Research by scientists at Manchester University has found that shale gas is one of the least sustainable choices for generating electricity.
A new study, led by scientists from NASA, has shown that rising emissions from the oil and gas industry are mainly responsible for the increase in methane in the atmosphere. After remaining fairly stable around the year 2000, atmospheric methane levels began rising in 2006. This rise could […]
Researchers at Edinburgh University have warned that cost of waste treatment and a shortage of specialist facilities could limit the development of fracking in the UK.
BGS admits mistake over claim that Cheshire fracking research centre was chosen after public consultation
The British Geological Survey has apologised after stating in a press release that Ince Marshes in Cheshire had been chosen as the site of a geological research centre after a consultation with local residents.
Live updates from the second day of the public inquiry into plans by Egdon Resources to produce oil from its site at Wressle in Lincolnshire. Updates from Day 1 here
As Third Energy prepares to start fracking in North Yorkshire, new research warns against bringing new sources of gas into production if Europe is to meet its climate targets.
Researchers meeting in Birmingham this week are to discuss a major study which aims to update evidence on the impact of fracking.