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Cuadrilla claims a national first

Fracking company Cuadrilla is claiming a national first by successfully drilling a horizontal shale gas well in Lancashire. The private business has drilled down almost...

Oil firm seeks sweeping injunction against protesters

UK Oil and Gas (UKOG) has applied for a broad injunction to prevent campaigners from mounting protests that it says would unlawfully interfere with...
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UKIP: SNP Energy Appointment Like Putting Ludd In Charge Of Industrial Revolution

What is described as the UK's 'fracking revolution' could be blown off course — after the SNP was awarded control of the key House of...
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Greenpeace Fracking Advert ‘Misleading’, Says ASA

Environmental pressure group Greenpeace has had its knuckles wrapped by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), after it published an advertisement, which claimed experts agreed...
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EU Green Energy Model ‘A Fast Track To Collapse’

David McNarry MLA, Northern Ireland Leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) has said EU driven green and renewable energy policies are hampering economic...

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Onshore wind farm investment at risk under government policy, says RenewableUK...

A trade association for renewable energy firms has warned that investment in onshore wind could slide unless the government changes policy, despite a record...