A ban on fracking in England has been lifted as the Government pushes for an increase in domestic energy production in the face of soaring bills.
Japan’s Japex will sell its 10% stake in a Canadian shale gas project to Malaysia’s Petronas amid concerns over profitability and its carbon footprint.
Delfin Midstream is moving ahead with front-end engineering and design (FEED) work on its Delfin LNG scheme.
The Government's plan to establish the UK shale gas industry through the controversial process of fracking is taking longer than expected, a new report has said.
British oil major BP is drilling under a new name in Texas and Louisiana.
America’s shale boom could be about to spare the world’s oil tanker owners from a typical OPEC ravaging.
The UK Government has appointed a former MP to improve communication links between communities and the fracking industry.
Houston's Keane Group said it is spending $115 million to order three new fracking fleets to prepare for a busy 2018, especially in West Texas' booming Permian Basin.
Petrochemicals manufacturer Ineos has announced it will become to first supplier of US ethane from shale gas to China.
Operations director of INEOS Shale, Tom Pickering, says that he believes the move to ban fracking by the Scottish Government ‘is a sad day for evidence led decision-making’.
On Tuesday the US Environmental Protection Agency released a definitive study concluding that hydraulic fracturing can impact drinking water at each stage in the shale gas production process. Do we really want to see 16,000 or more shale gas wells drilled in the British countryside carrying the same and other risks, ask professors Peter Strachan and Alex Russell? They assess the case for fracking in the UK against six "stress tests" and conclude that it fails in each case. "Let's Fraxit now!"
Anti-fracking campaigners have cheered a crusading grandmother who escaped jail after failing to comply with a court order over a £55,000 legal bill.
A panel will meet for the first time this week as part of an investigation into the potential impacts of fracking in the Northern Territory of Australia.
Campaigners wearing the white rose of Yorkshire have demonstrated outside the High Court in London at the start of a legal challenge against one of the first planning applications to carry out fracking in England.
A £1 billion shale gas wealth fund should be spent on energy efficiency projects which will “stimulate growth, jobs and innovation”, a Labour MP has said.
Campaigners from a small village will today challenge one of the first planning applications to carry out fracking in England.
Councillors have approved plans for exploratory shale gas wells in north Nottinghamshire.
Scotland should embrace shale gas as an ideal transition fuel with manageable environmental risks, a US fracking expert has said.
Fracking could be worth £3.4bn to the Scottish economy and create up to 1,400 jobs, the energy minister has told Holyrood.
The growth in total US dry natural gas production will come from the increased development of shale gas and tight oil plays, according the the country's Energy Information Administration.
Total boss Patrick Pouyanne said plans to ban imports of US shale gas to France may be unworkable.
Petrochemical giant Ineos has “fired the starting gun” on its fracking programme by pressing ahead with plans to lodge test drilling applications by the end of the year.
The growth of unconventional gas is spreading across the world with major implications over many years for markets and prices according to a new study.
Opposition to fracking continues to outstrip support - particularly among those who know about the controversial process, a survey for the Government has revealed.
Labour has called for a moratorium on fracking in the UK after MPs approved proposals to allow the controversial process under national parks and other protected areas.