Nick Ferris is senior data journalist and investigative reporter at Energy Monitor and The New Statesman.

He has previously worked at The Independent, The Telegraph, Greenpeace Unearthed, and The Straits Times. He is a graduate of the MA in Investigative Journalism at City University.


Basic information

Nick Ferris
Senior data journalist
United Kingdom

Supported projects

How Europe’s Energy Security Crisis Boosted Fracking in MENA

  • Energy
  • Environment

CAIRO / TUNIS / ALGIERS - This investigation shows how – as countries in MENA are seeking to boost gas production to meet European gas demand – they are allowing fracking to take place in fields in order to maximise production. Fracking often takes place near villages and farmland, and threatens the water supply and environmental integrity of the fragile desert regions.