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Watford City, North Dakota - Natural gas is flared off as oil is pumped in the Bakken shale formation.  © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Watford City, North Dakota – Natural gas is flared off as oil is pumped in the Bakken shale formation.
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Price per litre of petrol on a garage forecourt goes down to below a £1 for the fist time as the price of oil drops. Druids Heath, Birmingham © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Price per litre of petrol on a garage forecourt goes down to below a £1 for the fist time as the price of oil drops. Druids Heath, Birmingham
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An oil well and wind turbines in west Texas. USA © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

An oil well and wind turbines in west Texas. USA
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Taft, California - Oil wells in the oil fields of southern San Joaquin Valley. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Taft, California – Oil wells in the oil fields of southern San Joaquin Valley.
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Taft, California - Natural gas pipeline in the oil and gas fields of southern San Joaquin Valley. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Taft, California – Natural gas pipeline in the oil and gas fields of southern San Joaquin Valley.
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Taft, California - An expansion loop in a natural gas pipeline frames an oil well in the oil and gas fields of southern San Joaquin Valley. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Taft, California – An expansion loop in a natural gas pipeline frames an oil well in the oil and gas fields of southern San Joaquin Valley.
© Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Wilmington, California - An oil refinery, operated by BP displaying a huge American flag. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Wilmington, California – An oil refinery, operated by BP displaying a huge American flag.
© Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

An oil tanker berthed at a terminal, Fawley Refinery, Oil refinery, Southampton Water. © Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

An oil tanker berthed at a terminal, Fawley Refinery, Oil refinery, Southampton Water.
© Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Tanker driver delivering fuel to a Shell petrol station. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Tanker driver delivering fuel to a Shell petrol station.
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Stanlow Oil Refinery, Essar Energy, Ellesmere Port, Chesire. © John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk)

Stanlow Oil Refinery, Essar Energy, Ellesmere Port, Chesire.
© John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk)

Watford City, North Dakota - Oil production in the Bakken shale formation. The oil boom has turned North Dakota into America's second-largest oil producer. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Watford City, North Dakota – Oil production in the Bakken shale formation. The oil boom has turned North Dakota into America’s second-largest oil producer.
© Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Pembroke Refinery, Valero Energy Corporation, Rhoscrowther, Pembrokeshire coast, Wales  © John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk)

Pembroke Refinery, Valero Energy Corporation, Rhoscrowther, Pembrokeshire coast, Wales
© John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk)

An Uncle Sam figure next to a BP petrol station, Norfolk. Uncle Sam was a national personification of the power of America and a nickname for the U.S. federal government Uncle Sam is derived from two earlier symbolic figures in American folklore—Brother Jonathan and Yankee Doodle. The most famous image of Uncle Sam was created by James Montgomery Flagg where Uncle Sam wears a tall top hat and blue jacket and is pointing at the viewer. In World War I it was used for a recruiting poster with the words: I Want You For The U.S. Army  © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

