Fracking

Fracking guidance:

What is fracking? Shale gas extraction or hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is the process whereby water and chemicals are pumped into shale rock at high pressure to...

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The UK government has, historically, been supportive of fracking. However following a number of successive seismic events at the country's only active fracking site...

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How does the fracking process work? Shale gas extraction or hydraulic fracturing ('fracking') is the process whereby water and chemicals are pumped into shale rock at...

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What is fracking? Shale gas extraction or hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is the process whereby water and chemicals are pumped into shale rock at high pressure to...

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What is fracking? Shale gas extraction or hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is the process where water and chemicals are pumped into shale rock at high pressure to release...

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'Unconventional' petroleum is developed through anything other than conventional means (essentially vertical and horizontal drilling). This includes shale oil and shale...

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Regulatory body Historically, the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) (on behalf of the Secretary of State (SoS)) were primarily responsible for the regulation...

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