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Fracking a stage nearer at Yorkshire site

The start of a controversial fracking operation in North Yorkshire has taken a step closer after a council signed off the last planning permissions for the project, prompting renewed activity from campaigners camped near the site.

Oil & Gas

Fracking: Your questions answered

What is fracking? More properly known as hydraulic fracturing, fracking is a process in which liquid is pumped deep underground at high pressure to fracture shale rock and release gas or oil trapped within it.

Europe

Councillors decide whether green light fracking scheme

More protests are expected in Northallerton as a decision is made on an application by UK firm Third Energy to frack for shale gas at its existing drilling site near the village of Kirby Misperton, between Malton and Pickering, North Yorkshire.