Category: Daily headlines

News stream reporting on the latest news on efforts to exploit unconventional oil and gas and the campaign against it

May 2015 fracking headlines

Our digest of last month’s about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world, including: Investigation finds multiple problems at Cuadrilla drilling sites Hunters shot geese on Cuadrilla’s wildfowl refuge Third Energy applies for planning permission to frack in Ryedale Rathlin […]

April 2015 fracking headlines

Our digest of last month’s about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world, including: Four National Parks suitable for fracking are also among the most popular and biggest tourist earners Sir Nicholas Soames says fracking in Sussex is silly but […]

March 2015 fracking headlines

Our digest of last month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world, including: Leading UK doctors call for an immediate ban on fracking Europa abandons Immingham drilling site after finding no oil Ministers call on councils and police […]

February 2015 fracking headlines

Our digest of last month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world, including: Infrastructure Bill gets royal assent and government accused of breaking promise on fracking conditions Wales imposes moratorium on fracking planning applications and government devolves oil […]

January 2015 fracking headlines

Our digest of last month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments from the UK and around the world, including: Infrastructure Bill debate: defeat for fracking moratorium; Labour’s conditions adopted Scotland’s announcement of moratorium on fracking planning permissions Planning officers recommend refusal of Cuadrilla’s Fylde […]

December 2014 fracking headlines

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 […]

November 2014 fracking headlines

Our digest of last month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments from the UK and around the world including: IGas spuds well at Ellesmere Port; seismic testing near Chester; new drilling plans for Kent Ineos announces £640m investment in shale and faces community backlash […]

October 2014 fracking headlines

Our digest of last month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments from the UK and around the world including: IGas unveils plans to increase drilling in South Downs National Park and Surrey Report finds Cuadrilla’s plans for Fylde already causing anxiety and stress Bianca […]

September 2014 fracking headlines

Our digest of last month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments from the UK and around the world. Ineos plans to give 6% of gross profits to landowners and communities Government to allow underground drilling without consent – despite 99%+ opposition to consultation Environment […]