The Scottish government has announced a moratorium on all planning consents for unconventional oil and gas extraction, including fracking.

In a surprise turn of events, state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has agreed to its partner, Cairn India, retaining the prolific Rajasthan oil block beyond the contractual deadline o

Campaigners in Scotland believe a series of imminent decisions could force the SNP government to come off the fence on fracking.

Fracking companies will be legally bound to reveal the chemicals used to blast gas out of every well they drill and to better monitor for groundwater pollution, under concessions made by the govern

Scientists have discovered high levels of two potentially hazardous contaminants, ammonium and iodide, in wastewater being discharged or spilled into streams and rivers from oil and gas operations.

A coalition of advocacy groups sued the U.S.

A series of earthquakes that hit Ohio last year were caused by fracking, experts have claimed.

Reliance Industries will relinquish its Krishna Godavari basin gas discovery block, KG-D3, mainly because of operational restrictions placed by the defence ministry.

A light earthquake shook the Dallas-Ft.

Germany said on Monday it has no plans to lift a ban on fracking, following a report in news magazine Der Spiegel that it was considering lowering the hurdles for shale gas extraction to allow test