INEOS is promoting its view of the benefits of shale gas to parish and town councils in its English exploration areas at a series of daytime meetings next month. Opponents of the company’s activities have described the meetings as a “sham consultation” and “a slick PR exercise”. They […]
Within the past few minutes the Planning Inspectorate has confirmed the date when the Inspector’s report on the Cuadrilla fracking inquiry will be submitted to the government. In an email, Leanne Palmer, of PINS, wrote: “The Inspector’s report is due to be submitted to the Secretary of State […]
Our digest of March’s headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments – and reaction to them
Two potential new drilling sites acquired by IGas in Cheshire have put meadows rearing a traditional breed of cattle “under siege”, the farmer says.
40+ meetings, film screenings, training and other key dates in April on fracking and onshore oil and gas. Advanced notice of dates throughout 2016. Updated throughout the month. Please let us know here if you’d like us to add your events.
Campaigners set up a camp in South Wales today to promote renewable energy and raise awareness of local unconventional gas developments in the run-up to the Welsh Assembly elections in May.
Letters seen by the Chester Standard suggest that IGas will not pay the £200,000 policing bill for the eviction of an anti-fracking camp from its coal bed methane site at Upton. In separate correspondence with a Cheshire MP the company’s chief executive, Stephen Bowler, has confirmed there are no […]
The majority investor in the Horse Hill oil well near Gatwick is claiming record UK onshore flow rates. After completing initial flow tests, UK Oil & Gas described the results this morning as “outstanding” and equivalent to rates from the North Sea.
The Cuadrilla public inquiry which closed this week defined the arguments that are likely to be rehearsed across the country when new fracking applications are decided.
With the close of the public inquiry into Cuadrilla’s fracking plans this evening, we asked people who were there to reflect on the 19 days of hearings.