Fracking could release dangerous compounds into the air increasing the risk of breathing problems and developing cancer, a study has claimed.

The government of Belize is considering new regulations that would allow offshore drilling in 99% of its territorial waters, a move which environmental groups say would threaten the second-largest

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers say that levels of radon in Pennsylvania homes - where 42 percent of readings surpass what the U.S.

The U.S. energy portfolio changes over time. Scientific and technologic advances related to hydraulic fracturing have dramatically increased the supply of U.S.

President Barack Obama has seemingly spent a lot of his second term trying to cement his reputation as one of the United States’s most environmentally conscious leaders.

BERLIN—Germany’s cabinet approved draft legislation on Wednesday effectively banning shale gas fracking for at least five years despite growing concern along business and western allies that the co

The indigenous U’wa people living in north-east Colombia have won what observers call an “historic” and “decisive” victory after state oil and gas company Ecopetrol dismantled a gas drilling site i

The Obama administration issued its first major fracking rules Friday with standards for wells on US federal and Indian lands, requiring disclosure of chemicals and covered storage of waste.

Germany's oil and gas industry urged the government on Monday to ensure that new gas fracking rules will support future domestic production and technological development.

Growing offshore and gas exploration as well as increasing maritime traffic at Namibia's ports prompted the Ministry of Works and Transport last Friday to launch coastal sensitivity maps for oil sp