The fracking revolution

Hydraulic fracturing - 'fracking' - is the energy story of the 21st century. This new technology means previously unrecoverable reserves of oil and gas can now be extracted. It has transformed the energy markets in the US, and led to huge new opportunities for investors. Below, we explain what fracking is, and explore the best ways to play this exciting story.
 
 
 


The lowdown on fracking

Investors could make big money from fracking - but it’s not a sure thing. There are risks. Ed Bowsher explains what fracking is, and looks at the pros and cons from an investment perspective.

Fracking FAQ: what is fracking, and why is it in the news?

Fracking is a subject that’s constantly in the news. But what exactly does it entail, and what are the arguments for and against?

The fracking process explained in 30 seconds

The lowdown on fracking

Investors could make big money from fracking – but it’s not a sure thing. There are risks. Ed Bowsher explains what fracking is, and looks at the pros and cons from an investment perspective.

Shale oil and gas: the greatest growth story of the coming decade

Fracking is shaping up to be a major investment story for years to come. Here, David C Stevenson reveals the best funds to profit.

Fracking FAQ: what is fracking, and why is it in the news?

Fracking is a subject that’s constantly in the news. But what exactly does it entail, and what are the arguments for and against?

The British fracking revolution is coming – you can’t afford to ignore this

Fracking is the biggest story in the energy industry. And it’s going to be huge in the UK. Ed Bowsher looks at what you need to know.

Dig up big profits in Britain’s shale gas revolution

Britain has some of the largest shale gas reserves in the West. Backing the firms set to tap them could prove lucrative. Matthew Partridge tips the best shares to profit.

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.

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