Lancashire veto fracking application

Cuadrilla are reeling from the rejection of their fracking application as Lancashire county council put an end to their shale gas exploration plans. Safe to say that the locals were delighted with the news as more than half of the councillors vetoed the application due to it’s potential impact on the landscape and noise pollution. […]

UK fracking hits more roadblocks

So the USA has overtaken Russia as the world’s largest producer of oil and gas. US shale production has increased sevenfold in the last few years despite lower global demand this year. “We are truly witnessing a changing of the guard of global energy suppliers. The implications of the shale revolution are profound,” said Spencer […]