Was it climate fears, widespread opposition, earthquakes or incompetent PR which eventually sounded the death knell for shale gas?
Shale gas operations remain paused at Lancashire site after largest seismic tremor to date was recorded last week
As fracking resumes in Lancashire, mixed messages emerge from government as it tones down the pro-shale gas rhetoric but hints at a review of crucial tremor rules
November letter from Energy and Clean Growth Minister to Cuadrilla boss reasserts that existing traffic light system is 'fit for purpose'
After independent financial resilience assessment, Cuadrilla granted fracking permit by energy and clean growth minister Claire Perry
Amid recent planning rejections for gas testing in England and questions over fracking firms' financial stability, green campaigners believe the tide is turning in their favour
County council grants temporary permission to fracking firm Cuadrilla for shale gas exploration in Balcombe, despite thousands of objections from local residents