Cuadrilla has been allowed to change controls on fracking and flaring at its shale gas site near Blackpool.
Investigative journalist and environmental writer. Specialising in onshore oil and gas, fracking and the reaction to it.
Fracking Week in Parliament MPs have questioned ministers in three departments over plans for fracking at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire.
Two shale gas companies and their executives are on a database launched today which aims to reveal lobbying in favour of fossil fuels and against climate change action.
In this week’s listings: Two-day oil and gas industry exhibition and conference Pop-up protest outside Lancashire County Council; Committee discusses latest Cuadrilla proposals for Preston New Road and Roseacre Wood; Europa Oil & Gas annual general meeting; Fundraising Winter Wonderland in Woodsetts; Christmas market outside Third Energy’s fracking […]
Yesterday Cuadrilla held another virtual tour of its Preston New Road shale gas site for online viewers (DrillOrDrop report). Lee Petts, environmental consultant and managing director of Remsol, recently had a real visit to the operation. In this guest post, he gives his impressions of the site near […]
The fracking company, Cuadrilla, has dismissed fears that shale gas in the Fylde area of Lancashire would contain large amounts of hydrogen sulphide, a hazardous gas associated with the smell of rotten eggs.
Fracking was rejected by the vast majority of people at a debate on its role in Britain’s energy mix. More than 150 people attended the event in a Derbyshire village near the county’s first proposed shale gas site.