Government keen to explore shale gas production further but admits meeting carbon budgets will be 'challenging'
Long-awaited CCC shale gas report says three 'tests' on methane leaks, gas consumption and emissions offsetting must be met if fracking is to be delivered in the UK
UK fracking approval is just a staging post in the shale gas journey, the destination remains unknown
Delays, flawed regulations, and PR fiascos have left the shale gas industry facing an uncertain future, despite yesterday's planning victory
Council approves shale gas tests in village of Kirby Misperton despite receiving 4,375 objections to the plans
Council report says it is satisfied with the proposed measures for safeguarding the environment
Emma and Sophie Thompson to star in pastiche of Great British Bake Off at contested potential fracking site near Preston
As the REA's latest report shows, the UK has the potential to rapidly expand its green gas sector – but only if ministers seize the opportunity
Leading geologist warns loophole in government's legal definition of fracking could enable companies to bypass safety precautions
Onshore oil and gas developer says Environment Agency permits represent "important step" for project, but will they prove a precursor to more fracking protests?
Report find investors are pouring $8.9bn into US shale sector, but warns fragile state of the industry means some of this investment could be at risk
BusinessGreen takes a look at the need-to-know conclusions from BP's latest annual market forecast
Climate campaigners erect 10-metre replica of fracking rig outside Houses of Parliament on first day of Cuadrilla appeal into Lancashire planning application refusal
Ministerial proposals to re-classify shale gas wells as 'nationally significant infrastructure' would remove planning responsibility from local councils
Phasing-out of coal and nuclear reactors without alternatives will combine to create a supply crunch in a decade’s time, report predicts
More than 90 new licenses for onshore oil and gas exploration released today as ministers seek to inject fresh optimism into UK fracking industry
BREAKING Controversial proposals on fracking have been approved but campaigners say drinking water could be at risk
Industry-backed group says exploratory drilling essential for mapping size of potential industry, but insists large-scale drilling should only go ahead under stricter regulatory regime
BBC reports Lancashire County Council has been informed ministers will make final decision on controversial Cuadrilla fracking plans
Fracking in Sites of Special Scientific Interest and other protected areas will be banned in latest shale gas policy reversal, but green campaigners warn more stringent regulation still needed
UPDATED Averil Macdonald says women are less likely to be pursuaded by the facts around shale gas exploration than men
Averil Macdonald's suggestion women oppose fracking because they don't understand it only harms the shale gas industry she is trying to champion
Energy Minister accuses anti-fracking campaigners of thinking there is 'a bottomless pit of bill-payers' money to fund renewable energy generation'
The Task Force on Shale Gas' latest recommendations don't go far enough, but if the government wants to be seen as serious about decarbonisation it must embrace them
Shale gas industry task force challenges government to prove it is serious about using fracking to cut emissions
Industry-backed group concludes development of UK shale gas reserves is compatible with climate targets, but only if it acts as 'bridge to a low carbon future'