Definition of 'fracking'
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On the one hand, they don't like fracking for gas. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They have a unique approach to protest: they plan to walk slowly in front of lorries on the road to the fracking site 2½ miles away. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Gas and oil produced by fracking reduce the power of those regimes. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The rise of shale gas from fracking has hit the whole of the oil industry. The Sun (2015)Why stage a protest against fracking at a site where there is no fracking? The Sun (2013)Activists fear the move will lead to controversial fracking for shale gas. The Sun (2013)Why does the initial fracking site reduce in size? Times, Sunday Times (2013)We also stopped by an oil drilling site where fracking has been done for decades. The Sun (2013)Local councils hold huge power over whether fracking sites are approved. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It also needs to get the message over that fracking will reduce gas imports and give us security of supply. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Both know that the emergence of the fracking industry in America has changed the whole refinery business. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This implies many hundreds of fracking sites and thousands of wells across northern England. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It means the village could become one of the country's first fracking sites. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A key question is how many fracking sites will be built. Times, Sunday Times (2014)That would mean about one in ten barrels of the world's oil being produced by fracking or other methods. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Engineers say the law brought in after two small earthquakes were felt in Blackpool following fracking for shale gas are too harsh. The Sun (2014)CO-OP BANK ran into more controversy yesterday by coming out against fracking for oil and gas. The Sun (2015)SO, fracking for gas is to be carried out by foreign firms. The Sun (2014)I don't think the impact of fracking on this area is going to be as minor as they say. Times, Sunday Times (2015)For example, France has a moratorium on shale gas fracking but promotes deep geothermal heat. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Council chiefs are demanding 10 per cent of the profits made by energy companies if they press ahead with fracking for shale gas in their areas. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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