Two Conservative MPs from shale gas areas have called for an upper limit on the number of fracking sites in exploration licence blocks.
Seismic surveying in Derbyshire and South Yorkshire could start at the end of this month.
Opponents of fracking have accused a parliamentary group on shale gas regulation of being biased in favour of the industry and failing to reflect the views of communities that might be affected.
Parliamentary questions, deadlines, meetings, festivals and information stalls in DrillOrDrop’s round up of events this week about fracking, onshore oil and gas and the campaign around them.
Summary of recent activity and expected operations at 50 sites across the UK, including applications, decisions, company plans and licence changes.
All the comments from members of the public in a consultation on oil production in north Lincolnshire oppose the plans, analysis by DrillOrDrop has revealed.
A shale gas company is offering £200 to selected residents in the area around north Nottinghamshire who allow access to their gardens for seismic surveying in preparation for fracking.
IGas has reduced by nearly 1.5km the maximum depth of its proposed shale gas well at Tinker Lane in north Nottinghamshire.
Deadlines, meetings, festivals, a film screening and a picnic in the park this week in DrillOrDrop’s round up of events about fracking, onshore oil and gas and the campaigns around them.
Almost three quarters of Britain’s company directors support decarbonisation of energy to mitigate climate change, and even more are in favour of greater use of solar, offshore wind and wave and tidal energy, according to new research.