The fracking company, Cuadrilla, has breached rules on monitoring the flare at its Preston New Road shale gas site in Lancashire.
Investigative journalist and environmental writer. Specialising in UK onshore oil and gas, fracking and the reaction to it.
Life must be made difficult for oil and gas companies that increase – or fail to reduce – carbon emissions, Lancashire anti-fracking campaigners have argued.
Union Jack Oil said this morning it had acquired an extra 35% stake in the Keddington oilfield in Lincolnshire.
UK Oil & Gas plc has announced it has successfully shut-off the source of formation water that entered an oil well at its Horse Hill site in Surrey.
Opponents of the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick airport are seeking to overturn the decision of a High Court judge.
Production at Angus Energy’s Saltfleetby gasfield and oil flow at Balcombe would “mark a turnaround in the group’s fortunes” and bring “material cash flow for the first time”, the company said today.
Campaigners from Europe and North America have met a senior member of the United Nations to call for a ban on fracking.