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 US shale gas revolution has already driven some big changes in the economy. Now it promises to transform America’s transport industry. John Stepek explains how to profit.
The government has not helped its cause in failing to sell the controversial process of ‘fracking’ to the public. Matthew Partridge reports.
There’s only one way the government can sell fracking to the public, says Matthew Lynn – give landowners mineral rights.
Will fracking mean cheaper gas in Britain or will it just blight the countryside and poison the water supply? Emily Hohler reports.
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.
New estimates of the amount of shale gas in northwest England have raised hopes that Britain could be sitting on an energy gold mine.
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.
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.
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.
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.