Protesters claim that fracking for gas and oil is not worth the risks. Producers argue the rules are too restrictive. Who’s right? And does the industry have a future? Simon Wilson reports.
The oil price has had a good run lately. But with the industry undergoing fundamental changes, we won’t see $100 a barrel any time soon, says John Stepek.
The nascent UK fracking industry has suffered a major setback following Cuadrilla’s failed bid to drill four exploratory wells.
Applying shale techniques to mature conventional oil fields could tap another 140 billion barrels worldwide.
Miner turned businessman, David Lenigas has people worried in England’s southeast over his plans to drill for oil.
Investment guru Jeremy Grantham believes US fracking is a red herring, and oil prices are set to rise.
A rising oil price changes everything as far as investors are concerned. John Stepek and Matthew Partridge tip the best shares to profit.
Britain is dependent on gas to meet its energy needs. Can we really afford not to frack?
Households have started to see a cut in their energy bills after utility companies pass on lower gas prices.
Energy entrepreneur Algy Cluff is urging George Osborne to make much more drastic tax cuts for North Sea oil and gas companies, including a ten-year tax holiday for new discoveries.
Gas prices could be set to fall heavily as supply exceeds expectations.