Oil & Gas

Fracking shale gas

Fracking ‘unlikely’ to contaminate water

A study of the abandoned Selby coalfield in Yorkshire suggests fracking is unlikely to pose a pollution risk to freshwater supplies.

Energy Institute offers skills boost to industry

The energy industry is a sector in a constant state of change, which means maintaining and developing energy professionals’ competence is of paramount importance.

Shale drilling illustration

Pump up the volume

Pumps and valves technology will have to adapt if shale gas is ever to be extracted in the UK.

Viewpoint: Sliding fortunes

While falling oil prices are welcomed by many, they may spell serious issues ahead, writes North East of England Process Industry Cluster CEO, Stan Higgins.

MIcro-generation: a new frontier for process control

Micro-generation: a new frontier

The UK’s rapidly growing waste-to-energy market is catching the eye of control technology firms.