Updated at 1.30pm on 11 December 2018 The largest earth tremor so far at Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool was recorded this morning, measuring 1.5ML. The company said it would stop operations for at least 18 hours.
Security staff working for Ineos used covert surveillance after equipment used to explore for shale gas was damaged, a court heard today.
Cuadrilla confirmed this morning it had resumed fracking after a tiny tremor was recorded near its Preston New Road fracking site.
People living in two new housing estates in Ellesmere Port have complained that they didn’t know about proposals for gas exploration nearby.
Last week, the Frack Free United campaign network delivered a declaration to Downing Street calling for a halt to fracking. It was signed by 8,000+ politicians, academics, community groups, environmental organisations and residents. In this guest weekend long read, Frack Free United makes the case against government policy […]
The Health and Safety Executive has reported that Tony Almond, who worked on onshore oil and gas policy, has died following a heart attack.
The Welsh government restated its commitment today to moving away from fossil fuel extraction and consumption.