Increased production from US fracking operations is a major reason for the drop in oil prices, but there are warnings that the industry now faces a crisis. Kieran Cooke, of the Climate News Network, reports
Investigative journalist and environmental writer. Specialising in onshore oil and gas, fracking and the reaction to it.
Academics, a gas industry representative, a climate change adviser, a peer and a regulator will be giving evidence to the parliamentary inquiry on the environmental risks of fracking. Our report on the inquiry
Opponents of drilling near Leith Hill in the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are preparing for another round in their long-running fight with Europa Oil and Gas.
Operators started drilling (spudded) 19 onshore oil and gas wells in 2014, four more than in 2013, but 10 down on 2011. Click here for 2013 figures and charts. Based on information from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), 10 of the 2014 spudded wells were […]
Our review of some of the key events and announcements on fracking and onshore oil and gas for in 2015 Parliament The Committee stage of the Infrastructure Bill resumes with two sessions on Tuesday 6th January and continues on Thursday 8th, Tuesday 13 and Thursday 15th January 2015. […]
Our digest of last month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments from the UK and around the world including: The progress of the Infrastructure Bill The outcome of the judicial review of Cuadrilla’s planning permission at Balcombe Cuadrilla’s applications to frack in the Fylde […]
Catch up on the headlines with our quick review of fracking and onshore oil and gas news from 2014. Click here for our more detailed month-by-month round-up of the year, with links to posts and source material.