Going into bat against Third Energy

Friends of the Earth and its supporters claim to have found evidence that a rare species of bat could be affected by Third Energy's fracking plans

 

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How fracking opponents weaponise social media

Fracking opponents are increasingly using social media to attack shale gas supporters

 

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Fracking at Elswick

Was the gas well at Elswick fracked? You bet it was!

 

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What is fracking?

Fracking is slang for hydraulic fracturing, the commonly used process of pumping fluid underground to release trapped oil or gas.

 

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Thank frack for that

What has shale ever done for us? Well, quite a lot already actually, including reducing our cost of living.

 

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The 7 stages in the lifecycle of a fracking pad

There are a number of distinct stages in the development of a shale gas exploration site, many of which most people probably won't even know about. We thought it might be useful to have a quick look at them.

 

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The four types of anti-fracking opponent

After several years of watching the shale gas debate evolve in the UK, we've identified four main types of person opposed to fracking. Here's how to spot them.

 

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Water use per fracking stage is minor

Water, water, everywhere and still a lot to drink

 

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Foxwood Chase house sale disproves fracking house price impacts

A house on Foxwood Chase, practically opposite the Cuadrilla site on Preston New Road in Lancashire, was sold in July 2016 for a profit.

 

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8 fracking practices that are banned in the UK

A quick look at all the US fracking practices and processes that are already banned in the UK

 

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