fracking with CCUS compatible with net zero goal, says government

BEIS has set out its position on shale gas exploration as Cuadrilla starts work on its second well at the Preston New Road site in Lancashire

Fracking firm Cuadrilla seeks extension for shale gas drilling

Fracking started at the Preston New Road site last October but operations were halted on numerous occasions due to minor tremors