An Uncle Sam figure next to a BP petrol station, Norfolk. Uncle Sam was a national personification of the power of America and a nickname for the U.S. federal government Uncle Sam is derived from two earlier symbolic figures in American folklore—Brother Jonathan and Yankee Doodle. The most famous image of Uncle Sam was created by James Montgomery Flagg where Uncle Sam wears a tall top hat and blue jacket and is pointing at the viewer. In World War I it was used for a recruiting poster with the words: I Want You For The U.S. Army
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Caroline Lucas, Green MP for Brighton Pavilion, is arrested for taking part in an anti fracking protest. Anti Fracking campaigners join a civil disobedience day in Balcombe in a protest against energy company Cuadrilla Resources who are drilling in Balcombe, West Sussex. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Caroline Lucas, Green MP for Brighton Pavilion, is arrested for taking part in an anti fracking protest. Anti Fracking campaigners join a civil disobedience day in Balcombe in a protest against energy company Cuadrilla Resources who are drilling in Balcombe, West Sussex.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Caroline Lucas, Green MP for Brighton Pavilion, is arrested for taking part in an anti fracking protest. Anti Fracking campaigners join a civil disobedience day in Balcombe in a protest against energy company Cuadrilla Resources who are drilling in Balcombe, West Sussex. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Caroline Lucas, Green MP for Brighton Pavilion, is arrested for taking part in an anti fracking protest. Anti Fracking campaigners join a civil disobedience day in Balcombe in a protest against energy company Cuadrilla Resources who are drilling in Balcombe, West Sussex.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Caroline Lucas, Green MP for Brighton Pavilion, is arrested for taking part in an anti fracking protest. Anti Fracking campaigners join a civil disobedience day in Balcombe in a protest against energy company Cuadrilla Resources who are drilling in Balcombe, West Sussex. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Caroline Lucas, Green MP for Brighton Pavilion, is arrested for taking part in an anti fracking protest. Anti Fracking campaigners join a civil disobedience day in Balcombe in a protest against energy company Cuadrilla Resources who are drilling in Balcombe, West Sussex.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Caroline Lucas, Green MP for Brighton Pavilion, is arrested for taking part in an anti fracking protest. Anti Fracking campaigners join a civil disobedience day in Balcombe in a protest against energy company Cuadrilla Resources who are drilling in Balcombe, West Sussex. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Caroline Lucas, Green MP for Brighton Pavilion, is arrested for taking part in an anti fracking protest. Anti Fracking campaigners join a civil disobedience day in Balcombe in a protest against energy company Cuadrilla Resources who are drilling in Balcombe, West Sussex.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest against fracking - shale gas extraction - marched to the protest camp at Barton Moss, Salford, Greater Manchester, to coincide with the start of drilling at the site by IGas. © Paul Herrmann/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest against fracking – shale gas extraction – marched to the protest camp at Barton Moss, Salford, Greater Manchester, to coincide with the start of drilling at the site by IGas.
© Paul Herrmann/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest against fracking - shale gas extraction - marched to the protest camp at Barton Moss, Salford, Greater Manchester, to coincide with the start of drilling at the site by IGas. © Paul Herrmann/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest against fracking – shale gas extraction – marched to the protest camp at Barton Moss, Salford, Greater Manchester, to coincide with the start of drilling at the site by IGas.
© Paul Herrmann/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest against fracking - shale gas extraction - marched to the protest camp at Barton Moss, Salford, Greater Manchester, to coincide with the start of drilling at the site by IGas. © Paul Herrmann/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest against fracking – shale gas extraction – marched to the protest camp at Barton Moss, Salford, Greater Manchester, to coincide with the start of drilling at the site by IGas.
© Paul Herrmann/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest against fracking - shale gas extraction - marched to the protest camp at Barton Moss, Salford, Greater Manchester, to coincide with the start of drilling at the site by IGas. © Paul Herrmann/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest against fracking – shale gas extraction – marched to the protest camp at Barton Moss, Salford, Greater Manchester, to coincide with the start of drilling at the site by IGas.
© Paul Herrmann/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest against fracking - shale gas extraction - marched to the protest camp at Barton Moss, Salford, Greater Manchester, to coincide with the start of drilling at the site by IGas. © Paul Herrmann/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest against fracking – shale gas extraction – marched to the protest camp at Barton Moss, Salford, Greater Manchester, to coincide with the start of drilling at the site by IGas.
© Paul Herrmann/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest against fracking - shale gas extraction - marched to the protest camp at Barton Moss, Salford, Greater Manchester, to coincide with the start of drilling at the site by IGas. © Paul Herrmann/reportdigital.co.uk

Fracking - shale gas extraction - site at Barton Moss, Salford, Greater Manchester. Site operated by the company IGas. © Paul Herrmann/reportdigital.co.uk

Fracking – shale gas extraction – site at Barton Moss, Salford, Greater Manchester. Site operated by the company IGas.
© Paul Herrmann/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass convergence against Fracking company Cuadrilla Resources who are about start drilling in Balcombe, West Sussex. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass convergence against Fracking company Cuadrilla Resources who are about start drilling in Balcombe, West Sussex.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass convergence against Fracking company Cuadrilla Resources who are about start drilling in Balcombe, West Sussex. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass convergence against Fracking company Cuadrilla Resources who are about start drilling in Balcombe, West Sussex.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass convergence against Fracking company Cuadrilla Resources who are about start drilling in Balcombe, West Sussex. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass convergence against Fracking company Cuadrilla Resources who are about start drilling in Balcombe, West Sussex.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass convergence against Fracking company Cuadrilla Resources who are about start drilling in Balcombe, West Sussex. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass convergence against Fracking company Cuadrilla Resources who are about start drilling in Balcombe, West Sussex.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass convergence against Fracking company Cuadrilla Resources who are about start drilling in Balcombe, West Sussex. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass convergence against Fracking company Cuadrilla Resources who are about start drilling in Balcombe, West Sussex.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Williamsport, Pennsylvania USA- An Atlas Energy Resources natural gas well being drilled in preparation for hydraulic fracturing (fracking), Lycoming County. In the background is Rose Valley Lake.© Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Williamsport, Pennsylvania USA- An Atlas Energy Resources natural gas well being drilled in preparation for hydraulic fracturing (fracking), Lycoming County. In the background is Rose Valley Lake.
© Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk