Natural gas

Fracking: more diplomacy is needed

The government has not helped its cause in failing to sell the controversial process of ‘fracking’ to the public. Matthew Partridge reports.

How to solve Britain's fracking problem

There’s only one way the government can sell fracking to the public, says Matthew Lynn – give landowners mineral rights.

Is fracking the answer to our energy crisis?

Will fracking mean cheaper gas in Britain or will it just blight the countryside and poison the water supply? Emily Hohler reports.

The shale gas revolution: the winners to buy and the losers to avoid

Shale gas extraction is a game-changer. But along with the winners, there will be losers. Matthew Partridge looks at what to buy and what to avoid.

Britain’s coming shale gas boom

New estimates of the amount of shale gas in northwest England have raised hopes that Britain could be sitting on an energy gold mine.

The British shale gas revolution – will it boom or fizzle?

Britain could be sitting on much bigger reserves of natural gas than anyone expected. So are our energy problems over? John Stepek looks at whether we can replicate America’s shale gas bonanza, or whether it’s all just a mirage.

Britain’s shale gas revolution

The government has lifted its moratorium on ‘fracking’ – but will this, as in America, lead to big changes in our energy markets? Simon Wilson reports.

The shale gas revolution

New technology has opened up vast natural gas reserves. It’s a game changer – and an opportunity for investors, say James McKeigue and David Stevenson. Here they tip three energy stocks to buy now.

Good news – the price of oil could be set to fall for a long time

The idea that the price of oil could do anything but rise has seemed unthinkable in recent years. But don’t be fooled – oil prices could fall sharply. John Stepek explains why, and what it means for you.

Four bets on the global energy sector

The oil and gas sector has been a tricky place for investors recently. So what’s the best way to play it? Matthew Partridge talks to Artemis Global Energy about four promising stocks.

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