Fracking to begin in earnest in 2018 after tough year for industry

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Firms leading UK push for shale gas say 'we will see results next year' after 12 months of opposition, protests and a ban in Scotland

British shale gas companies have said domestic fracking will finally begin in earnest in 2018, after another year passed without serious progress amid strong opposition. Industry figures said next year...

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