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

Horizontal drilling, hydraulic fracturing, and other drilling and well stimulation technologies are now used widely in the United States and increasingly in other countries. They enable increases in oil and gas production, but there has been inadequate attention to human health impacts.

The “Indian Petroleum & Natural Gas Statistics” presents comprehensive statistics on various aspects of Indian Petroleum & Natural Gas Industries. The data on international developments in respect of the important segment of Petroleum and Natural Gas Industries have also been presented in the publication. The Statistics presented in the current publication cover the exploration, production, refining, marketing activities etc. of Oil sector.

A study that blamed natural gas drilling for water pollution in two states has spurred calls for stricter regulations to keep wells from leaking methane into aquifers.

Guardian poll suggests public unmoved by assurances that planning guidance has been tightened for shale drilling

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Scientific understanding of the effects of hydraulic fracturing and other methods of extracting natural gas from shale rock has not kept pace with the rapid expansion of the industry in North Ameri

Poland is seeing less exploratory drilling for shale gas than expected, environment minister Maciej Grabowski told Reuters, dealing a setback to the country's efforts to find a cheap alternative to

The European commission has begun legal proceedings against Poland for amending its national laws to allow shale drills at depths of up to 5,000 metres without first having assessed the potential e

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