Residents in a south Yorkshire village are raising money to oppose shale gas exploration proposals by Ineos, largely owned by the UK’s richest man, the billionaire Jim Ratcliffe.
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Cuadrilla called today for changes to the regulations on seismicity induced by fracking to take account of ground vibration.
Exploratory drilling, fracking and production could be underway at the same time across multiple wells on several pads in a shale gas field, a company suggested today.
The shale gas industry was warned today it must tackle the problem of who pays for decommissioning if the operator goes out of business.
A group of six young people blocked the entrances of a seminar on the UK unconventional oil and gas industry this morning.
The operation to identify a water zone in Angus Energy’s Brockham sidetrack well in Surrey has been estimated by the company to take up to 10 weeks.
Anti-fracking campaigns have won a legal challenge to an injunction granted to the shale gas company, Ineos Upstream.