Oil may hit $50 per barrel next year

Over-supply is the major factor for bearish condition of crude oil prices and is expected to persist next year.

Greenpeace blocks Chevron`s Romanian shale gas site

Around 20 Greenpeace activists have blocked access to a shale gas exploration site in Romania, in a third attempt to scupper the drilling operations of US energy group Chevron.

Vivienne Westwood attacks fracking `bribes`

Fashion designer and environmental campaigner Vivienne Westwood launched a stinging attack on British politicians on Wednesday for their support for drilling for shale gas.

Thousands march in Romania against shale gas, gold mine

Thousands of Romanians rallied against a controversial Canadian gold mine project and against shale gas exploration, in weekly demos that have turned into one of the country`s longest-running protests in years.

12 dead in Bangladesh violence

Thousands of Romanians rallied against a controversial Canadian gold mine project and against shale gas exploration, in weekly demos that have turned into one of the country`s longest-running protests in years.

Shale gas extraction not harmful: Polish report

A scientific study in Poland has found that shale gas extraction at one site produced some toxic refuse but that the waste was reused and didn`t harm the environment.

World marching into abyss with shale gas: Castro

Shale gas is natural gas locked in rock formations that in the past decade has been found in great abundance around the world.