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UK Shale: Full Steam Ahead For Fracking?

Fracking In California Under Spotlight As Some Local Municipalities Issue Bans

On 6 October 2016, the UK’s Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Sajid Javid, overruled local councillors on appeal and approved Cuadrilla’s plans to explore for shale gas in Lancashire.

fracking lancashire

Cuadrilla is looking for approval to frack the first horizontal well into shale rock in Britain – in Lancashire, to be precise – and it’s holding up Pennsylvania as an example of how it can be done without damaging a bucolic countryside. “Pennsylvania has the Marcellus Shale, which is one of the largest shale plays in the… Keep reading →

Blackpool's Shale Gas Drilling Begins

By Holly Ellyatt The shale gas revolution is only just beginning, but according to one leading analyst the U.K. and Europe have failed to capitalize on the maverick within the global energy market and are being left out in the cold. “I don’t think the U.K. is anywhere near catching up with the U.S.,” David… Keep reading →

Fracking Protests Continue In Sussex

The Atlantic has published a six-video series in an attempt to shed light on how the US produces and uses energy. The written overview pieces are sort of light on the more technical aspects of production and consumption, but one of them links to a really nice infographic over at Grist, which was put together by the… Keep reading →