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Latest DECC attitude tracker reveals…

The latest DECC public attitude tracker reveals…

Election manifesto pledges on fracking

The five major political parties in England have now all published their election manifesto pledges for the upcoming general election…

Shale gas cancer claims – not all they’re fracked up to be

It’s often claimed that shale gas extraction by hydraulic fracturing or fracking is linked to increases in cancer rates, with…

How political campaigning is shaping-up in the heart of British shale: Lancashire

The Fylde Coast in Lancashire. ¬†Home to agriculture and tourism – both largely seasonal occupations – and potentially shale gas…

Offshore focus in Budget 2015

Yesterday, the Chancellor delivered his last Budget of the current Parliament and it’s clear we were right to predict that…

Budget 2015 and shale gas supply chain SMEs

On Wednesday 18th March 2015, George Osborne will deliver his last Budget statement as Chancellor of the Exchequer in this…

The Infrastructure Act 2015 and some of what it means

The Infrastructure Bill was one of the largest and most complex pieces of legislation ever to progress through the British…

Fracking in National Parks

On 26 January, MPs voted down a proposal to ban fracking in the UK after the Government conceded to Labour…

What will shale gas displace in the UK energy mix?

Whenever shale gas is discussed, the question inevitably arises about what it is most likely to displace in the current…

Fracking victory in moratorium defeat

A vote in the House of Commons today (26th January 2015) saw a proposal to introduce a fracking moratorium overwhelmingly…